Heavy Equipment Operator - Earthwork

Lens Excavating Inc | Arvada, CO

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Posted Date 4/18/2024
Description Len's Excavating "LEI" is searching for an applicant to join our team as an Earthwork Heavy Equipment Operator. LEI is a family-owned and owner operated business serving the front range since 1968. LEI performs medium and large-scale civil construction projects involving over-lot, foundation, compaction, demolition, final grading, utility and specialty earthwork projects.

Applicants must possess a valid driver's license, and skills as follows:
  1. Communicate in English.
  2. Read grade stakes and understand plans-digital and hard copy.
  3. 3-5 years' experience on heavy equipment as follows:
    • Skid Steer,
    • Excavator (all types),
    • Loader,
    • Blade,
    • Dozer, and
    • Water truck.
  4. 3-5 years' experience performing tasks as follows:
    • Read and interpret grade stakes, site markings, maps, blueprints, and/or drawings for soil movement per project specifications.
    • Properly set up and utilize grade control devices within tolerance levels.
    • Mixing and compacting dirt for backfill and compaction testing.
    • Use and understand all safety requirements for excavation and trenching.
    • Convey information and receive information from supervisors and co-workers.
    • Safely operate equipment and maintain active awareness of surroundings to ensure safe distances from potential hazards such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers and/or falling objects.
    • Perform pre and post equipment checks and report equipment issues to supervisors.
    • Maintain assigned equipment and perform daily inspections to ensure compliance with operational and safety requirements including but not limited to checking fuel, oil, and/or hydraulic levels.
    • Perform basic repairs in the event field mechanic is not available.
LEI is a drug free work environment and provides employee benefits as follows:
  • $28-$34 per hour,
  • Medical Vision and Dental Insurance,
  • 401k with company match,
  • Overtime,
  • Paid company holidays,
  • Paid sick leave,
  • Promote internally, and
  • Owner operated.
Salary31.00 Hour
Equipment Operator
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