Charah, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V
This position is located in Robards, KY (West of Owensboro, KY)
Heavy Equipment Operator I
This position is responsible for the use and operation of heavy construction equipment which includes Compactor, Fork Lift and Backhoe.
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.
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.
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.