Heavy Equipment Operator

Job Description

Heavy equipment operators operate heavy equipment used in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, water and sewer lines and other structures; in surface mining and quarrying activities; and in material handling work.

Key Responsabilities:
  • Operate all heavy equipment safely and efficiently
  • Check heavy equipment using approved circle check procedures before operating them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
  • Operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, bulldozers, loaders and graders to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials during construction and related activities
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Diagnose / identify defects in heavy duty equipment.
  • Oversee cargo handling and secure loads, including equipment preparation, application of safe practices, compliance with applicable Acts and regulations
  • Maneuver trucks/heavy equipment into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork (may include, but is not limited to, daily logs, inspection logs, equipment inspection, hours of service, invoices, etc).
Qualifications/Skills:
  • 2+ years of experience in Heavy Equipment operation
  • Heavy Equipment Operation Certification
  • Must adhere to company’s health, safety and environmental reporting and assessing standards
  • Working in and around heavy machinery
  • Candidates must be able to perform physical work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, AZ driver’s license class would be an asset
  • Willing to travel

Job Info

Location

Villeneuve Construction (Hearst Division)

Opening

Immediately

Terms of Employment

Full-Time

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