Heavy Equipment/Loader Operator

Living Earth Knoxville , TN 37901

Posted 1 month ago

Operate heavy equipment in compliance with the company's operating safety policies and procedures

Provide recommendations for maintaining and improving environmental performance

Load mulch, soils, compost, sands and gravels into dump trucks and customer vehicles

Ensure company equipment and material is maintained, kept cleaned, and stored in a safe manner

Check filters and grease equipment

Keep work area and equipment clean by collecting and disposing of scrap, excess materials, and refuse

Proactively communicate with Site Manager and coworkers

Complete required paperwork, reporting, and other documentation as required


Experience operating heavy equipment.

Hand and Foot Coordination: You need to be able to coordinate movements of your hands and feet in order to guide very large machinery in tight places.

Operation Monitoring: The ability to read gauges, dials, and other indicators, adjust them is necessary.

Coordination: On busy construction sites, you must be able to coordinate your actions with those of other workers.

Troubleshooting: It is essential that anyone operating heavy equipment is able to detect and fix operating problems.

Critical Thinking: Your job will require you to identify the strengths and weaknesses of solutions to problems in order to choose the one that is most likely to be successful.

Must have the ability and willingness to work in all types of adverse conditions such as extreme weather, enclosed spaces and heights up to 30 feet

Able to pass a drug test

Be able to recognize safety issues

Willing to accommodate a schedule that can require weekend work

Ability to work without close supervision once directed on task


Wage rate commensurate with experience. Living Earth offers a competitive array of benefits including vacation and holiday time, medical, dental, 401K and a bonus plan.

Living Earth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Heavy Equipment/Loader Operator

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