Heavy Equipment operator Charlotte NC

Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina

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$17.00 - $20.00

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Experience Required

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Job Description

Are you passionate about your new career in Commercial Construction or have been in the trade for a while? PeopleReady is now hiring Heavy Equipment Operators who can bring a positive attitude and professional flair to the jobsite. Do you have experience with backhoes, loaders, graders, dozers, and excavators? Come join our team today!

– OSHA10 training
– Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
– Employee of the month incentives
– Overtime Opportunities
– Referral Bonus
– PPE and company merch


  • 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

  • -Reliable transportation
  • -Possess a valid certification
  • -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.