RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 294 stream miles and 58,000 wetland acres, in addition to conserving and preserving 9,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 14,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 250 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a balance of economic development and ecological sustainability.
The Construction Equipment Operator will serve as an Operator I for the construction of stream and wetland restoration projects. This will include equipment operation, manual labor, equipment maintenance, and general upkeep around the project site.
Operate heavy equipment in compliance with the RES's operating safety policies and procedures. Equipment to be operated includes but is not limited to the following:
Excavators (10,000 lbs – 60,000 lbs)
Tracked dump trucks
All terrain utility vehicles
Preform basic equipment maintenance
Assure grade is within allotted tolerances by utilizing survey equipment
Install and maintain E&S BMP’s to ensure site compliance
Strong attention to detail and a willingness to ensure work is done to a high standard of quality
Strong work ethic and ability to get the job completed within tight timeframes and difficult conditions
Solid time management and good organizational skills
Proactive / Motivated
Takes directions well and willing to learn
High school Diploma or GED
Two years of experience operating an excavator
Some experience operating equipment other than an excavator
Work is seasonally steady and often will require over 40 hours per week
Some weekend work may be required during peak periods
Ability to travel with overnight stays is required
Travel duration is typically Monday through Friday but can be days to months
Two years of field experience in ecological restoration, land development, stormwater management, utilities, or golf course construction
Willing and able to perform and comply with the following items:
Ability to lift or carry up to 50 pounds in rough terrain
Ability to use all standard hand tools and mechanized landscaping equipment
Ability to operate standard construction equipment
Strict adherence to safety protocols, including proper PPE requirements
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
RES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 328 stream miles, 58,024 wetland acres, and rehabilitated, preserved, and/or managed over 15,000 acres of special-status species habitats. RES operations include planting over 17,400,000 restorative trees and reducing over 267 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability through the establishment of mitigation/conservation banks, permittee responsible turnkey mitigation, and corporate social responsibility projects.