Heavy Equipment Operator

Pittsburgh, PA

Post Date: 06/19/2017 Job ID: 115091 Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: $22.00 - $26.00
Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator
Pay: $22 to $26/ Hour.
Hours: 7 am to 3: 30 pm.
Location: 50 mile radius of Coraopolis, Pa
Benefits: After probationary period.

Primary Functions:

High performing commercial construction company is currently seeking a reliable heavy equipment operator to become a member of our team. The candidate must be an effective communicator with excellent negotiation skills. The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong work ethic, dedication to the company s core values of superior customer service and exhibit a positive can-do attitude. This person must be flexible, thrive in a fast-paced environment and be equipped with strong time management and problem solving skills to tackle numerous challenges.

Position Summary:

Heavy Construction Equipment Operator must possess the ability to SAFELY and SKILLFULLY operate equipment. Performs duties as directed by foreman while operating any or all of the following equipment: Excavator, backhoe, bulldozer, front end loader, etc. Candidate must be willing to listen and learn.

Essential Job functions:

- Must be physically capable of performing work requirements asked of them.
- Must follow all safety policies and safety procedures per company and utility customer standards.
- Skillfully operates heavy equipment: includes ditching, excavating, backfilling, tamping, breaking, running, maneuvering, etc. With minimal disruption to the surrounding improvements and infrastructure.
- Skilled worker who possess the required knowledge, skill, and physical ability to perform construction and maintenance duties of the equipment.
- Ability to perform the essential physical functions of the job and operate within a short time frame as needed
- Must work well with others
- Secure work site, equipment and materials at the end of each shift to ensure public safety and safety of equipment and materials
- Inspects heavy equipment: includes structures and materials; identifies causes of errors and other problems or defects
- Monitors information: includes materials, events, or environment; detects or assesses problems associated with heavy equipment
- Identifies information: includes categorizing, estimating, and recognizing differences or similarities in heavy equipment; detects changes in circumstances or events

Position Qualifications:

- At least 2 years prior heavy construction equipment operator experience.
- Working knowledge of general hand tools and power tools preferred.
- Ability to work in all types of weather.

Prerequisites:

- Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol screen.
- Personal transportation available to and from job site.
- Current/Valid Driver s License preferred.
- Must be able to lift 50+ pounds.

Other Requirements:

- Customer focused
- Professional appearance
- Solid communication skills both written and verbal
- Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
- Ability to be flexible, organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Valid Drivers License.
- Own reliable transportation.
- Must pass pre employment drug screen

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