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Rubber Tire Backhoe Operator
Summary
Title:Rubber Tire Backhoe Operator
ID:1144
Location:Columbus Office
Description

SUMMARY: Operates several types of construction equipment, such as scrapers, bulldozers, rollers, and backhoes to excavate and move earth. May also be involved in the repair and maintenance of machinery.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to the Company’s Safety Policy, Substance Abuse Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment Policy, and the Company Manual.
  • Adjust and depresses pedals to drive machines and control attachments, such as blades, buckets, and scrapers.handwheels 
  • Positions levels to control equipment.
  • Turns hand wheels on machine to adjust a blade attachment.
  • Perform maintenance duties such as cleaning, greasing and oiling machines.

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports to Site Foreman and may take direction from Project Superintendent and Trade Superintendent. Closely interacts with other trade persons. No one reports to this position.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Completion of an apprenticeship program or an equivalent 4 – 6 years of heavy equipment operating experience is required. High School diploma or GED preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to coordinate the movements of eyes, hands, and fingers.
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or work at heights as required.
  • Must be able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally more.
  • Must be able to use arms and hands to reach for, handle, and manipulate objects.
  • Must be able to follow specific directions.
  • Must be able stand or walk for long periods.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, percentages, and fractions.
  • Must be able to read and understand measuring tools and levels.
  • Must be able to compare and see differences in the size, shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects.

CERTIFICATES LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:

  • Must have valid driver's license, good driving record required.
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