Heavy Equipment Operator

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Description

Civil construction firm specializing in the creation and renovation of sports fields, city parks, wetland mitigations, infrastructure and roads projects is currently seeking experienced heavy equipment operators. The right candidates will have a minimum of 5 years experience operating large excavators and dozers. Must be able to perform pipe laying labor work when needed. Punctuality and reliable transportation is required. Prior superintendent and foreman experience are a plus.

 

Drug testing is a condition of employment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide support to successful completion of construction and engineering work.

Read and understand blueprints.

Knowledge of State, County and City codes and requirements.

Operate all heavy equipment such as excavators, bulldozers, front-end loaders, and related equipment in a safe and secure way.

Perform finish dozer work and ability to grade +- .10

Dig main lines

Read plan and set the lasers

Operate the equipment in such a way as to prevent accidents and damage of property.

Perform periodical safety, maintenance or servicing checks to ensure proper functioning of the equipment and make minor repairs if needed.

Inform and advise the management or repairmen for major repairs or maintenance.

Perform road work, clearing, grading, main line digging, storm, sewer, water and dry utilities and fine grading.

Operate the equipment manually and also through the use of lasers.

Knowledge Requirement

 

A heavy equipment operator must possess knowledge to perform work satisfactorily. The essential criteria must include the knowledge of:

Must have ability to read the plans, survey stakes and know how to set the lasers

Minor repair of equipment

Workplace safety practices

Qualifications

Must have physical and mental ability to withstand strenuous and dangerous work environments. Ability to lift 50 lbs

Possess the physical strength to operate heavy and power-driven equipment

Ability to work as a team player

Ability to communicate and interact both verbally and written

A keen eye to details and good decision making skills

Managing of emergency situations, work pressure and stress

Ability to complete work projects on time and in an effective manner

Possess a deep analytical understanding and problem solving skills

Devoted to following code of ethics

Able to work independently with minimum supervision

Flexible to work during odd hours

20607 SR 9 S.E., Snohomish Full-time
Building/Construction
Snohomish County Only This job is either located or can be performed in Snohomish County
Yearly Salary $105,000+
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