Heavy Equipment Operator

MDU Resources Group, Inc. Waco , TX 76701

Posted 3 months ago

Job Summary: The Heavy Equipment Operator will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of multiple pieces of construction equipment. The Equipment Operator is proficient in the use of a diverse range of construction equipment, including, Excavators, Loaders, Dozers, Rollers, Graders, and other pieces of equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent.
2.Preferred knowledge of earthwork, road and highway construction.
3.Experience operating a diverse range of construction equipment preferred.
4.Experience with equipment maintenance & operation.
5.Ability to communicate with foreman and crew.
6.Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.
7.Ability to maintain valid driver's license. Essential Duties/Responsibilites: 1. Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
2.Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
3.Safely and properly perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on equipment.
4.Maneuver heavy equipment into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that the vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.
5.Use various pieces of equipment to perform fine grading and finishing, sloping and banking, backfilling, demolition, ditching, loading, excavating and stockpiling.
6.Operate equipment on public roadways, maintaining proper awareness of ones surroundings.
7.Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the equipment.
8.Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.
9.Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.
10. Perform other construction related duties as required.
11. Timely and regular attendance is an essential requirement. Benefits:

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation

  • Three Medical Plans with generous Employer contributions

  • Health Savings Account (partially funded by Employer) * Prescription Drug Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement

  • Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement

  • Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match

  • Voluntary Life, Accident, and Critical Illness plans for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents

  • Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, and Access to Legal Advice

  • Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors

  • College Scholarship Program for Dependents

  • Gift Matching Program How To Apply: Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.

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Heavy Equipment Operator

MDU Resources Group, Inc.