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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Dragados
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

DRAGADOS USA is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator to support the construction on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel expansion project. The Heavy Equipment Operator is primarily responsible for operating heavy equipment to load and remove dirt and other material onto trucks or conveyors. May also operator other heavy equipment as needed.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesTake actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and falling objectsOperate equipment in confined area between permanent structuresOperate equipment in difficult terrain, such as loose soil/sand and steep slopesPre-inspection of equipment and surrounding area Be aware of underground and overhead services, such as pipes and wires, prior to beginning workMonitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.Load and move dirt and materials using heavy equipmentLearn and follow safety regulations. Properly follow all company policies and procedures for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to his/her Supervisor, Civil Construction Manager, and Safety Manager, as needed.Understand and follow verbal and written instructionsCoordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew membersService machine on daily bases as required by manufacturePerforms other related duties as required and assignedRequired QualificationsMust have minimum of 3 years' experiencerunning, maneuvering, driving, and navigating heavy equipment including track loader, excavator and bulldozer.Must have experience with excavator attachments, such as mill head, hammer, thumb and grappleMust be able to maintain tooling/attachments, including connecting & disconnecting attachments, changing our wearing teeth/heads, troubleshooting issuesStrongly prefer candidates with High School DiplomaMust be able to communicate with others to convey information effectivelyMust be field knowledgeableMust be able to work in tight areasPreferred QualificationsDemonstrate attention to detailsKnowledgeable of safety procedures and practicesEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Dragados, Virginia Beach , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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