Heavy Equipment Operator

AECOM Technology Corporation | NM

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Posted Date 5/29/2024
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Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world's most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced Equipment Operator IV for immediate employment in Latham, NY, Albuquerque, NM, or Mechanicsburg, PA

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Environmental construction team setting
  • Operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. Heavy equipment may include trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, rollers, compactors, excavators, scrapers, skid steers and other pieces of equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

  • High School Diploma or GED and 6+ years of Industry experience working in a construction team setting.
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training.
  • 8-hour Annual HAZWOPER Refresher training.
  • 10-hour OSHA Construction Outreach training.
  • High concern in adherence with safety procedures.
  • Valid US driver's license. Must be able to pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records review.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including dusts, noise, chemicals, and vibration.
  • Position requires frequent (more than 50% of workday) standing/walking, operation of vehicles, including heavy moving, or dangerous equipment, and working in an environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; often (25-50% of workday) performing repetitive bending/stooping, repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting of less than 25 pounds; occasionally (10-25% of workday) lifting of 25-50 pounds; rarely (less than 10% of workday) performing work with arms above shoulder level, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), working at heights, climbing stairs, using portable ladders, working in confined spaces, performing keyboard/mouse operations, and lifting of 50-75 pounds.
  • Position will include wearing all associated personal protective equipment as assigned, including but not limited to gloves, safety glasses/goggles, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, and hearing protection.
  • 10+ years of industry experience.
  • Ability to travel to various sites across the US.
  • In site stabilization, MCP, dredging, construction oversight, PCB's landfill capping and demolition.
Additional Information
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • This position does not include relocation benefits.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $32.00/hour - $38.00/hour.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you'll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm - access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10103232

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Operations & Maintenance

Work Location Model:
Salary35.00 Hour
Equipment Operator
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