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Equipment Operator

Company: Engineering / Remediation Resources Group
Location: Tustin
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

At ERRG, we believe that each of our projects are significant and the most critical ingredient for success is our people. Our people provide the talent, experience, and passion that lies at the heart of every one of our projects. That is why we can provide the challenges and inspiration to help our people grow professionally and personally.

Some of the great benefits we offer are competitive pay, health and wellness benefits, discounted 24 Hour Fitness membership, on-the-job training, educational assistance, and advancement opportunities.

ERRG's Tustin Office is seeking a site-hire who is self-motivated, independent, dependable, and a strong communicator to be an Equipment Operator.

Summary:

Operate one or several types of heavy equipment, such as excavators, dozers, backhoes, compactors, articulated dump trucks, and/or front-end loaders as part of earth-moving operations at an environmental remediation site. Heavy equipment may have either CAT or John Deere controls. Perform minor maintenance and equipment repair.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must possess skill, coordination, and awareness to operate heavy equipment (as listed above) in safe manner with precision and efficiency.
  • Willingness to operate heavy equipment for long periods with continuous attention to detail and safety.
  • Knowledgeable of limitations of heavy equipment including load weights in order not to overload or offset equipment center of gravity.
  • Learn and follow all applicable safety requirements.
  • Locate underground utilities and obstructions, such as pipes and wires, prior to commencement of work.
  • Confirm necessary precautions have been taken to confirm that no conflicts exist with both above and below ground utilities.
  • Able to read and understand cut and fill stakes in order to align and position equipment appropriately.
  • Work closely with ground crew by use of hand-signals or radio communications to align and position equipment appropriately.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Five (5) years of experience working as an equipment operator.
  • Trained and certified to operate the assigned equipment with a minimum of 4 years of experience with specific equipment.
  • Able to read grading plans and cut and fill stakes.
  • Ability to travel to project sites.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum four (4) years of work experience at environmental remediation sites.
  • Experience working on U.S. Department of Defense construction projects.
  • Current 40-Hour HAZWOPER and 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher.
  • Demonstrated experience operating excavators, bulldozers, backhoes, compactors, articulated dump trucks, and front-end loaders.

ERRG is committed to providing a safe work environment and to fostering the health and well-being of its employees. As part of the company's commitment to safeguard the wellbeing of its employees and to provide a safe environment for everyone, ERRG maintains a drug free workplace and complies with the Drug-Free Workplace Act.

ERRG is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Keywords: Engineering / Remediation Resources Group, Tustin , Equipment Operator, Other , Tustin, California

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