Heavy Equipment Operator

Employer
Branscome, Inc.
Location
Rockville, VA
Posted
Apr 26, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
1946623353
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Major Role and Purpose Operate heavy grading equipment (Excavator, Motorgrader, Dozer, Backhoe, Roller, Rear Dump) to spread, cut and level dirt, gravel and stone to the job specifications. Description of Duties This includes, but is not limited to the following: Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and company safety policies and procedures Grade to specifications in construction and maintenance of earthwork structures, such as highways, streets, airports, dikes, temporary roads and site developments Operates equipment in successive passes over working area, observing reference stakes or hand signals of assisting workers Level surface to specified grade Rough grading includes highway and site shoulders, slopes and ditches (Excavator, Motorgrader, Dozer, Backhoe) Ability to fine grade and cut blue tops at a productive pace Operate a grader to cut and smooth sub-grade on street, highway and site paving projects Use hand tools when necessary Ability to oil, grease, service and make normal operating adjustments to heavy equipment Education High School diploma preferred Work Experience 2+ years of heavy equipment operation - Specifically construction industry in the building of roads Physical Demands Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Vision must be acceptable for operating equipment Physical strength must be enough to climb in and out of equipment throughout the workday, and carry out tasks Skills Required GPS machine control experience preferred, not required Ability to operate equipment to exact line and grade in varying ground conditions and depths. Knowledge of grade setting, ability to do basic math and understand plans and blue prints Knowledge of how to change cutting edges on heavy equipment Willingness to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends Strong work ethic and high degree of professionalism Understand visual, verbal & written directions EOE/M/F/Disability/Vets Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Bonus/Commission: No

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