Heavy Equipment Operator – Highway
Responsible for operating various equipment such as Backhoe, Loader, Excavator, Dozer, Blade, Skid Steer and other miscellaneous equipment. Must possess a positive attitude to support Company goals and objectives and be knowledgeable and experienced in safe work practices with a desire to be a top safety performer.
- Safe and efficient operation of haul trucks, water trucks, loaders, dozers, graders and excavators to meet production targets.
- Conduct pre-trip/walk-around safety inspections and complete daily Field Level Hazard Assessments for all activities.
- Maintain heavy equipment in good operating condition, reporting and logging maintenance requirements or concerns.
- Complete production reporting and other documentation as required.
- Communicate effectively and professionally with other team members.
- Be a leader of both safety and production for the team by ensuring compliance with all Company, customer, and legislated safety policies and procedures.
- Perform other duties as required.
- Serve as an excellent Company ambassador and safety champion at all times.
JOB SKILLS & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- 2+ years of experience in heavy mobile equipment operation in a surface mining environment
- Knowledge of safe and productive operation of Cat equipment
- Must possess a valid Class C driver’s license or greater
- Must possess the ability to operate equipment in the presence of field crew members and utilities, ensuring the safety of all persons, equipment, property and utilities in the area
- Knowledge and understanding of safe work practices associated with heavy equipment
- Ability to work in extreme weather conditions and in a dusty environment
- Position requires the ability to lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 50 pounds
- Occasionally lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds
- Typically bends, stoops and crouches on a regular basis
- Overtime may be required
Bay Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer