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Excavator Operator

Excavator Operator


Bay Ltd.

Full Time

Job Summary:

Position of excavation operator is responsible for operating an excavator equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets to excavate and load loose materials.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates the excavator and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks on equipment
  • Move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to operate power machinery, such as power shovels, stripping shovels, scraper loaders, or backhoes
  • Become familiar with digging plans, machine capabilities and limitations, and with efficient and safe digging procedures
  • Observe hand signals, grade stakes, or other markings when operating machines so that work can be performed to specifications.
  • Operate machinery to perform activities such as backfilling excavations, vibrating or breaking rock or concrete
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • At least 3 years’ experience operating excavator and heavy equipment

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written with co-workers, and supervisors
  • Adhere to strict safety standards and procedures

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to twist, stand, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch as required to perform essential functions for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, carry at least 30 pounds and up to 150 pounds with help
  • Be able to work in extreme weather conditions, hot and cold weather

Bay Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer