What does a Heavy Equipment Operator do?
A Heavy Equipment Operator uses a variety construction class vehicle on various job sites in all weather conditions. You will perform duties as part of a team and will be expected to communicate effectively while maintaining the highest safety practices.
The ideal candidate needs to have a GED or H.S. diploma with any current NCCER certification. You need to have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record for the past 2 years and at minimum of 2 years of experience handling heavy equipment. You need an understanding of the necessary job site safety procedures and preventative maintenance on a variety of construction class vehicles. A job offer is contingent on passing a drug test. A Heavy Equipment Operator will have the flexibility to work a variety of shifts potentially on different job sites with 2 weeks' notice.
- Performs preventive maintenance
- Operates a variety of construction class vehicles
- Operate vehicles with safety precautions in place
- Works as part of a team under strict deadlines
- Expected to work in a variety of extreme weather conditions
- Maintenance licensing and certification on all vehicles
- Wear safety gear at all times
- Attend all safety trainings
- Driver's license, required
- Clean driving record for the past 2 years
- Ability to pass a drug test
- Hold any NCCER certification, required
- 2+ years of experience handling heavy equipment
- Understanding of job site safety procedures
- Familiarity with preventive maintenance on a variety of construction class vehicles
- Willingness to work a variety of shifts with 2 weeks' notice
- Willingness to be outside in a variety of extreme weather conditions