Backhoe Operator

The Sundt Companies Chandler , AZ 85249

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary

Safely operates a variety of heavy equipment, not limited to; backhoes, excavators, dozers, loaders, graders, haul trucks, dump trucks, water trucks. Will be responsible for preventative maintenance and pre-shift walk around of the assigned equipment to assure safe operation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspect subordinates work, ensure accuracy and compliance with plans and specifications, explain deficiencies and take any necessary corrective action.

  • Produce high quality work, safely and productively at all times.

  • Continually seek opportunities to share knowledge and teach others.

  • Eliminate WASTE such as waiting, rework, transporting, material storage and time.

  • High proficiency in all related equipment preventative maintenance.

  • Maintain positive working relationships with all members of the crew.

  • Provide feedback to ensure all materials, tools, equipment and information is available for the work.

  • Look for opportunities for improvement in all tasks, means and methods regarding the work and be willing to learn from others.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of three years (level I), four years (level II), five years (level III) and six plus years (level Sr.) experience in the industrial/commercial construction industry and have an in-depth understanding of the operation of various types of heavy construction equipment.

  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to read and understand drawings, specifications, safety and quality standards and effectively utilize all trade tools and equipment relevant to the work.

Note: Job Description is subject to change at any time and may include other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

  • Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical work in varying temperatures and outside conditions.

  • Will lift, push or pull objects up to 50lbs. on an occasional basis

  • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis

  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis

  • May use telephone, computer system, email, or other electronic devices on a limited basis to communicate with internal and external customers or vendors

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, hardhat, vest, etc.)

  • Move in and around confined, cluttered and uneven areas.

  • Will climb and maintain balance on steel/wood framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.

  • May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis

  • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

It is the policy of this Company to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age or disability. Such action shall include: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.


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