The Equipment Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of multiple pieces of construction equipment. The Equipment Operator is proficient in the use of a diverse range of construction equipment. We are specifically looking for experienced backhoe and directional boring machine operators
This position will be in Ree Heights, SD.
Duties and responsibilities
Operate various pieces of construction equipment used in earth moving operations (ex. Scraper, Articulated off-road-trucks, compactors, excavators, etc…)
Operate construction equipment in accordance with company procedures and safety regulations
Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment
Operate the equipment in the right direction and angles to prevent accidents and damage of property
Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, and lubricate, refill and clean equipment as necessary
Use various pieces of equipment to perform fine grading and finishing, sloping and banking, backfilling, demolition, ditching, loading, excavating and stockpiling
Operate equipment in various situations, maintaining proper awareness of one’s surroundings
Report need for large repairs to appropriate parties
Perform other related duties as required, directed, or as the situation dictates
Minimum one year of operating construction equipment
Experience on multiple pieces of construction equipment is preferred
Possess a valid driver license
Ability to pass a pre-employment urine drug test and submit to random drug and/or alcohol testing during employment
Outdoor environment subject to changing conditions and temperatures
Occasional exposures to fumes, dust, odors, heights, and loud noises.
May be required to work 60+ hours, 6 days a week.
Verbal, auditory, and written capabilities to effectively communicate in an articulate manner.
Clarity of vision at varying distances to perform various work assignments.
Standing, walking or sitting for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of specialized tools and equipment.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
Occasional bending, kneeling, or crouching.
Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling object(s) weighing up to 50 pounds
Northern Improvement is an Equal Opportunity Employer