Heavy Equipment Operator

New South Access - Columbus, OH

Full-timeEstimated: $35,000 - $45,000 a year
Description of Position:
The Operator will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of equipment in a safe and efficient manner. This position includes knowledge/experience for operating the following equipment: Skid Steer, Rubber Tire Wheel Loader, Excavator, and Bulldozer. This position requires knowledge/experience of Matting Industry, Civil Construction items (Culvert Install, Access Roads, TCE's, Gate Installs, etc.), and Erosion & Sediment Control items. The Operator will be required to work in all weather, and must be prepared for both extreme heat and cold environments.

Travel: 80%

Position Responsibilities:
Installation of all types of Mat products
Installation of Culverts, Construction Entrances, Access Roads, Dirtwork, Gates, and other Civil related items
Installation of Erosion & Sediment Control items in relation to the specified Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
Perform daily pre-and-post equipment inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies
Participate in routine maintenance, greasing etc.
Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored
Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner
Must be able to operate equipment at times independently, self-motivated and with minimal supervision
Effectively communicate to all site personnel
Maintain daily logs of equipment usage, maintenance, etc.
Must have a clear understanding of ground signals, and maintain constant eye contact with ground personnel
Understanding travel is required to different parts of the country
Responsible for a safe working environment for themselves and their co-workers

Must be able to operate the following equipment:
Skid Steer
Rubber Tire Wheel Loader
Ability to operate bulldozers, tractors, grapple trucks, etc. is a plus

Required Qualifications/Skills:
Knowledge of construction inspection principles and techniques
Knowledge of safety hazards of construction projects
Skill in reading and interpreting Access and Construction Plans
Skill in setting up and maintaining records
Be able to report to work at the designated location and start time
Be able to work overtime when required

Safety Requirements include, but are not limited to:
Complete OSHA 10 (Construction)
Complete Powersafe classes as defined by New South's Director of Safety
Complete First Aid/CPR