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Heavy Equipment Operator

Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt
Benefits:Following 90 days of employment
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:Charah, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

BASIC FUNCTION
This position is responsible for the use and operation of heavy construction equipment which includes Dozer, Front End, Excavator and Grader.


Duties:SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Position may involve performing other duties as required, which may not be mentioned below. Specific functions may change from time to time.
* Denotes essential function
A. *Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, and materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, shovels, graders, or related equipment
B. *Drive and maneuver equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, and rocks, and to distribute and level earth or terrain.
C. *Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
D. *Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
E. *Must be able to quickly and repeatedly adjust controls of machine to exact positions as necessary.
F. *Learn, follow, and promote all safety regulations of Charah and its customers.
G. *Must have the ability to communicate clearly, listen and understand information through spoken words and sentences to ensure full comprehension of job duties, safety regulations, and other situations that may require an immediate response.
H. *Requires weekend, holiday, and/or overtime work.
I. Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or upper management.
Qualifications:EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

A. Working knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in ash management, structure fills, and landfills.
B. Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
C. Previous work-related skill, knowledge, and/or experience are required.
D. High School diploma or equivalent is required.
E. Excellent communication and organizational skills.


MENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
A. Ability to work as a team member.
B. Professional appearance, warm demeanor, positive attitude.
C. Motivated self-starter.
D. Ability to work independently and to be accurate, efficient and organized.
E. Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
F. Ability to work under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment.
G. Frequent gross body movement such as bending, lifting (up to 75lbs), twisting, standing, balancing, stooping, handling materials, moving around hazardous sites.
H. Eye to Hand coordination a must. Depth perception required.
I. Ability to manipulate small parts with hands.
J. Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions included but not limited to extreme temperatures, rain, sleet, snow, heat, and wet/humid conditions.
K. Will be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. Must be willing to wear safety protective gear as required at all times.
L. Ability to concentrate in noisy setting around large construction vehicles.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS
A. This position requires working in the internal and external environment.
B. This position requires a flexible work schedule; night and/or weekends will be required.


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