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Heavy Equipment Operator

PWW Recruiting, LLC. Roxboro, NC

  • Posted: 28 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


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


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