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Land Mechanic Designs

Equipment Operator

Job Costed – Willow Spring, North Carolina
Department Job Costed
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Purpose:

 

Perform tasks involving operating heavy equipment and physical labor at construction sites. May operate heavy equipment including but not limited to excavators, dozers, track trucks, and dump trucks. May operate hand tools such as sledgehammers, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May install core matting, wooden stakes, filter fabric, safety fences or silt fences. May also spread seed, straw or assist other team members setup bypass pumps. 

 

Required:

Willing to travel for up to 2 weeks at a time 

 

Education and Experience:

 

Minimum of 1-year experience operating caterpillar excavator (316, 320, 323, 324) (Required)

 

Experience with operating caterpillar dozers (D5 & D6) (preferred)

 

Experience with operating Terramac rotating track trucks (preferred)

 

Experience with operating hydrema trucks (preferred)

 

Experience with operating off-road articulating dump trucks (20 ton & 25 ton) (preferred)

 

 

 

Required Skills:

 

Active Learning: Understanding the implication for both current and future problem-solving and decision making.

 

Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. 

 

Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively

 

Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. 

 

Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. 

 

Work Context:

 

Body Positioning:

  • Required sitting for extended periods of time
  • Requires bending or twisting
  • Requires walking and running
  • Requires kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling
  • Requires repetitive movement
  • Requires standing 
  • Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Requires lifting more than 50 pounds at any given time

Communication:

  • Requires contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise)
  • Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams

Environment:

  • Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions
  • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures
  • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
  • Working in muddy ground conditions

Impact of Decisions:

  • Opportunity to make decisions without supervision
  • Requires making decisions that impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company
  • Requires making decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the company 

Job Hazards:

  • Requires exposure to hazardous conditions
  • Load, unload, or identify materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans or specifications
  • Working in or around heavy equipment

 

Activities:

  • Operating a variety of heaving equipment
  • Signal equipment operators to indicate proper equipment positioning
  • Clean equipment of facilities
  • Assist skilled construction laborers or others
  • Clean work sites
  • Load or unload materials used in construction or extraction
  • Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed
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  • Location
    Willow Spring, North Carolina
  • Department
    Job Costed
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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