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Equipment Operator

Company: Tjader & Highstrom
Location: New Richmond
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:This position consists of general heavy equipment operation for construction. - Drilling equipment operators can operate a variety of equipment, used in installation/repair/maintenance activities associated with underground construction or utilities, in a safe and effective manner. -Responsibilities:Safely operates drill equipment on jobsite which may include but not limited to the following: Directional Drill, Backhoe / Excavator, Skid Steer, Tractor Trailer (Moving Equipment / Haul Water), Vacuum Truck/Trailer - -Restores and/or landscapes disturbed areas of the jobsiteWill develop and maintain a bore schedule -Responsible for the site set-up and clean-upLoad and unload tools, materials and equipment on truckWill be involved in new site Job Safety Analysis - JSA prior to starting constructionSetting up safety perimeter using signage, cones and safety barriers and at times flagging trafficAbility to follow instructions

-Qualifications:Must be experienced with drilling equipment and understand their capabilities and limitationsExperience with drill set up and design processesBasic ability to use small tools/hand toolsAbility to read and understand work orders, safety rules and operating instructionsMust be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background checkMust have a valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving recordMust be able to proficiently use locators to safely identify utilitiesMust have good troubleshooting and problem solving skillsMust be very safety conscientious -Must have availability to -work overtime; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or be on-call as work is needed to ensure work is completed -Physical Requirements: -Climb up and down ladders, machinery, and other objects.Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs as needed with or without assistanceDuties outlined in this position will require the employee to stand, crouch, sit, bend, use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as reaching with hands and arms to spaces both high and low. The employee will be standing, walking, climbing, balancing, crawling, crouching, lifting, holding or stooping while on shift. -Specific vision abilities required to perform this job include but are not limited to: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus potentially near and/or far as needed. -Employees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens.Employees may be exposed to toxic or corrosive chemicals as well as moving machinery parts and pieces. -

Benefits and Company Summary:
Company: -Tjader and Highstrom was founded in 1945 and has evolved into a highly competitive underground utility construction firm andis located in New Richmond, Wisconsin. -Benefits Include:Competitive PayHealth Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription PlansFlexible Spending AccountsRetirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matchingStock Purchase PlanShort & Long Term DisabilitySupplemental Life and AD&D InsurancePaid Holidays and Vacation (PTO)

Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. - Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) - -The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories. - - -Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.

Keywords: Tjader & Highstrom, Minneapolis , Equipment Operator, Other , New Richmond, Minnesota

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