Heavy Equipment Operator
- Military veterans preferred
2019-10-29 DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating earth moving equipment in a safe and effective manner.
Operate earth moving equipment in a safe and effective manner to minimize risk of injury, property damage, or loss of life; equipment may include, but is not limited to: motor grader, frontend loader, backhoe, excavator, vibratory roller, water truck, ditch witch trencher, or bobcat skidsteer/tracksteer, Cranes
Inspect, clean, and perform operator level maintenance on equipment in accordance with standards
Interact with the customer for movement of materials and equipment
Perform daily safety checks to ensure equipment is in safe operating condition
Follow related safety regulations, contract requirements, company policies, and operating procedures
Ensure equipment is properly utilized, maintained, and stored
Complete necessary documentation, reporting, and limited office duties
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of equipment safety, maintenance, and storage
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability understand equipment load charts and coordinate earth movement to standard of project
Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment
Experience & Education
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Five (5) years’ of experience operating a variety of heavy equipment used in road and surface maintenance including dozers, graders, loaders/bucket loaders, forklifts, dump trucks, water trucks, runway/street sweeping equipment, cranes and tractor trailers.
Experience maintaining and repairing graded roads, graveled roads, acreage and drainage ditches; performing dust abatement.
Must possess a national or international approved commercial driver’s license (CDL) with airbrakes.
Must hold national or international approved crane certification at least 25k to 60k.
Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds, bend, stoop, and work safely around equipment, materials, supplies, and other items to be handled
Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions