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Heavy Equipment Operator

Location:

Knoxville Maryville - 30 (Knoxville, TN)

Summary:

The Heavy Equipment Operator will perform activities by operating a variety of heavy equipment. These activities may include loading trucks, clearing debris, moving products, and cleaning up areas around the job sites.

 

Benefits:

 

Overtime Weekly

No Top Out

7 Paid Holidays (from day one) and Paid Time Off (after one year of sevice)

Paid Weekly With Direct Deposit

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance.

Short and Long Term Disability

401(k) Match of up to $60 a week

Saturday Bonus Pay 

Referral Bonus Program (up to $250 per referral)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Operates a variety of heavy equipment such as a front-end loader, dozier, or trackhoe to accomplish difficult or highly complex tasks. 

Prior to operating equipment, conducts routine inspections to identify needed maintenance or repairs.

Monitors gauges and other indicators to ensure safe operation.

Performs or requests necessary repairs and adjustments to equipment.

Assists with repairs as needed.

Adheres to all safety rules, guidelines, and codes.

Maintains records of time worked and materials used.

Help to perform clean up and maintain the plant area

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Thorough understanding of practices involved in the use of various types of heavy equipment.

Thorough understanding of maintenance and basic repairs associated with heavy equipment.

Thorough understanding of safety rules and ability to safely operate machinery. 

Superior skill operating assigned equipment safely and efficiently. 

High school diploma or equivalent

Valid driver’s license/ID         

Heavy Equipment operation preferred

Working Conditions:

Must be able to work in all types of weather, including extremely hot and extremely cold temperatures.  

Work in dusty and wet environments

Ability to work long hours with getting in and out of the equipment

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to physically operate heavy equipment.

Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, and stand to operate and repair heavy equipment.

Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.

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