Division/Department: Construction Reports to: Leadman/Foreman/Superintendent Job Code: Job Classification: Hourly Updated: 11-5-2018
Brad Cole Construction Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.
BASIC FUNCTION Equipment operators will work under the direct supervision of the jobsite foreman, superintendent, and project manager. The equipment operator is responsible for operating equipment in a safe and effective manner. Equipment under this job description may include but not limited to: trucks, excavators, dozers, scrapers, compactors, and tractors.
RESPONSIBILITIES & GENERAL JOB DUTIES: • Operate equipment effectively and within the equipment’s operating capabilities to ensure deadlines of job are met. • Perform daily equipment inspections and operator preventive maintenance checks. • Report any malfunctions of equipment or problems to immediate supervisor. • Maintain cleanliness inside cab of equipment and windows. • Ensure equipment is properly shut down and stored at the end of the shift. • Maintain accurate logs and records • Adhere to corporate safety policies and procedures at all times. • Operate equipment in a safe manner in order to minimize the risk of injury and property damage. • Wear all company required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). • Wear seatbelts in all pieces of equipment at all times with no exceptions. • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required by supervisor
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS • This position requires working in the internal and external environment. • This position requires a flexible work schedule; night and/or weekends may be required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: • Must successfully pass written test on equipment and functionality and competency tests • Must be able to wear mandatory Personal Protective Equipment including at a minimum: steel toed boots, safety vest, hard hat, eye protection, and hearing protection. • Must possess knowledge of equipment and workplace safety. • Must demonstrate skills in communications and teamwork. • Must be able to lift, pull and manage heavy equipment and objects up to 50 pounds. • Must be able to work outdoors in exposure to extreme heat and cold. • Must be able to take company required precautions to be protected from irritants due to possible exposure to eye, nose and skin irritants • Stress level may be increased due to schedule of work and demands of completing task safety and on time. • Must be able to climb ladders and climb up to and into cabs on heavy equipment. • Must be able to walk over uneven and broken ground.
OTHER DUTIES Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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