Equipment Operator level III should have a significant number of years of heavy equipment experience and be at a level of expert in skills and knowledge and should be an example and mentor of quality work to other team members. Equipment Operator III will operate multiple types of heavy equipment that could include loader, trackhoe, backhoe, dozer and other equipment (e.g. hydraulic shovel attachment, concave blade attachment) necessary on the job site to assist with moving of materials, digging holes and trenches, transports earth and gravel, and to push trees and rocks. Equipment Operators will also be expect to perform physically laborer work when necessary. Many of these jobs are not full time, the size of the project and organization of the work determining whether a worker spends all his time on one job or is transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion. Some workers habitually work in one branch of the industry, whereas others transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion or according to the availability of work or on a seasonal basis. Workers may be designated according to specific work performed.
Equipment Operators responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.