Heavy Equipment Operator

Thornton, Colorado
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Thornton, Colorado

Job Type

Temp to Perm

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Hourly Rate

$25.00 - $32.00

Work Hours


Experience Required


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Job Description

We are seeking a Heavy Equipment Operators to become a part of our team! You will operating backhoes, excavators, skid steers and trenchers. The operators do not need to be certified but we are looking for real equipment operators with at least 5 years of experience that have worked for other excavation companies (not a carpenter that occasionally operates equipment).


At least 5 years of experience in heavy equipment operating (preferably in underground site utility) is required. Must feel
comfortable operating machinery around small trenches. Experience with Komatsu is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required
for this position.


At least 5 years of experience in heavy equipment operating preferably in underground site utility work is required. Must have
exceptional communication skills and attention to detail. This position requires safely navigating gas and electrical lines. Experience
with Kamatsu is preferred.


Safely operate equipment
Backhoes, excavators, trenchers and large experience
Inspect trucks before and after use
Communicate need for maintenance or repair
Adhere to safety policies and procedures

Previous experience in heavy equipment
Strong work ethic
Ability to handle physical workload


Operate front end loader, excavator, backhoe or trencher in a safe manner to help install sewer and water utility lines for commercial projects around the Denver metro area

Qualifications & Experience

  • - 5+ years of heavy equipment operating experience
  • - Be able to pass a background check
  • - Be able to pass a 10 panel drug test
  • - Have reliable transportation to get to and from work
  • - Be willing to work outside in all types of weather conditions

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