Heavy Equipment Operator

Location: Northern VA, Maryland and D.C.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $20.00 - $30.00 per hour

Your Job Summary

As a heavy equipment operator, you will operate a variety of heavy equipment in a safe and productive manner to support the completion of our excavation, underground utility, and heavy highway work under tight deadlines. The ideal candidate is dependable, trainable, and most importantly a safe operator who values the safety of his or her coworkers in the trench and on the ground,

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in trenching and utilities installation desired
  • Ability to operate a heavy equipment in a productive and efficient manner
  • Perform daily maintenance and tracking of hours on utilized equipment
  • Perform manual tasks related to construction of job sites
  • Experience on construction sites along with certifications
  • Participate in training and adhere to strict PPE and safety policies
  • Ability to take direction from supervisor to complete daily tasks and meet job site goals
  • Be a proactive team member to achieve a high quality completed product for our clients
  • Experience operating GPS enabled machinery is desired but not a requirement

Equipment Range - all levels of experience on below list of equipment desired

  • Hydraulic Excavator various sizes
  • Articulated Rock Truck
  • Roller - Smooth Drum and Sheepsfoot
  • D4 -D8 Dozers with Trimble set up
  • Skid Steer
  • Wheel Loader
  • Backhoe
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation
  • Ability to work in the United States
  • Must have recent work history and at least 2 years verifiable work experience operating heavy equipment in a similar environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., bending, twisting and turning to complete manual labor tasks
  • Pay based on experience and work history

Laurita, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
Laurita, Inc. is a drug free work place.