Heavy Equipment Operator

Crowder | Chapel Hill, NC

Posted Date 5/17/2019
Description

Crowder is a Drug Free Workplace and E-Verify Employer

REQUIREMENTS:  ALL Applicants must be:

  • 18 years of Age
  • Able to Pass a Drug Test
  • Legally Eligible to Work in the US
  • Additional Requirements for Craftworkers:
    • Must have own transportation to and from jobsite every work day (driver's license not required)
    • Must provide own hand tools (excluding power tools)
    • May be expected to travel where the project requires (multi-state opportunities)

  

Primary Function:

Operates heavy equipment including, but not limited to, dump truck, loader, trackhoe, backhoe, tamper, water truck and bulldozer.

 

Typical Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Operate a variety of vehicles and large heavy equipment while performing maintenance and repairs on roads and right-of-ways including loading, hauling and dumping on smooth to extremely rough surfaces.
  • Load gravel, dirt and sand; smooth and grade roads; spread rock and gravel.
  • Trench and construct ditches for installation of culverts, water pipes and sewer pipes; remove silt and debris.
  • Make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment while in the field.
  • Knowledgeable of equipment in respect to checking and maintaining all fluid levels and lubrication.
  • Assist other crafts when equipment is not in use.

 

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • In some cases, may need the ability to read engineering drawings
  • Practice good safety habits
  • Possess skill in road construction and heavy equipment operation
  • Follow instructions and meet set standards
  • Judge distances and slopes accurately
  • Make decisions based on verifiable standards
  • Must have five (5) years of experience safely operating equipment such as dump truck, loader, trackhoe, backhoe, tamper, water truck and bulldozer.

 

Benefits:

At the heart of Crowder’s Mission Statement is the commitment to “make a positive difference in the lives of our employees.” Our comprehensive benefits package is custom-designed to achieve that goal through access to the following benefits:

  • Health Plans, including Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Healthcare Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Program with Incentives
  • 401k Savings and Profit Sharing Plan with Matching Contributions
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Supplemental Voluntary and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Hospital Indemnity and Critical Illness
  • Company Paid Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Crowder YOUniversity Career-Based Training
  • Educational Assistance
  • Direct Deposit

Benefits may vary based on position and length of employment.

 

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