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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: PeopleReady Staffing - Trades
Location: Merced
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Operators operate heavy equipment, such as backhoes, loaders, graders, dozers, and excavators, used in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, airports, gas and oil pipelines, tunnels, buildings, and other structures, as well as surface mining and quarrying activities. Some Operators choose to specialize in a certain type of equipment. Regardless of the type, we would love to talk more to you about this full-time opportunity.
Responsibilities Responsibilities Include:

Working outdoors in appropriate safety and protective equipment
Operating a variety of heavy equipment safely via hand signals, radio communication and using occupant safety devices
Performing pre-operational checks of equipment as well as basic maintenance on track or rubber tire undercarriage, buckets, and attachments; lubricating equipment components and attachments
Completing and maintaining equipment log sheets and reports
Performing site planning and setup by assessing jobsite conditions and identifying or selecting appropriate attachments for the work to be done
Acquiring and using a knowledge of earthmoving fundamentals (soil characteristics, ground conditions, map reading) as well as relevant health and safety acts, municipal codes and bylaws, natural gas regulations, and the Highway Traffic Act
Working cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers
Continuously learning about new techniques/equipment in order to operate safely while maintaining productivity

Qualifications & Experience Qualifications:
Possess a valid certification and minimum five years-------- experience with heavy construction equipment and trucks and/or three years performing maintenance on heavy equipment
Working knowledge of hydraulics, diesel engines, electronics, electronics, and Department of Transportation regulations
Valid driver--------s license
Tools of the trade and ability to bring them to the jobsite
References to verify the professional skills and experience you bring to the team
Able to occasionally lift and move more than 50 pounds and remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time
Some Heavy Equipment Operator assignments require additional screening, such as background checks or drug screens
PandoLogic. Keywords: Heavy Equipment Operator, Location: Merced, CA - 95343

Keywords: PeopleReady Staffing - Trades, Merced , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Merced, California

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