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Bulldozer Operator

Bulldozer Operator

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Bay Ltd.

Full Time

Job Summary

The bulldozer operator drives and maneuvers bulldozers to clear land, debris, rubble, and other objects from construction sites to help build roads, highways, bridges, and other construction projects.

Essential Functions

  • Operate the bulldozer and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks on equipment
  • Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver tractor and raise, lower, and tilt blade
  • Feels lever and listens for stalling action of engine to estimate depth of cut
  • Moves levers to control tool bars, carriers, and disks
  • Drives bulldozer in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following grade stakes or hand signals
  • Operates tractor equipment with concave blade attached across front to gauge out, level, and distribute earth, trees, rocks from land for construction of roads, highways, and bridges
  • Ensure compliance of all safety procedures and policies while promoting company’s safety culture
  • Perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • At least 3 years’ experience in asphalt, paving, highway, bridge, sewer, and road construction

Skills / Key Competencies

  • Working knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of highways, roads, sewers, and bridges
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgement when handling day to day information
  • Excellent time-management skills to plan, organize, and prioritize tasks and responsibilities to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to work cooperatively across all levels delivering on commitments – results oriented
  • Ability to complete work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet department targets and deadlines
  • Ability to work non-routine hours, when necessary
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work outdoors, exposed to heat and humidity, cold and rain, and around heavy traffic areas
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another
  • Ability to operate job related tools
  • Constantly perform repeating motions that may include feet, leg, wrists, hands and/or fingers
  • Work that includes moving and/or lifting objects up to 50 pounds, carry at least 30 pounds and up to 150 pounds with help