Heavy Equipment Operator

Pooler, GA
Full-time


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for control and operation of one or more types of heavy equipment.
  • Operates equipment to desired specifications based on usage
  • Manipulates hand or foot levers to control movements of equipment.
  • May perform other related duties, such as preventive maintenance on machinery.
  • The operator is responsible for the efficient working condition of the equipment and is expected to perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.

Qualifications Requirements

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Experience working with construction crews with measurable production goals.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have prior Heavy Equipment Operator experience.
  • Must obtain a negative drug test result prior to hire and maintain throughout term of employment.
  • The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, jump, crouch, or crawl.
  • Flexible availability to include overtime, possible weekends and nights.
  • Work environments will vary making it necessary to tolerate weather conditions, such as rain and extreme temperatures. Employees may be exposed to dust, dirt, varying temperatures, loud noises, etc.

Requirements

  • 2+ years of equipment operation and related asphalt or construction experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of the construction industry.
  • Valid drivers license

Job Type: Full-time

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