Heavy Equipment Operator - Military veterans preferred

2019-10-29
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee



Niger

 
Job Summary
 
The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating earth moving equipment in a safe and effective manner.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • 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