Heavy Equipment Operator

Employer
Accent Controls, Inc
Location
Bowling Green, VA
Posted
Oct 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Ref
141368717
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Heavy Equipment Operator Accent Controls, Inc. (ACI) is seeking a full-time Heavy Equipment Operator for first shift supporting the Logistics Readiness of the Army Reserve Equipment and Facilities for the 99th Readiness Division located in Fort AP HILL, VIRGINIA. The Heavy Equipment Operator operates wheeled, tracked, towed, and attached equipment such as tactical vehicles, graders, bulldozers, and semi-trucks on and off public roads. Other tasks include loading and unloading equipment and preventive maintenance checks and services. Perks and Benefits of being a Heavy Equipment Operator with us: * Pride in working with and maintaining military equipment for the soldiers * You get to operate military equipment * You get to operate all the new equipment the Military gets * The satisfaction of operating Heavy Equipment without having to go long distance or be away from the family * Assisting Soldiers when they come to get their equipment * The pay is good * The hours are steady * No weekend working hours To join our team as a Heavy Equipment Operator you need: * High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) equivalent * A valid US State issued CLASS A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements * Minimum five (5) years verifiable experience operating similar equipment. * Knowledge of Army Regulations, technical bulletins, pamphlets, and guidance concerning the Army Oil Analysis Program to bring vehicles and equipment to correct operating levels and to take proper oil samples. The Heavy Equipment Operator position is covered under The McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) with Wage Determinations (WDs). SCA positions furnish services in the US through the employment of service employees. Service employees are compensated per the prevailing wage rates and fringe benefits that are set by the US Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division's WDs. 29 CFR Part 541 and 29 CFR 4.163(f) ACI maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment and random substance abuse testing and background verification checks. ACI is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should email HR@accentcontrols.com to request accommodation. In addition to federal law requirements, ACI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. ACI participates in E-Verify. 23440 Heavy Equipment Operator Operates heavy equipment such as cranes, clamshells, power shovels, motor graders, heavy loaders, carryalls, bulldozers, rollers, scrapers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scrapper attachments. Equipment is used to excavate, load or move dirt, gravel or other materials. Operator may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans. May grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment. Responsibilities Work involves operating wheel-mounted tractors and towed or attached equipment. The work performed typically includes transporting materials and equipment, loading, unloading strapping, chaining or binding and securing equipment loads. Examples of the towed and attached equipment include carts, sweepers, trailers, tow bars, tactical vehicle equipment, reserve center equipment, maintenance tools and generation equipment. Backhoes, and front- end loading devices and other heavy equipment. Involves the operation of gasoline- or diesel- powered engineering and construction equipment with wheeled or crawler type traction. Jobs covered are those involving the operation of equipment such as graders, tractors with bulldozer or angle dozer blades, front-end loaders, backhoes, trench diggers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scraper attachments. Performs other duties as assigned. Performs preventive maintenance checks and services. Takes oil samples in accordance with Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP) procedures. Properly prepares and posts required documentation for AOAP and dispatching equipment. Prepares oil samples for shipment. May be required to operate equipment on and off the installation on public roads at highway speeds loaded or unloaded. This also involves equipment operations non-vehicular including but not limited to Small engine, electric, gas and diesel operated generators, generated light sets, and load banks. The standard indicated in the PWS/SOW is that each piece of equipment be operated five (5) miles per month and each piece of generated equipment operated one (1) hour per month. Warehousing duties are performed in accordance with well-established warehousing procedures, subject to occasional spot-check in progress and general review of complete work. If required to operate a forklift incumbent receives instructions concerning where to go and what items are to be moved, loaded, and unloaded, etc. The incumbent works independently with the supervisor available to resolve problems and to review work performance. Job Requirements Equipment operators must have a valid drivers US State issued CLASS A Commercial Drivers License. With 5 years verifiable experience operating like equipment. A person with less than five years experience will not be able to complete this service requirement. Duties of this position require a valid State Commercial Drivers License (CDL) to operate vehicles with appropriate endorsements. Must be skilled in handling vehicle controls to start, stop, and drive motor vehicles and equipment. Must have knowledge of the safety rules and regulations for moving vehicles. Must have knowledge of Army Regulations, technical bulletins, pamphlets, and guidance concerning the Army Oil Analysis Program to bring vehicles and equipment to correct operating levels and to take proper oil samples. WORKING CONDITIONS Subject to working out-of-doors during periods of inclement weather. Is exposed to serious injuries while operating vehicles over public roads and on the installation. Works on concrete floors and in drafty areas. May be exposed to fumes, fluids, dirt, battery acids, etc., resulting in bruises, cuts, burns, and skin irritation Wearing of hearing protection and other safety equipment is required during all periods of exposure to hazardous conditions. EDUCATION High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) equivalent In situations where job classifications are subject to modification, due to mission, or any specific federal or state regulation, or agreement, ACI will reserve the right to change, modify or revise the employment terms and conditions.