Equipment Operator

Job Title: Equipment Operator
 
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for operating several types of power construction equipment such as loaders, hydraulic excavators, tractors, Bobcat skidsters, scrapers or motor graders to excavate, move and grade earthwork; erect structural and reinforcing steel and pour concrete or other hard surface paving materials, setting equipment, installing underground piping; hoisting materials and performing demolition of structures.
 
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures
  • Turn valves to control air and water output of compressors and pumps
  • Adjust hand wheels and depress pedals to drive machines and control attachments such as blades, buckets, scrapers, swing booms, cables, etc.
  • Control levers and pedals on assigned equipment to lower bucket or scoop up material and lift, swing or dump material
  • Position crane boom and moving levers to control equipment hand wheels on machine to adjust a blade attachment
  • Perform maintenance duties such as cleaning, greasing and oiling machines
  • Operators are responsible for maintenance of their machine; maintenance reports shall be filled out
  • May be required to travel to different jobsites on limited notice
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Other duties as assigned by Superintendent or Foreman
 
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
  • Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek’s Zero Injury principles
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, read engineering drawings and procedure manuals
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form
  • Workers should be able to work within precise standards of accuracy; follow set procedures and standards, judge distances and slopes accurately; and make decisions based on verifiable standards
WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, and extreme heat
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually loud
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
 
If interested please submit your resume to hr@wanzek.com