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Equipment Operator w/CDL

TALON/LPE-OUT OF STATE
Artesia, NM
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I w/CDL

Location: Artesia, New Mexico

Job Title: Equipment Operator I w/CDL

Department: Environmental

Reports To: Regional Manager

FLSA Status: Full-time, Nonexempt

Insurance Class: Weekly-Hourly Staff

WC Code: 4511 Environmental Consultants

Personnel Type: Environmental Personnel

SUMMARY:

An equipment operator is tasked with the safe and efficient operations of heavy machinery, such as, but not limited to, loaders, dump trucks, backhoes, and graders. The equipment operator ensures that the machinery he or she is about to use is in good working order, and then follows all relevant procedures and protocols while using it. The operator may be asked to provide input into the way some equipment is used on a site and is required to report any noticed anomalies in operation to the acting supervisor. The operator also typically assists with any loading or unloading of the equipment.

The operator must carefully follow the directives of acting site supervisors, and the operation of the equipment is usually far more precise and intricate than may be readily apparent. Equipment operators must always stay in control.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Clean, lubricate, maintain, and/or repair equipment.
  • Set up, operate, and service equipment.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
  • Maintain a clean and presentable jobsite.
  • Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Store and transport all equipment safely and securely.
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • 0 – 2 years experience.
  • Motor vehicle driving record that is consistent with Company and insurance carrier standards and policies.
  • Able to travel to jobsites during all phases of a project and able to travel to jobsites which may be remote.
  • Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to work as a team.
  • Must be able to speak and understand English.
  • Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, and climb ladders for extended periods of time.
  • Must have strong work ethic, be a self starter, a problem solver, and a team player.
  • Review and adhere to federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • Adhere to QA/QC procedures.
  • Ability to professionally communicate with clients on jobsites.
  • Motor vehicle driving record that is consistent with Company and insurance carrier standards and policies.
  • Must able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.
  • Must able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.
  • Must be able to wear any required PPE.
  • Ability to obtain HAZWOPER 40 and other necessary certifications as required.
  • Able to perform heavy lifting; minimum 50 pounds.
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:
  • Review and adhere to federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • Adhere to QA/QC procedures.
  • Ability to professionally communicate with clients on jobsites.
WORK CONDITIONS:
  • Ability to work outside year round in all types of weather conditions.
  • Ability to travel as required by position.
  • Available to work extended hours as required by project schedules or urgent schedules.
MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS:

Depending on an individual’s job duties, the Company may require an individual to complete a medical examination. Persons, whom the Company wishes to hire, will receive a conditional offer of employment contingent on the successful completion of background checks, drug/alcohol test, medical examination and positive report of their fitness to perform the duties required for this position.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
  • Commitment to Safety– Provides a sustained effort and dedication to getting the job done safely, works continuously to produce superior work regardless of obstacles or setbacks. Displays safe work, personal concern, pride, and accountability in all areas of responsibility.
  • Leadership – Demonstrates or models behavior that rallies others around a common cause and builds a shared sense of purpose.
  • Problem Solving – Analyzes relevant aspects of a situation before reaching a conclusion; does not hesitate to take action when required.
  • Results Driven – Focuses on and achieves results. Takes actions that have a positive impact on profitability. Takes calculated risks that are likely to provide good business results. Holds self and others accountable for impact on the bottom line.
  • Organization – Plans and organizes multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines.
  • Oral and Written Communication – Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; read and interpret complex information; talk with customers or clients; listens well.
  • Teamwork – Actively seeks to contribute to the positive morale, attitude and effectiveness of their work environment.
CDL REGULATIONS:

To be considered for employment as a CDL driver for Talon/LPE, Ltd. (Talon), and to comply with the terms of fulfilling a “Safety Sensitive” position under FMCSA and PHMSA, each potential driver must meet all the requirements as indicated in the DOT FMCSA regulations to include, but not limited to:

  1. Registering on the FMCSA Clearinghouse
  2. Consenting to Talon conducting a query in the FMCSA Clearinghouse
  3. Obtaining a clear Drug & Alcohol report from the Clearinghouse
  4. Completing Driver Application as is required in the FMCSA
  5. Providing information on employers for the previous three years prior to employment in order to complete DOT mandated “Inquiry to Previous Employers: Safety Performance History Records” and having no record of safety, drug, or alcohol infractions
  6. Providing a current CDL license with verification
  7. Having a current and valid Medical Examiners Certificate attached to their CDL
E-VERIFY AND RIGHT TO WORK

Talon/LPE participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States. If you have the right to work, don’t let anyone take it away. For more information, please visit talonlpe.com/employment.

TALON/LPE-OUT OF STATE

Address

Artesia, NM
USA

Industry

Construction

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