Heavy Equipment Operator - Columbus, OH

Kelchner, Inc. - Columbus, OH2.4

Full-time
Since 1948, Kelchner has been an industry leader in heavy/civil construction and grown to one of the top 20 excavation firms in the country (ENR magazine survey). Headquartered in Springboro, OH with regional offices in St. Clairsville, OH, Hannibal, OH, and Nashville, TN, Kelchner specializes in heavy/civil construction and energy services including, large earthwork projects, site preparation, road work, stabilization, well pad and upstream and midstream pipeline construction.

We are need of Heavy Equipment Operators. We are looking for the following:

Operate heavy, motorized equipment used in earth moving operations, including, but not limited to, tankers, dozers scraper, loaders, excavator, etc. and other equipment to support a variety of railroad maintenance and construction operations.
Work with and assist crew in hoisting material, tools, equipment, and any related work with a backhoe, fork lift, or front-end loader
Use hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources.
Perform a variety of skilled construction and maintenance tasks
Read and interpret maps, sketches, drawings, specifications and technical manuals
Perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods in unfavorable weather conditions
Work independently in the absence of supervision
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing or via radio
Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or repairs to supervisor; clean equipment.
A commitment to safety
The drive to produce quality work every time
The ability to work 55-60 hours a week on a regular basis
The ability to work Saturdays and occasionally on Sundays
Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license
Kelchner employees work harder than most in the business. We're proud of them and want to keep them safe so to join our team you'll need to pass a post-offer physical, drug screen, and background check.

In exchange for your dedication and hard work we offer our employees:

Competitive pay
Competitive medical, dental and vision insurance
Company paid-life insurance
Voluntary short term and long term disability plans
401K and company profit sharing
Vacation and holiday pay
Advancement opportunities

Kelchner, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V