Heavy Equipment Operator - Excavator

Sundt Construction, Inc. | Salt Lake City, UT

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Posted Date 3/22/2024
Description Job Description

***Long Term Project*** At least 3 years' experience as a Excavator Operator preferred; heavy civil project experience preferred. Will be responsible for preventative maintenance and pre-shift walk around of the assigned equipment to assure safe operation. Must pass pre-employment drug testing and must be available for overtime. Pay is $46.83 per hour, which includes a cash equivalent of fringe benefits at the start of employment, but will reduce as fringe benefits start to apply. This position is a Davis-Bacon Act position and all wages and benefits are provided in compliance with the Davis Bacon Act. ; work schedule is 40+ hours a week; and anticipated duration is approximately 2 years.

As a 100% employee-owned contractor, when you work at Sundt, you're not just hiring on at a company, you're joining a culture. Because everyone at Sundt is part owner, you'll join a team of people who are deeply invested in their work. From apprentices to managers, we're passionate about the details and deliberate in everything we do.

At Sundt we focus on building long-term prosperity for our clients, communities and employee-owners. We offer competitive pay, industry-leading benefits including a 401k and employee stock ownership plan, incentive programs for craft and administrative employees as well as training that focuses on your personal and professional growth. We're driven by skill, grit and purpose. Join us as we strive to be the most skilled builder in America

Job Summary

Safely operates a variety of heavy equipment, not limited to; backhoes, excavators, dozers, loaders, graders, haul trucks, dump trucks, water trucks. Will be responsible for preventative maintenance and pre-shift walk around of the assigned equipment to assure safe operation.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Maintain positive working relationships with all members of the crew.
  2. Produce high quality work, safely and productively at all times.
  3. Provide feedback to ensure all materials, tools, equipment and information is available for the work.
  4. Look for opportunities for improvement in all tasks, means and methods regarding the work and be willing to learn from others.
  5. Continually seek opportunities to share knowledge and teach others.
  6. High proficiency in all related equipment preventative maintenance.
  7. Inspect subordinates work, ensure accuracy and compliance with plans and specifications, explain deficiencies and take any necessary corrective action.
  8. Eliminate WASTE such as waiting, rework, transporting, material storage and time.


Minimum Job Requirements
  1. Must have a minimum of three years (level I), four years (level II), five years (level III) and six plus years' experience in the industrial/commercial construction industry and have an in-depth understanding of the operation of various types of heavy construction equipment.
  2. Must be able to read and understand drawings, specifications, safety and quality standards and effectively utilize all trade tools and equipment relevant to the work.
  3. Possess effective verbal and written communication skills.


Note: Job Description is subject to change at any time and may include other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements
  1. Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical work in varying temperatures and outside conditions.
  2. Will climb and maintain balance on steel/wood framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
  3. Will lift, push or pull objects up to 50lbs. on an occasional basis.
  4. Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis.
  5. Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures.
  6. May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis.
  7. May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis.
  8. Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, hardhat, vest, etc.)
  9. Move in and around confined, cluttered and uneven areas.


Safety Level

Safety-Sensitive

Note: Jobs with the Safety-Sensitive designation are those that include tasks or duties that the employer reasonably believes could affect the safety and health of the employee performing the task or others such as operating a vehicle, operating equipment, operating machinery or power tools, repairing/maintaining the operation of any vehicle/equipment, the handling/disposal/transport of hazardous materials, or the handling/treatment/disposal of potentially flammable/combustible materials.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: Sundt Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, disability, national origin, covered veteran status, or genetic information. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Benefits:
Market Competitive Salary (paid weekly)
Employee Stock Ownership Plan & 401K
Industry Leading Health Coverage Starting after 60 days of continuous employment
Sick Leave and Paid Time Off (PTO)
Medical, Health Savings, and Wellness credits
Flexible Spending Accounts
Employee Assistance Program
Workplace Wellness Programs
Mental Health Program
Life and Disability Insurance
Employee-Owner Perks
Educational Assistance
Salary46.83 Hour
Trade
Equipment Operator
Per Diem
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