1013 - Operator Equipment - Light
Company: Black & Veatch Corporation
Location: De Soto
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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Company : Overland Contracting Inc
Req Id : 60704
Job Title : 1013 - Operator Equipment - Light
Location : PJDESOTO
Business Unit Sector : OCI-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES
Opportunity Type : Craft (non-union)
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Operate one or several types of power construction equipment (i.e.
compact loader, skid steer, indoor forklift, riding compactor,
etc.); to excavate, move and/or grade material.
. Operate gasoline, diesel, pneumatic or electric powered equipment
to move objects or material according to project specifications
Assemble and operate compressors and pumps; operate levers and
pedals on assigned equipment to lower bucket or scoop up material
and to lift, swing, or dump material; adjust hand wheels and
depress foot pedals to drive machines and control attachments, such
as blades, buckets, scrapers and swing booms Perform light
maintenance duties such as cleaning, greasing and oiling machines
Document maintenance logs on assigned equipment Perform daily
inspections of equipment and document results on daily log .
Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or
moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members
Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, or other materials, using
trucks, crawler tractors, shovels, graders, or related equipment
Check fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability Drive
and maneuver equipment equipped with blades in successive passes
over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, or rocks or to
distribute and level earth or terrain .Calculate slopes and grades
of materials Have a working knowledge of Trenching and excavating
requirements and regulations . Take actions to avoid potential
hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment,
other workers, or falling objects Locate underground services, such
as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work Understand and implement
Red Tag procedures relating to equipment in a safe manner . Must
have in his/her possession an OCI Equipment Qualification card
endorsing the unit being operated . Follow Load capacity charts and
assure proper equipment support based on equipment capacity and
type . Observe the travel of all loads and take appropriate action
to avoid injury to personnel or damage to property . Participate in
all safety related processes and programs as requested Engage with
your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries Understand that
no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will
be compromised Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your
supervisor or safety professional If needed, use your stop work
authority until the issue is resolved . Participate in all pre-job
work planning and safety discussions Identify safety hazards you or
other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective
action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards . Understand and
respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i
e back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags,
warning sirens) . Use effective verbal and written communication
skills Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and
fractions rapidly and accurately . Provide on-the-job training
and/or mentoring to helpers and laborers you are working with .
Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications
and industry standards . Read, understand and apply Operating
Manuals, plans and specifications and visualize two-dimensional
drawings in three dimensions Accurately fill out OCI's equipment
and maintenance records and reports on a regular basis as required
. With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop
complete understanding of contract plans and specifications .
Inspect subordinates work for compliance with the, contract plans,
specifications, and industry standards Point out deficiencies,
explain them, and take corrective action needed . Observe
functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards
and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement Notify
supervision of any hazards observed and utilize safety stop work
authority as needed . Ensure that construction equipment is
correctly operated, maintained, in good working order, and Daily
Equipment Inspections are completed for equipment being used
One or more of the following NCCER Certifications: NCCER Heavy
Equipment Operations NCCER Highway / Heavy Construction NCCER
Rigger NCCER Site Layout
Multiple years of working experience as an equipment operator and a
strong working knowledge of the operating and rigging crafts is
required. Must have working knowledge of the operating limitations
and safe work practices associated with each piece of equipment
being operated. A copy of the executed Medical Examiner's
Certificate must be on file before any operation begins. Commercial
driver's license is required when the equipment will be operated on
public roads. Must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must
be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if
selected) which may include any/all of the following:
criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle
records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and
NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations NCCER Highway / Heavy Construction
NCCER Rigger NCCER Site Layout
Work Environment/Physical Demands
* Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.
* Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move in and around confined and
cluttered places, and uneven areas, see and hear naturally or with
* Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements
of the job duties.
* Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools
or controls according to a set procedure.
* Requires repetitive movement.
* Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders
* Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying
temperature extremes and other outside conditions.
* Typical construction site environment.
* Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward
* Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold
(below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather
such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.
* Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting
* Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting
* Work around hazardous equipment.
* This position is considered a safety sensitive position.
EQU: Equipment Operations
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creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged,
productive, safe and healthy.
Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this
commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including
but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with
disability and a robust wellness program.
To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work
schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent
A variety of additional benefits are available to our
professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption
reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an
employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed
accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union.
Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus
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employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only
their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements -
and they share in the financial rewards of the success through
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authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able
to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.
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