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Turner Construction

Heavy Equipment Operator - Huntsville (10312)

Construction and Extraction

All

Yearly

No

Huntsville, Alabama, United States

Job family: Trades

Job title: Equipment Operator

Reports to: Foreman, Superintendent, and Trades Manager

Position Description:

Responsible for operating several types of power construction equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Operate powered equipment to facilitate the scope of work as required on the project
  • Powered equipment to be classified as earth moving, excavation, material handling, and aerial including, but not limited to excavators, bulldozers, loaders, skidsteers, back hoes, graders, water trucks, dump trucks, street sweepers, fork lifts, shooting boom forklifts, scissor lifts, and boom lifts.
  • Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment. Initiate and facilitate repairs as needed.
  • Clean and maintain the physical appearance of the equipment
  • Maintain the fuel storage area and order fuel as needed
  • Manage and track utilization of rented equipment onsite. Document the condition of the equipment upon arrival and pickup. Report any damage to the superintendent.
  • Manage subcontractor utilization of Turner equipment. Report any damage to the superintendent.
  • Manage controlled access areas for operating equipment and loading and unloading
  • Assists in the installing and maintenance of traffic control devices.
  • Assist with the overall site safety and quality programs as required and ensuring Trade employees/subcontractors compliance with Turner standards and all applicable safety codes, regulations, and jobsite security
  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees.
  • Ability to travel and accommodate night and weekend work as needed
  • Display a high level of teamwork, integrity, commitment, and leadership in daily operations.
  • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

CONSTANTLY

FREQUENTLY

OCCASSIONALLY

Standing

X

Walking

X

Combined Standing/Walking

X

Sitting

X

Lifting/Lowering/Carrying - Weights

Under 25 lbs

X

25-50 lbs

X

Over 50 lbs

X

Lifting/Lowering/Carrying – Ranges

Reaching above shoulder height

X

Reaching below shoulder height

X

Bending/Twisting neck

X

Bending at waist (forward & sideways)

X

Balancing

X

Pushing/Pulling

X

Squatting

X

Kneeling

X

Climbing

X

Crawling

X

Repetitive Motion

X

Hand / Wrist Flexion – Extension

X

Noise / Dust / Chemical Exposures

X

Confined Space Hazards

X

Working on Heights

X

ADDITIONAL DEMANDS

Vision abilities required include

Close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and focus

Hearing abilities required include

Hearing abilities required with or without the use of an aide

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electric shock. The noise in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee is required to work in compliance with company safety policies, procedures, and applicable laws.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of equipment operating experience and any certifications required.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to comprehend safety instructions and signage, communicate effectively in emergency situations and understand written safety instructions from tool and equipment manufacturers