Heavy Equipment Operator (Roller Operator)

Hopkins, SC posted on July 29

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Summary:

Operates several types of construction equipment such as dump trucks, bulldozers, front end loaders, graders, tracked excavators or water trucks to excavate, move, grade, and load haul trucks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learn and follow safety regulations.

  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.

  • Locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work.

  • Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.

  • Adjust hand wheels and depress pedals to control attachments, such as blades, buckets, scrapers, or swing booms.

  • Start engines, move throttles, switches, or levers, or depress pedals to operate machines, such as bulldozers, trench excavators, road graders, or backhoes.

  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.

  • Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, or other materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, power cranes, shovels, graders, or related equipment.

  • Check fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability.

  • Drive and maneuver equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, or rocks or to distribute and level earth or terrain.

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma preferred, two-three years verifiable and relevant experience.

Job ID 2016-1350

# of Openings 4

Job Locations US - SC

Posted Date 5/23/2016

Category Construction


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DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time