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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Granite Construction
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...General Summary:This position is responsible for safely and efficiently operating various pieces of heavy mobile equipment including but are not limited to Dozers, Motorgraders, Excavators, Backhoes, Compaction Equipment, Scrapers, and Wheel Loaders in support of safe and efficient completion of construction projects.Job Description:Safely operate heavy equipment to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel, and other materials.Perform various activities including but not limited to road building, fine grading, finishing, sloping, banking, backfilling, demolition, ditching, loading, excavating, stockpiling, road surface maintenance, building and maintaining road berms, loading trucks, and trenching.Operate heavy equipment in accordance with the company's safety policies and procedures.Ensure operation of equipment is within capabilities and limitations.Perform required safety inspections and complete documentation.Maintain a clean and safe job site.Perform other duties as required.Work ExperiencePrior experience operating heavy equipment in construction environment.Knowledge of earthwork, road and highway construction is preferred.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAbility to operate equipment within designated area with attention to detail.Ability to work, day, swing, and night shifts (occasionally extended hours).Ability to work in constant exposure to outside elements, in all weather conditions.Ability to work in safety sensitive construction setting, including exposure to moving machinery and heavy equipment.Ability to work collaboratively with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment.Ability to squat, crawl, and work in awkward positions/confined spaces.Physical DemandsPhysical dexterity, stamina, and excellent hand-eye coordination with ability to: grasp, assemble, and lift objects, stand, sit, and walk for extended periods over uneven surfaces, squat, bend, climb ladders onto equipment or other objects, and potentially lie down.Lifting, pushing, pulling of heavy items weighing up to 50 lbs. or more.Work Experience:Construction OperationsCertifications and Applicable Licenses:Notice to AgenciesGranite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.

Keywords: Granite Construction, Tucson , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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