Heavy Equipment Operator
PWW Recruiting, LLC. Roxboro, NC
- Posted: 28 days ago
This position is responsible for the use and operation of heavy construction equipment which could include a backhoe, front end loader, dozer, excavator, and/or motor grader in a safe and efficient manner.
This position requires a multi-faceted track and wheel driven heavy equipment operator that can safely, productively, and with proven skill, control, maneuver, and navigate numerous types of construction equipment to a high degree of grading and excavation accuracy. Operator has a thorough understanding of construction surveying, including grade control and elevations specific to engineered plans and specifications.
Load and/or move various materials (ash, dirt, rock, etc.) using heavy construction equipment
Drive and maneuver equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation and rocks to distribute and level earth or terrain
Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members
Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
Must be able to quickly and repeatedly adjust controls of machine to exact positions as necessary
Learn, follow, and promote all safety regulations
Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum three years' experience operating heavy equipment in a construction or similar environment required
Valid driver's license required
Experience operating in a production-focused environment preferred
Experience utilizing GPS grading systems (i.e. Trimble, Topcon) preferred
Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in ash management, structural fills and landfills preferred
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance preferred
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Work Environment & Conditions
This position requires a flexible work schedule: nights, weekends, holidays, and/or overtime
Must be able to climb, maintain body equilibrium, reach, grasp, bend and walk/stand/sit for extended periods of time
Must be able to hear and see naturally or with correction
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Be subject to loud noises
Be subject to atmospheric conditions - one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odor, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation
This position requires working in the internal and external environment
Ability to work independently and as a team
Ability to work under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment
Ability to effectively communicate
PWW Recruiting, LLC.
ConstructionView all jobs at PWW Recruiting, LLC.