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Heavy Forklift Operator

Company: Dragados
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: March 17, 2023

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 assigned Required Qualifications
    • Must have minimum of 3 years' experience -running, 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 areas Preferred Qualifications
      • Demonstrate attention to details
      • Knowledgeable of safety procedures and practices

Keywords: Dragados, Virginia Beach , Heavy Forklift Operator, Professions , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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