Heavy Equipment Operator $26-38/HR

  • Location: Rifle, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1026
  • Salary: $26.00 - $38.00 Per Hour

Colorado based contractor specializing in Earthwork Construction is hiring Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborer for projects in and around the Rifle, CO area. Ideal candidates will be experienced operating various types of earth moving equipment ranging from compactors/rollers, loaders, skid steers, excavator, dozer, blade, haul truck, safely and efficiently.

Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborer Duties

  • Read, set and understand elevations and grades
  • Understand the basic knowledge of earthwork and compaction and pipe laying
  • Perform proper start up and shut down procedures
  • Work with others and take direction
  • Safely install any and all materials needed for the project
  • Able to train others when needed
  • Maneuver heavy machinery in tight spaces and around existing utilities without disruption
  • Operate compactors/rollers, loaders, skid steers, excavator, dozer, blade, haul truck, etc.
  • Willing and able to work outside of the cab when not operating

Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborer Qualifications

  • Must have a general knowledge of earthwork construction with a minimum of 2 years operating experience
  • Certification a PLUS but not required
  • Dozer operator MUST be able to grade BOTH rough and fine soil
  • MUST be PROFICIENT with manual and GPS controls
  • MUST be willing to help outside of the cab when not operating

Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborer Compensation/Benefits

  • $26-$38/hr BOE
  • Weekly direct deposit
  • PTO/holidays
  • Comprehensive medical via Anthem BCBS
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
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