Heavy Equipment Operators
ASI Constructors, Inc. - Tucumcari, NM

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ASI Constructors, Inc. (since 1978) is an industry leader in the dam and water resource construction market, providing services worldwide. Our company is a self-performing, heavy-civil contractor that specializes in the construction and rehabilitation of dams (RCC, earthfill, and concrete), hydroelectric and renewable energy facilities, pipelines, tunnel/shaft rehabilitation, storm/sanitary sewer system improvements, and other major water resource projects. We also offer many additional specialized services through our Marine Group including inspection, on-water/underwater construction, and maintenance. ASI has successfully completed more than one hundred dam and dam rehabilitation projects, and over thirty new RCC dams.

Position: Heavy/Civil Equipment Operator (Loader, Dozer, Roller, Excavator, TeleBelt, etc.)

Reports to: Superintendent or Foreman

Summary of Position: The Operator’s prime responsibility is to support ASI’s construction operations by performing the following Key Activities.

FLSA Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt

Key Activities and Position Responsibilities:

• Driver must maintain the highest standard of safety and quality in all aspects of the job and performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety standards;
• Maintain daily vehicle inspections and reports, assuring that each vehicle is safe and well maintained;
• Maintain the appearance of the truck and clean truck after work daily;
• Load, unload and secure as needed;
• Report to work on time when scheduled;
• Other duties as assigned.

ASI employees must have work cooperatively with other employees, and have a good positive attitude. They must also be punctual. Further, this means that you must be ready to work when your shift starts. So, you must arrive at work with enough time prior, to ready yourself for the shift. They should also work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.

Essential Ability Requirements for ASI Personnel:

Working in the field at ASI Constructors Inc. is often physically demanding. The following list describes the minimum ability requirements for field personnel.

• Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials;
• Move heavy objects (94 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less);
• Move light objects (less than 94 pounds) long distances (more than 20 feet);
• Heavy lifting with repeated stooping, carrying and bending continually over time (i.e., picks up materials and move to a different location);
• Work long shifts with non-standard break times;
• Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements;
• Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting;
• Must have vision equal to or better than is required for driving;
o If corrective lenses are required to achieve this level of vision, the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective lenses or the required PPE.
o The employee may have to purchase eye glasses (safety glass, etc.) that are compliant with ASI’s Safety Program and OSHA/MSHA requirements;
• Must have good hand-eye coordination;
• Must have quick reaction times;
• Must be able to hear adequately enough to be alerted by horns, sirens, shouting, or any other noise that is meant to convey a safety warning;
o If corrective device is required to achieve this level of hearing, the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective device or the required PPE;
• Lift arms above shoulder level (i.e., throws bags into a truck);
• Must have good balance and must not be clumsy;
• Climb ladders or steps to reach objects;
• Must be able to work at heights of up to 100’ or more;
• Must be able to work in confined or enclosed spaces;
• Must be able to sit for long periods of time;
• Must be able to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, and safety-toed boots;
• Must be able to walk moderate distances to reach work area (1/2 mile or more);
• Enter the cab of a vehicle that is 3.5 feet (or more) off the ground;
• Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and safely reach all pedals, switches, levers, buttons, etc. required to safely operate the equipment (if authorized for that piece of equipment);
• Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and have an adequate field of vision of all instruments, gauges, warning lights, as well as an acceptable field of vision out of the windows and/or mirrors (if authorized for that piece of equipment);
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
• Must be committed to contributing to a culture of safety, looking out for yourself and others.

Preferred Qualifications and Training:

The Equipment Operator should have at least 8+ years of relevant experience in the field of heavy civil construction and must be able to pass a background check as well as pre-hire and random drug screens. The operator is responsible for maintaining the truck in safe operating condition and reporting any mechanical problems immediately to the Lead Person.


We offer a competitive benefits package including medical & dental insurance, 401K, and vacation.

Wage Range:

Dependent on Experience.

Post Date:
Feb 14, 2013
Full Time

Start Date:
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US - New Mexico

Tucumcari, New Mexico

No Preference
Job Reference:
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