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Hunter Contracting Gannon Tractor, Mini-Excavator, Skid Steer Operator in Gilbert, Arizona

Are you looking for a company you can grow with? A company where you feel like part of the family and not just another employee number? Do you want to be a part of something great? Hunter Contracting Co. is a family-owned, heavy civil contracting firm serving Arizona since 1961. We are looking for good, hard-working, high-energy, self-motivating, professional individuals to grow with our project needs.

What we are proud to offer you:

  • Medical/Telemedicine

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 401K

  • Life Insurance

  • EAP

  • Health and Wellness Programs

  • Holiday Pay

  • Sick Time Pay

Job Purpose: To operate tractor-drawn or self-propelled Gannon to move, haul, and grade earth on construction sites, such as roadbeds, ditch banks, water reservoirs, and sub-divisions in a safe and productive environment.

Roles, Duties, & Responsibilities:

  • Grades or redistributes earth, aggregates, or materials for the construction or repair of structures, highways, and roads.

  • Digs small excavations.

  • Understands stakes and guidelines on ground or positions equipment following hand signals of assistant.

  • Operates 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 ensure the machine is working properly.

  • Inspects equipment for deficiencies, such as tires, lights, brakes, fuses, and fluid levels and submits reports indicating equipment condition.

  • Determines the causes of operating errors and decides what to do about it.

  • Reads and interprets survey markers and stakes to meet set standards.

  • Adheres to all Hunter Contracting Co. safety policies, procedures and instructions from Management.

  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Work Qualifications:

  • Practices good safety habits.

  • Follows oral directions and meets set standards.

  • Judges distances and slopes accurately.

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the construction or repair of structures, highways, or roads.

  • Knowledge of materials, production processes, and quality control.

Education & Work Experience Requirements:

  • Three (3) + years’ experience in operation of power construction equipment; OR,

  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

We do E-Verify, Background Checks and Drug Screens

Women, Minorities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY statement

Hunter provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Hunter complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.

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