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Utility Operator

Company: Ranger Construction
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:This position will operate road construction equipment expertly and safely in building highway and heavy construction projects.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operate one or more of the following road building equipment:LoaderBulldozerRollerExcavatorCombination Backhoe Use skills and be constantly vigilant in order to avoid injury to others as the work is often done in close proximity of utilities, traffic and to laborers working on the ground and in trenches. Perform pre-operation and post-operation safety and maintenance checks. Read and interpret grade stakes depending on type of work being performed. Clean mud, dirt and other materials from the tracks and undercarriage when necessary by use of a shovel or other appropriate device. Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task; properly follow all Company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment. Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications: High School Diploma or its equivalent preferred. Previous experience operating heavy equipment is required. Skill to obtain maximum production from equipment and to readily identify unsafe acts. Ability to understand effects of vibration and adjust the levels to attain compaction while minimizing vibration damage to adjacent structures. Coordination between hands, eyes and feet to guide equipment in situations where precision is required. Ability to understand and follow oral instructions; communicate with supervisors, co-workers and the public.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, kneel, walk, talk, see, hear, push, pull, climb, bend and stoop. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit (for up to 8 eight hours), walk (occasionally on rough terrain/in varying weather conditions), climb, use manual dexterity to operate tools used in the course of work, hear sufficient to hear conversations in person and via telephone and radio, and vision sufficient for distance sight and to read diagrams, manual reports, rules, regulations, laws and plans. The employee is occasionally required to reach, push and pull with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Physical dexterity may involve stretching, proper placement of legs, and use of arms and hands in repetitive motions. The employee must be able to maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment and the movement of mobile equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.EOE M/F/V/DDFWPDisclaimer: The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as comprehensive of every job duty, responsibility, or qualification required by an employee assigned to this job. While employed in this position, an employee may be required to perform other assignments not listed on this job description.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee discount Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shift Day shift Overtime Weekend availabilityAbility to commute/relocate: Fort Pierce, FL 34981: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Excavator: 1 year (Preferred) Heavy equipment operation: 1 year (Preferred) Dozer: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Ranger Construction, Fort Pierce , Utility Operator, Other , Fort Pierce, Florida

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