Excavator

  • Posting Date

    September 26, 2018

  • Location

    Virginia Beach

  • Job Type

    Temporary to Permanent

  • Category

    General Labor

Description

  • Operate the excavator/hoe and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, and clean, lubricate and refill equipment as necessary.
  • Work with ground personnel in the excavation and installation process of laying pipe on line and grade.
  • Ensure trench is excavated to the proper depth/grade.
  • Responsible for placement of water, storm and sanitary sewer pipe in the excavation.
  • Follow directions of ground crew regarding craning, gravel placement and grading.
  • Cut grade with minimal time spent on excavating to ensure production is on schedule.
  • Conduct trench work, which meets OH&S requirements.
  • Operate Excavator/Hoe on public roadways, maintaining proper awareness of one's surroundings.
  • Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance.
  • Be aware of proper rigging of pipe, manhole barrels, etc. and ensure safe work procedures are followed during the lowering of materials into the excavation.
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the Excavator/Hoe.
  • Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of the Excavator/Hoe.
  • Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.

Qualifications

  • Need to have reliable transportation
  • One year or more experience
  • Must have safety equipment
  • Knowledge of Excavator/Hoes and other heavy equipment.
  • Knowledge road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements.
  • Understanding of computerized controls and electronics.
  • Transferable skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management
Closed: 10/9/18