Heavy Equipment Operator
Overview:Allan Myers is the largest heavy civil construction company and materials provider in the Mid-Atlantic with seven regional offices and 15 asphalt and aggregate plants. With a workforce of more than 2,000 hard working men and women, and our own extensive fleet of vehicles and equipment, there is no job that we can not tackle. The markets we serve include: design-build, site development, transportation, water and asphalt and aggregate production. With more than 75 years of history under our belt, we are constantly growing and pushing ourselves to take on new challenges that are bigger and bolder. We are a team of hard-working men and women as strong as the structures we build. With Myers on your helmet, you'll be part of an elite team, bonded by their determination, committed to building the face of tomorrow, today. Allan Myers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce (Minority/Female/ Protected Veterans/Disabled). This position operates one or more types of power construction equipment; such as backhoes, pavers, dozers, trackhoe loader, scrapers, rock trucks, rollers and graders in order to perform various construction tasks such as paving, excavating, laying pipe, moving and grading dirt, etc. Responsible for safe operation of machines, maintenance and up-keep of equipment. Responsibilities:Discusses plans for the day's work with field manager, reviews blueprints if necessary and determines best method of getting assigned work done safely, accurately and on time.Adjusts hand levers and depresses pedals to operate equipment and control attachments such as, blades, buckets, scrapers, and swing booms.Performs equipment maintenance duties such as cleaning, greasing and oiling machines.Utilizes actual years of experience in operating equipment in developing a feel for various levers and attachments and in developing skills such as fine grading and cutting slopes.Operates equipment with priority of making the job safe for all persons working around the equipment. Ensures that other workers stay clear of machine while working in tight places and ensures that there is teamwork between self and other operators working at the project site.Make judgments regarding the most efficient operations of equipment and attachments.Must have very good hand, foot and eye coordination to safely operate their equipmentCompliance with Allan Myers Polices including but not limited to.Equipment repair / maintenance procedures and Operator Safety StandardsSafety, Safety, Safety!"Home Safe Tonight" and related policiesQualifications:GED / HS Diploma a plus.2 yrs of equipment operating experience is a necessity.Related work experience is a necessity.Valid Driver's License required.Requires extensive and heavy physical activity and dexterity.Must be able to operate for long periods of time and to get into awkward positions when cleaning and providing maintenance to the equipment.Requires the ability to stand, walk, reach, kneel, climb or balance.Must be able to carry or handle materials sometimes up to 75 pounds.Requires specific types of vision: close, color, peripheral.