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Job Description

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Foreman, The Equipment Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of multiple pieces of construction equipment. The equipment Operator is proficient in the use of a diverse range of construction equipment, including Yard Tractor, Loaders, Hydraulic Mobile Cranes, Skid Steers, Forklifts and other pieces of equipment.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Equipment Operator include, but are not limited to:

Equipment Operation

  • Capable of operating multiple pieces of construction equipment used in construction
  • Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, and clean, lubricate and refill the equipment as necessary
  • Maneuver heavy equipment into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that the vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned
  • Operate equipment on company property, maintaining proper awareness of ones surroundings
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the equipment
  • Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of construction equipment
  • Other loading related duties as required
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the companys Code of Ethics
  • Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics
  • Safety

  • Promote, execute and adhere to the companys safety program, and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture
  • Attend daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections
  • Work with Safety Department to investigate damage, incidents or near misses and ensure proper procedures are carried out according to the Companys Safety Program
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the well-being of others.
  • Teamwork

  • Participate as a vital team member, and contribute towards the success of the organization, which may involve the provision of other technical and administrative support, as required
  • Collaborate with any project teams on other special initiatives, as required
  • Qualifications

    Education, Training and Certifications

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Class 2 Drivers License
  • OSHA 10
  • Work Experience

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years experience within the construction industry
  • 2 to 3 years experience operating a diverse range of construction equipment is required
  • Technical Knowledge

  • Knowledge of heavy equipment operation
  • Knowledge construction materials, construction processes and industry requirements
  • Understanding of computerized controls and electronics
  • Transferable Skills

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Time Management
  • Confidence
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Operation
  • Abilities

  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Accomplish goals in a team environment
  • Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Multi-task and set priorities effectively
  • Excellent sense of balance
  • Excellent hand, eye and foot coordination
  • Possess a positive can do attitude
  • Working Conditions

  • Overtime as required
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity and winter conditions
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 80 LBS on a regular basis
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required
  • Use of sunscreen, long sleeves, and appropriate headgear is recommended
  • Must comply with the companys drug and alcohol testing requirements
  • Application Process

    Please send your resume and cover letter to:
    Coreslab Structures (CONN) Inc.
    1023 Waterbury Rd.
    Box 279
    Thomaston, CT 06787-0279
    Attention: Lydia Santacroce

    or email to ...@coreslab.com


    Associated topics: asphalt, deere, diesel, diesel technician, fleet, forklift operator, heavy equipment, heavy equipment operator, landfill, mechanic

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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