Excavator Operator

Fennville, Michigan
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Fennville, Michigan

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Job Description

PeopleReady Skilled Trades has an immediate need for an experience Excavator Operator. Must have at least 5 years of experience. Pay rate is $30/hour.


·       Excavator Operators are responsible for manipulating heavy equipment in a safe manner.

·       Usual duties for this role include performing maintenance checks, implementing safety measures, maintaining equipment, and removing debris.

·       Work in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize risk of injury, property damage, or loss of life.

·       Work safely in trenches and on excavation sites.

·       Perform additional assignments per Supervisors direction

·       Moving, securing, installing, building, loading, or unloading materials

·       Effectively using heavy and light equipment, depending on the jobsite/assignment

·       Learning any-and-all aspects of jobs assigned by the foreman or lead man as necessary for job completion.

·       Being on time for all shifts and ready to go at the assigned time with PPE.

·       Abide by all job-site safety requirements, including PPE, fall protection and others.

Qualifications & Experience

  • · At least 5 years’ experience operating an excavator
  • • Knowledge and appreciation of heavy equipment safety and operation
  • • Knowledge of equipment cleaning, maintenance, and storage procedures
  • • Knowledge of basic first aid and safety procedures
  • • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks according to work schedule
  • • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
  • • Ability and willingness to communicate, follow directions and work well with others
  • • Ability To enter and exist heavy machinery while maintaining three points of contact, awareness of surroundings and multi-limb coordination
  • • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry heavy objects (over 50 lbs.)

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.