Heavy Equipment Operator


Cowan TN Quarry - 86 (Cowan, TN)


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.


  • Overtime Pay
  • No Top-out on Pay Rates
  • 7 Paid Holidays (From day one) & Paid Time Off (After one year of service)
  • Weekly Pay by Direct Deposit
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability                       
  • 401(K) Match of Up to $60 Per Week
  • 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. 


  • 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.  

Education and Experience:

  • 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.