Equipment Operator A - Grading

Equipment Operator A - Grading

Landmark Construction | North Charleston, SC, 29418, US
Job Type: Full TimeSalary Range:$30,000 – $36,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Position Title: Equipment Operator A - Grading
Location: North Charleston, SC
Date Posted: 09/19/2022
Salary Interval: HOURLY FULL TIME

Application Instructions

This application will be given every consideration, but its receipt does not guarantee that the applicant will be employed. Each question should be answered in a complete, accurate and legible manner as no action can be taken on this application until all questions have been answered.

Successfully completed applications will be passed on the the appropriate hiring manager(s) for review.

Position Description

This job description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from the employees day-to-day performance.

Safety of employees should be considered your number one priority every day

Position reports to Project Foreman

Project Foreman sets the working hours

This position is classified as hourly

CPR, First Aid, OSHA 30-Hour Safety, LSC Basic Orientation Plus (BOP) and Site Specific training (as applicable), Flagger and Confined Space Entry Training may be requested

Successful pre-employment background check for LMC and all military bases is required

Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen is required

10-Year DMV Report required for driving company vehicles (as applicable) as per LMC and insurance guidelines

TWIC card for special projects may be requested

Ability to pass test for heavy equipment operation of one or more of the following: skid-steer, mini-excavator, front-end loader, backhoe, roller, off-road truck, water truck, dozer, excavator, motor grader, rover, GPS, and other pieces of equipment


Position Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Safety

o Support and comply with company Health, Safety & Environmental Program, Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace, and Harassment Free Work Environment Program

o Set yourself as an example and practice workplace safety; use all personal protective equipment required for the job

o Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life

o Inspect the worksite daily to insure a safe work environment

o Identify possible hazards with work tasks, tools, and work area - both above and below ground

o Confirm that all underground utilities have been located each day

o Report all accidents and incidents to project foreman and superintendent (regardless of how minor) as soon as possible

o Responsible for accessible, clean & organized work site

• Equipment Operation

o Ability to operate excavator well

o Ability to operate bulldozer well

o Ability to operate motor grader well (N/A for pipe crew operators)

o Ability to operate support equipment well (including front end loader, rubber tire backhoe, mini-excavator, skid steer, off road truck, roller, etc.)

o Knowledge of GPS equipment including machine control & GPS rover

o Operates equipment efficiently – meets or exceeds bid production

• Equipment Management

o Perform preventive equipment maintenance (including greasing, checking & maintaining oil/fluid levels, filters, etc.)

o Responsible for equipment cleanliness (tracks, cabs, windows, etc.)

o Perform daily equipment inspections thoroughly and accurately and document with daily equipment inspection forms

o Properly secure equipment each day (windows & doors closed and locked, equipment parked in safe and secure location, etc.)

o Maximize equipment utilization

o Promptly report equipment problems to project foreman or superintendent

• Budget Management

o Thorough knowledge of projects plans and specifications

o Thorough knowledge of scope of work, set up, quantities, and bid production

o Closely monitors daily quantities of completed work

o Recognize scope changes and notifies project foreman/superintendent

• Project Planning and Coordination

o Work with engineers, owners, or sub-contractors to accomplish tasks

o Plan project work with project foreman, superintendent, and/or utility superintendent

o Schedule project work with project foreman, superintendent, and/or utility superintendent

o Perform quality work on projects

o Notify project foreman of project field problems

o Order and track material deliveries and coordinate subcontractors

o Request inspections

o Receive materials, inventories, store safely. Be accountable for inventory

o Request utility locations

o Coordinate layout & staking

o Plan one to two days’ work in detail with back-up plan

o Plan one week ahead in lesser detail (needs, services, repairs)

• Labor Management

o Ability to work independently

o Communicates and directs support crew

o Assume responsibility and maintain productivity of craft employees

o Document safety/maintenance problems and notify Site-Foreman / Superintendent

o Actively takes initiative to train others

o Share experience and knowledge with support crew

• Communication

o Communicate openly with project foreman, superintendent, and/or utility superintendent

o Communicate well with owners, engineers, inspectors, and other external customers

o Deal effectively with conflicts with crew members as well as all internal and external customers

• Leadership

o Exhibit leadership qualities and set an example for other crew members to follow

o Ability to communicate and work well with others

o Take ownership of project; take charge, make good decisions, avoid excuses

o Motivate employees in a positive manor; lead by example; hold employees accountable

• Customer Service

o Present a professional appearance and demeanor

• Personal Attributes

o Has positive attitude, puts company goals first, is a team player

o Honesty and integrity

• Maintenance Level

o Works independently

o Requires minimal support or assistance from project foreman, superintendent, and/or utility superintendent

• Time Management

o Prioritizes well; spends time wisely; gets things done

o Attendance and punctuality is good; schedules time off in advance

Qualifications and Standards

• Minimum Training and Experience

o Minimum 2 years of construction experience or combination of education and experience is preferred

o Knowledge of principals, methods and standards of the designated trade’s area

o Experience in the use and methods of tools and equipment commonly employed with the trade

o Ability to read and understand plans and specifications

o Performs work in accordance with standards and specifications

• Physical Requirements

o Must be physically able to exert up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects

o Work involves sitting, walking or standing for extended periods of time

o Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of five to fifty pounds

Equal Opportunity Employer

Landmark Construction Company, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.