Heavy Equipment Operator

Fresno, California
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Overview

Location

Fresno, California

Job Type

Temporary

Branch Number

135

Work Hours

Morning

Experience Required

Entry

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Job Description

Please submit a resume to sking1@peopleready.com
At PeopleReady, we value diversity. We will get to know you and connect you with jobs that match your skills, experience, and preferences. We work hard every single day to find jobs so each employee has opportunity and variety in their work. Apply to join us today. PeopleReady is an equal opportunity employer.
We are always accepting applications for:
Heavy Equipment Operator – Certified
Entry-Level, Apprentice, and Master
Operators operate heavy equipment, such as backhoes, loaders, graders, dozers, and excavators, used in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, airports, gas and oil pipelines, tunnels, buildings, and other structures, as well as surface mining and quarrying activities. Some Operators choose to specialize in a certain type of equipment. Regardless of the type, we would love to talk more to you about this full-time opportunity.

Responsibilities

REQUIRE KNOWLEDGE

·      Operation experience

·      Certification preferred

·      Clean driving record


DUTIES/RESPONIBILITIES

·      Working outdoors in appropriate safety and protective equipment

·      Operating a variety of heavy equipment safely via hand signals, radio communication and using occupant safety devices

·      Performing pre-operational checks of equipment as well as basic maintenance on track or rubber tire undercarriage, buckets, and attachments; lubricating equipment components and attachments

·      Completing and maintaining equipment log sheets and reports

·      Performing site planning and setup by assessing jobsite conditions and identifying or selecting appropriate attachments for the work to be done

·      Acquiring and using a knowledge of earthmoving fundamentals (soil characteristics, ground conditions, map reading) as well as relevant health and safety acts, municipal codes and bylaws, natural gas regulations, and the Highway Traffic Act

·      Working cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers

·      Continuously learning about new techniques/equipment in order to operate safely while maintaining productivity

Qualifications & Experience

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • • Possess a valid certification and minimum five years' experience with heavy construction equipment and trucks and/or three years performing maintenance on heavy equipment
  • • Working knowledge of hydraulics, diesel engines, electronics, electronics, and Department of Transportation regulations
  • • Valid driver’s license
  • • Tools of the trade and ability to bring them to the jobsite
  • • References to verify the professional skills and experience you bring to the team
  • • Able to occasionally lift and move more than 50 pounds and remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time
  • • Some Heavy Equipment Operator assignments require additional screening, such as background checks or drug screens

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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.