Heavy Equipment Operator, CDL - United Companies - Grand Junction, CO

in Grand Junction, CO

Heavy Equipment Operator, CDL - United Companies - Grand Junction, CO Job

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  • Job Location

    Grand Junction, CO 81505, US

  • Job Category

    Forklift, Equipment and Machine Operators

  • Operate heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks on all equipment prior to use.
  • Report any issues or concerns with equipment to Supervisor, Safety Manager, or HR immediately.
  • Load and unload materials onto/from trucks, trailers, and other vehicles using various types of machinery.
  • Operate excavators, shadow buggy, asphalt roller, skid steers, and other heavy equipment to move earth, clear debris, and level land.
  • Dig trenches, holes, and other foundations as directed.
  • Assist in the construction buildings, roads, bridges, and other.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Experience operating heavy equipment preferred.
  • Knowledge of the aggregate, asphalt, paving, and construction industry is preferred.
  • Must maintain a CDL A license with tanker endorsement, preferred.  
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must possess a valid CDL A License and DOT Medical Card, preferred.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends, when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and productions areas as stated by OSHA and MSHA.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.
  • Knowledge of aggregate sizes and classifications.
  • Knowledge of trenching and shoring standards.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions from supervisors to complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions.  
  • Ability to recognize hazardous conditions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment, as well as being able to work independently with attention to detail. .

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to needs.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed; able to consistently work independently.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. 
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. 
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

United Companies, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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