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Bladehand/ Heavy Equipment Operator

Construction | Riverton, UT | Full Time

Job Description


 

BLADEHAND

 

Essential duties and responsibilities including but not limited to: 

  •  
  • Ability to operate various pieces of heavy equipment such as a backhoe, excavator, loader and motor grader in a safe and efficient manner per company safety standards.
  • Experience with GPS is a plus
  • Grading experience is preferred 
  • Ability to read and understand plans and specifications.
  • Conduct equipment inspections, grease, and oil daily to maintain proper working condition.
  • Keep the equipment clean.
  • Report any need for repairs to the site Supervisor immediately.
  • Finish Skip loader
  • Ability to complete all aspects of grading work.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years’ experience operating heavy equipment listed above (no forklift operators please) 
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation

Experience:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator: 2+ years (Preferred)
  • Grader Operation: 2 years (Preferred)
  • HWY CONSTRUCTION: 1 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations (mostly local)

Qualification standards
 · Minimum two (2) years of experience in the heavy/civil construction industry.

· Thorough understanding of the operation of a bulldozer.

· Post-offer drug/alcohol screen and physical evaluation.

· New Hire Orientation Quiz

· Applicant/employee must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of such individual or others in the workplace.

· Job site safety requirements as required by the client (steel toe boots, etc.).

· Safety equipment as required by the client (hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, respirator, hearing protection, safety harness with lanyard, etc.).

· Mobility Barriers to Access Job Site: 

o Uneven ground level

o Obstructed pathways

o Work performed at low and/or high elevations

o Work performed in confined areas

· Climatic/Environmental Conditions at Job Site: 

o Predominately outdoor climate

o May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather

o Excessive humidity, rain, etc.

o Various noise levels caused by tools, machinery, equipment, etc.

o Potential exposure to chemical substances

Physical requirements
 · Must comply with company’s drug and alcohol policy.

· Must be able to pass physical examination, pre-employment if necessary, and as required by the company.

· Able to carry 50 lbs. of tool and/or materials. It is recommended to get assistance to lift items over 50 lbs. Check with your project supervisor or project safety director.

· Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time

· Must be able to work extended hours on your feet on uneven surfaces (dirt, concrete, asphalt, mud, gravel, etc.)

Benefits:

 SIMPLE IRA with company match

  •  SIMPLE IRA with company match
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Waiting periods may apply

Schedule:

  • Day shift 
  • Monday to Friday
  • Full Time
  • Overtime (varies)
  • Weekends (vary)



This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  •  Has the ability to use a 140 or 14M Motor Grader

 

SERIOUS APPLICANTS ONLY!!! WE WILL NOT CONSIDER ANY APPLICANT THAT DOES NOT MEET THE MINIMUM OPERATING REQUIREMENTS!! ONLY CONSTRUCTION HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS! NO FORKLIFT OPERATORS!

Pay:

 $20.00 - $23.00 per hour based on experience