Job Description: This position, based in Yankton, SD, is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner. This is a skilled position involving the operation of various types of construction equipment including but not limited to loaders, back hoes, track hoes, excavator, etc.
Responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner. This is a skilled position involving the operation of various types of construction equipment including but not limited to Loaders, Back Hoes, Track Hoes, Excavator, Maintainer, etc.
Operate heavy equipment safely and efficiently.
Responsible for safe slopes on excavations and proper barricading.
Locate utilities and other buried lines prior to digging.
Perform minor servicing and maintenance.
Evaluate and recommend equipment improvements to improve availability, capability, and yield.
Prepare equipment failure analysis as needed;
Troubleshoots equipment problems and escalates the most complex problems to higher levels
Prepare technical reports to document equipment modifications and equipment maintenance procedures
Keep time and material records.
Travel from interstate highway to rural dirt roads from various locations.
May assist Laborer at various job sites as needed. May perform physical tasks involved with laying pipe and utility lines, and/or tasks involved with road construction and laying asphalt, etc.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
1-3 years' direct equipment operating experience required and 1 year of pipeline, construction or related experience preferred.
Valid driver's license required, CDL license preferred
Knowledge of trenching and shoring standards
Availability for overnight travel to various job sites is required
80% travel is expected
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must apply directly through NuStar's career site at www.nustarenergy.com/careers.
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