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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: O.L. Thompson Construction
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Roles and Responsibilities The Heavy Equipment Operator will be responsible for operating heavy earth moving equipment in support of company grading and site operations. Operate one or more types of heavy equipment such as a dozer, trackhoe/excavator, or motor grader to prepare undeveloped job sites to meet job required grades. Construct/grade new roads, building pads and water retention ponds to proper slope and grade specifications. Operate equipment efficiently to maintain production goals. General housekeeping and maintenance checks of equipment including reporting usage/utilization hours on a daily basis or as directed by supervisor. The use of a shovel to move material will be necessary. Ability to work in the tri-county area. Keep company work site clean and orderly and inform management of any safety concerns. Comply with all company policies, procedures and safety requirements. Perform any other general duties as directed. Qualifications and Education Requirements More than one year of equipment operation experience. Experience operating one or more pieces of earth moving equipment (dozer, grader, etc ). Must obtain a negative drug test result prior to hire and maintain throughout term of employment. Must meet company employment standards. Have the ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 90 pounds. Must have the ability to stand for long periods of time. Flexible availability to include overtime and possible weekends required. Work environments will vary making it necessary to tolerate weather conditions such as rain and extreme temperatures. Employees may be exposed to dust, dirt, loud noises, etc. 18 years of age. Preferred Skills/Experience Experience operating equipment during site development. Proficient at building retention ponds to required slopes. Capable of programming GPS installed devices. Experience fine grading with various types of equipment. Valid driver's license. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, EAP, Vision, 401K with company match and Profit Sharing, Vacation and HolidayJob Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shift 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Weekend availabilityAbility to commute/relocate: North Charleston, SC 29405: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Heavy equipment operation: 1 year (Required) Dozer: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification: Driver's License (Required)Willingness to travel: 25% (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: O.L. Thompson Construction, Charleston , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , North Charleston, South Carolina

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