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Heavy Equipment Operators - Dozer/Excavator

S.T. Wooten Corporation
Clayton, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

JOB LOCATION: I-40 at Wake/Johnston County line - North Carolina





Operate one or several types of power construction equipment including but not limited to  motor-graders, bulldozers, rubber tire backhoes or trackhoes, rollers, articulated dump truck drivers, front-end loaders or hydraulic excavators to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete, asphalt, or other hard surface pavement on road beds, parking lots,  airport runways and taxiways.  May perform minor repairs and maintain equipment in addition to other duties.



Heavy Highway Division - Heavy Equipment Operators - Dozer/Excavator

1.)   Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, or other materials, using trucks, power cranes, shovels, or related equipment.

2.)   Start machine, engage clutch, and push and move levers, switches, and pedals to guide machine along forms or guidelines and to control the operation of machine attachments, such as blades, buckets, scrapers, or swing booms.

3.)   Drive and maneuver equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, or rocks or to distribute and level earth or terrain.

4.)   Operate machines to spread, smooth, level, or steel-reinforce stone, concrete, or asphalt on road beds or other job sites as needed.

5.)   Operate tamping machines or manually roll surfaces to compact earth fills, foundation forms, and finished road materials, according to grade specifications.

6.)   Observe grade in order to adjust machine settings and indicate low spots for workers to add material.

7.)   Conduct documented pre-shift inspections of equipment for safety and mechanical defects.

8.)   Work long, flexible hours as demanded by our customers including nights, weekends, and work outside for extended periods during all seasons of the year.

10.)Align machines, cutter heads, or depth gauge makers with reference stakes and guidelines or ground or position equipment, following hand signals of other workers.

11.)Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.

12.)Inspect, clean, maintain, and repair equipment, using mechanics' hand tools. Conduct pre-shift inspections and report any concerns or malfunctions to supervisors.

13.)Learn and follow safety regulations.

14.)Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.

15.)Perform necessary work while complying with all company policies and procedures.

16.)Perform additional duties as required or directed by their immediate supervisor or other manager.




  • Must be a minimum of 21 years old.


Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-year previous operating experience is required.
  • Must be experienced on multiple types of heavy equipment - bulldozer, trackhoe, excavator, motorgrader & etc. 
  • Experience with GPS equipment is a plus.
  • Previous NCDOT highway construction experience is helpful.



  • Candidate must have a valid driver license with an acceptable MVR record.
  • Must have good work ethic and be dependable.
  • Must be able to work various hours as needed.
  • Qualified candidate must be able to work days, nights and weekends.
  • Must be willing to work out of town if needed.


Heavy Physical Demands:

Heavy physical effort required including pulling and lifting or moving heavy weight material with frequent lifting or moving materials or equipment (over 80 pounds). If a position specific Physical Demands sheet is attached, it will describe in more detail the physical demands that are required. 


Physical Activity:

Position requires the ability to continuously work around any or all of the following: noise, dust, heat, cold, oil and heavy equipment. Personal protective equipment is normally required of the position.  Position requires ability to exchange ideas quickly and clearly and the ability to receive and evaluate detailed information and instructions.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position.  All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

EOE.  Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

S.T. Wooten Corporation


Clayton, NC
27520 USA



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