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Hunter Contracting Co. Equipment Operator - Construction in Bullhead City, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Job Purpose: Operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as track hoes, backhoes, tractors, compactors, loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth and dig trenches, hoist materials, or place concrete, asphalt, or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties.________________________________________Roles, Duties, & Responsibilities: Runs, maneuvers, navigates, or drives mechanized equipment. Digs pipe trenches, backfills, and compacts trenches, grading of area after pipe is laid. Assists in laying of pipe into trench. Aligns machines, cutterhead, or depth gauge marker with reference stakes and guidelines on ground or positions equipment following hand signals of assistant. Signals directions and warnings to coworkers. Determines the kinds of tools and equipment needed to do a job. Fastens attachments or accessories to equipment. Turns valves to control air and water output of compressors and pumps. Adjusts hand wheels, levers, and depresses pedals to drive machines and control attachments, such as blades, buckets, scrapers, and swing booms. Watches gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure the machine is working properly. Inspects equipment for deficiencies, such as tires, lights, brakes, fuses, and fluid levels and submits report indicating equipment condition. Determines the causes of operating errors and decides what to do about it. Repairs and maintains equipment. Reads and interprets survey markers and stakes to meet set standards. Reads and interprets engineering drawings and specifications. Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned. Adheres to all Hunter Contracting Co. safety policies, procedures, and instructions from management. Typical Physical/Mental Demands & Working Conditions:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb, balance, stoop, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, drive, and be capable of repetitive motion. Occasionally, employee may be required to kneel, crouch, and crawl. Employee must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or lift up to 25 pounds of force frequently. The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.The employee is subject to internal and external weather conditions with or without protection. The worker is subject to cold and extreme heat, such as temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity. The worker is subject to noise, vibration, and hazards, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, high heat, or exposure to chemicals. The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation. The employee must be able to understand/recall verbal and written instructions, read, interact with public or coworkers in person, follow instructions, interact effectively in group situations, function independently, cope with potentially stressful situations, maintain professional work place conduct, and complete tasks during assigned time periods. The employee must have memory, problem solving skills, expressive co mmunication skills, mathematical skills, safety awareness, and measurement skills.The employee must be able to operate hand tools, heavy equipment, headsets, etc.