Heavy Equipment Operator

at Aleut Support Services LLC - MAIN
Location Quantico
Date Posted November 25, 2021


Under general supervision, perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation of light, medium and heavy equipment and light to heavy-duty trucks. Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled duties related to deactivation, decommissioning, demolition, remediation and construction.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS;EDUCATION/TRAINING:* High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred. Two to five (1) years experience as an Equipment Operator.KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:* Considerable knowledge of equipment operations and construction and maintenance procedures.* Must possess a working knowledge of grades and blueprints.* Knowledge of heavy equipment operation and equipment safety.* Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures.SKILLS & ABILITIES:* Skill in operation of assigned equipment to include motorized vehicles and equipment, including excavator, shears, grapple, backhoe, bulldozer, roller/compactor, loader, dump truck pickup truck, utility truck, Ability to interpret plans, drawings, and written instructions and specifications.* Ability to read and understand work orders and organize work with minimum supervision.* Ability to work effectively and amicably with other people.* Ability to hear and speak, to communicate in-person and over a telephone and/or radio.* Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.* Ability to work independently or in a team situation.* Possess basic problem-solving and math skills.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:* Must possess a valid State Driver's License.* Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.* Ability to pass HAZWOPER physical and wear a respirator if required for project.* Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug screens.* Must be available for regular standby assignments and work scheduled off-hours and emergency overtime as required.* Must be available for assignment to projects that require overnight travel.CERTIFICATIONS:* NonePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:* DOE L or Q security clearance a plus* Current 8-hr. HAZWOPER Refresher training* Radworker II trainingESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:* Operate excavators, shears, grapples, skidsteers, loaders and other miscellaneous heavy equipment in a safe and controlled manner.* May operate heavy equipment on a training basis, example, grader, track loader.* Perform required manual labor as required to support the overall project requirements; check and service assigned equipment.* Perform routine maintenance and emergency repairs, report complex mechanical problems for shop repairs.* May assist in loading and unloading of trucks, laying of pipe, using air tools and* Jackhammers and other hand tools related to job.* Train less skilled employees in operation and care of equipment.MENTAL & COGNITIVE DEMANDS:* Communication - ability to read and interpret maintenance and repair manuals; ability to write routine work orders; ability to communicate clearly and succinctly on a basic and technical level.* Skills - basic heavy equipment operation. Basic skill operating a variety of equipment including hand and power tools.* Reasoning - ability to solve practical problems; ability to interpret and understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:* Must possess strength, stamina and mobility to perform heavy physical work outdoors in all weather conditions and with exposure to potentially hazardous conditions.* Required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.* Required to stand, walk and talk or hear. Regularly required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell.* Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:* Perform any or all duties normally assigned to less skilled employees; perform other related duties as required.

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