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Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborer (Spokane)

Continental Contractors

compensation: DOE
employment type: full-time
job title: Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator

Summary
Under general supervision, operates various equipment including graders, tractors, backhoes, front end loaders and dozers. May also include forklifts and skid steer loaders.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Assist in the installation of underground utilities to include water and sewer systems.
2. Grade for curb, sidewalk, and roads.
3. May lead, guide, and train others while performing related work.
4. Performs routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking oil, water, and tires.
5. Operates graders for leveling and operates tractors to load materials such as dirt and rocks.
6. Operates backhoe and front end loaders as required.
7. Operates forklifts and dump trucks to transport materials.
8. Operates various equipment for general site preparation, mass grading, digging for sewer and water services and related assignments.
9. Operates large excavators
10. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
11. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
12. May perform manual digging and lifting, moving material by hand and working outside of equipment.
Minimum Job Requirements
• High school diploma or GED; at least 2 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
• Ability to operate heavy equipment.
• Basic knowledge of industry best practices and procedures.
• Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.
• Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
• Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.
• Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
• Experience as a machine operator.
• Knowledge of production procedures.
• Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals.
• Analytical skills.
• Attention to detail.
• Teamwork.
• Physical stamina and strength.
• High level of integrity
• Good verbal communications skills
• Active listening ability
• Can mentor and teach colleagues with less experience
• Problem-solving skills
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
• Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
• Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, and/or loud noises.
• Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
• Must wear personal protective equipment daily.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7757108475

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