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Heavy Forklift Operator

Company: Dragados
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

DRAGADOS USA is seeking a Heavy Forklift Operator to support the construction on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel expansion project. The Heavy Equipment Operator is primarily responsible for operating a high-capacity forklifts and may occasionally operator other power construction equipment.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and falling objects
  • Pre-inspection of equipment and surrounding area
  • Be aware of underground and overhead services, such as pipes and wires, prior to beginning work.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
  • Load and move equipment and materials using high-capacity equipment.
  • Learn and follow safety regulations. Properly follow all company policies and procedures for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to his/her Supervisor, Tunnel Construction Manager, and Safety Manager, as needed.
  • Understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members
  • Service machine on daily bases as required by manufacture
  • Performs other related duties as required and assignedRequired Qualifications
    • Must have minimum of 3 years' experiencerunning, maneuvering, driving, and navigating heavy equipment such as a forklift, backhoes, excavators, rollers, motor graders, and front-end loaders.
    • Strongly prefer candidates with High School Diploma
    • Must be able to communicate with others to convey information effectively.
    • Must be field knowledgeable
    • Must be able to work in tight areasPreferred Qualifications
      • Demonstrate attention to details
      • Knowledgeable of safety procedures and practices Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The 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 Forklift Operator, Professions , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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