Heavy Equipment Operator

Memphis, Tennessee
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Overview

Location

Memphis, Tennessee

Job Type

Contract

Branch Number

842

Hourly Rate

$15.00 - $18.00

Work Hours

Morning

Experience Required

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Job Description

A heavy equipment operator drives or controls construction equipment, including bulldozers, forklifts, backhoes, dump trucks, cargo trucks, and hydraulic truck cranes. They operate this equipment to assist in the construction of structures, including bridges, roads, and buildings.

Responsibilities

  • Operate heavy equipment in compliance with the company's operating safety policies and procedures.
  • Provide recommendations for maintaining and improving environmental performance.
  • Load and unload equipment from vehicles and trailers.
  • Ensure company equipment, material, and the work site are maintained, kept clean, and stored in a safe manner. Collect and dispose of scrap, excess materials, and refuse.
  • Observe distribution of paving material to adjust machine settings or material flow, and indicate low spots for workers to add material.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Verifiable work history
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Reliable transportation

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