Heavy Equipment Operator
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Our Construction company is in search of a Heavy Equipment Operator to join us. You should be primarily able to operate heavy machinery and ensure it is kept in proper working order. Besides, you should be familiar with the safety and health protocols. You should be able to conduct regular machinery maintenance checks and schedule servicing appointments whenever needed.  

Furthermore, you should be able to help load and unload construction materials. You should maintain and update a documentation of your day-to-day activities and coordinate the same with the Site Supervisor and Construction Manager. In addition to this, you should ensure doing minimal damage and report any such instances to the senior management.  

As a Heavy Equipment Operator, you should be detail-oriented and display excellent physical dexterity. Also, you should be familiar in operating various heavy machineries. To perform in this job role, you should be able to work at long, flexible hours and in extreme weather conditions. 

If you can take up these job responsibilities, then do get in touch with us. We would like to hear from you.  

Responsibilities 

  • Adhering to the safety policies and company regulations when operating heavy machinery 

  • Assisting in loading and unloading of equipment  

  • Ensuring that excess materials and wastes are disposed properly  

  • Keeping and maintaining the equipment in a safe manner 

  • Adjusting the machine settings as and when needed 

  • Creating and maintaining a documentation and reports of day-to-day activities 

  • Ensuring that there is minimal damage and reporting any damages to the senior management 

  • Providing the Construction Manager with the estimate of construction materials weight 

  • Inspecting the machinery to check for the tire conditions 

  • Scheduling servicing appointments for the machinery when required 

  • Examining the machinery and offering suggestions on upgrades and repairs 

Requirements 

  • High school diploma or GED 

  • Proven work experience in the Construction industry as a Heavy Equipment Operator, Equipment Operator, Crane Operator, or a similar role 

  • Familiarity in operating heavy machinery like Boom Lift, Bulldozer, and Forklift 

  • Knowledge of safety procedures and policies 

  • Ability to lift and carry heavy loads 

  • Having a keen eye for detail 

  • Highly motivated individual 

  • Good time management and organizational skills 

  • Strong troubleshooting abilities 

  • Ability to work for long, flexible hours and on weekends 

  • A team player and ability to work independently 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to manage stressful situations 

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