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Operator Heavy Equipment

PeopleReady Skilled Trades Division Newport News, VA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Responsible for the safe, efficient and quality conscious operation of fixed and mobile equipment and the execution of labor tasks related to the position. Assure the work being performed consistently meets or exceeds the expectations of the supervisor as well as published policies and procedures

Essential duties and responsibilities:

· Operate dumper, ship loader, dozers and loaders to dump rail cars, load and unload vessels and/or trucks, perform general labor and maintenance duties

· Operate skid steers, excavators and/or hydraulic cranes as assigned

· Operate locomotives, both remotely and manually

· Trouble shoot and repair of malfunctioning equipment and components

· Responsible for general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment as needed

· Respond to emergency call-outs if needed

· Identify, report and correct safety and environmental concerns

· Complete appropriate documentation and paperwork

· Perform all work in compliance with company standards, procedures and regulatory requirements.

· Attend daily / weekly safety meetings

· Execute general preventative maintenance activities, repairs and housekeeping tasks. A high degree of cleanliness and organization must be maintained

· Perform any other terminal functions as trained, requested and instructed by supervision

Requirements:

·         Must be able to obtain and maintain a TWIC card

·         Experience operating any of the following equipment:  dumper, ship loader, dozers, loaders, skid steers, excavators and/or hydraulic cranes

·         Experience performing maintenance and repair of equipment

·         Extensive training in railcar, truck, heavy equipment, warehousing vessel operations, safety and environmental as required

·         Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

·         Must be able to climb to heights of up to 120'

·         Demonstrated aptitude to execute customer orders, complete and maintain necessary records

·         Must have the ability and willingness to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required work schedules, focus attention on details and follow work rules

·         Assure the work being performed consistently meets or exceeds the expectations of the supervisor, as well as published policies

·         Must have basic math skills

·         Must be able to communicate and comprehend clearly, verbally and in writing, in English

·         Must be able to understand and comply with all requirements for any emergency

·         Must be able to climb to heights of up to 120'

·         Must meet physical requirements including, but not limited to:

·             consistently lifting / carrying weights / forces up to 50 pounds

·         Routinely walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending and squatting, climbing up / down ladders and stairs, standing, sitting and negotiating uneven and moving surfaces

·         Must be able to stand for extended periods of time

·         Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

·         Must meet medical criteria for use of respiratory protective equipment

·         Will be required to work outside in all types of weather throughout the year

·         Must be available to work all shifts and weekends, including 12 hour shifts & overtime as needed

Company Description
PeopleReady is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religious affiliation, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability. We will get to know you and connect you with jobs that match your skills, experience and preferences. We work hard every single day to find jobs so each employee has opportunity and variety in their work.

PeopleReady Skilled Trades Division

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PeopleReady is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religious affiliation, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability. We will get to know you and connect you with jobs that match your skills, experience and preferences. We work hard every single day to find jobs so each employee has opportunity and variety in their work.

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Address

1900 Harbor Rd

Newport News, VA
23607 USA

Industry

Construction

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