Heavy Equipment Operator

Cheyenne, WY

Job status
Full time
Pay
$24.00 – $26.00 Hourly
Job description
We are currently seeking an experienced heavy equipment operator for a construction project in Cheyenne area.

Excavator, front end loader, motor grader, and dozer experience is needed.

Temporary relocation costs will be paid for by the company.

As an Equipment Operator you can expect to:
• Install underground utilities.
• Fuel and grease equipment daily.
• Maintain a safe, clean job site and work environment.
• Over-excavate and recompact.
• Operate equipment in an efficient manner.
• Follow instructions for on-site management.
• Follow all equipment monitoring and maintenance requirements.
• Move/load material utilizing dozers, excavators, loaders, etc.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:
• You will be working outdoors, so expect extreme weather fluctuations.
• You should be able to work in a high-stress environment.
• You’ll need to be able to lift loads up to 75 lbs or more.
• Use of both arms and legs is required.
• You must be able to climb, bend, stoop and stand for long periods of time.
• Acceptable level of correctable vision for near, distance, color, peripheral and depth perception is required.
• Sufficient hearing for being aware of backup alarms, hearing equipment and for normal conversations is required.

Requirements:
• High school diploma or GED is preferred.
• 2+ years experience in heavy civil/highway construction.
• You must pass a pre-employment drug screen and alcohol test.
• Ability to work extended hours, possible nights/weekends.
• Ability to meet all safety requirements and policies.
• Experience in Earthwork & Utilities.
• Knowledge of grading & excavating foundations.
• Knowledge on cutting slopes to a safe grade.
• Knowledge of trench safety.
• Must have personal protective equipment, including, but not limited to: a hard hat, safety glasses, safety vest, steel toe boots, seat belt, and gloves.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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