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Pipe Backhoe Operator

Company: Jr. Davis Construction Company, Inc.
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Operator (Backhoe)Position Objective/Description: - - Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a pipe backhoe. -Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist pipe layer in the installation of water main and sewersTransport aggregate or other materials in a safe and precise mannerManeuver loader and other heavy equipment safely on public or private roadwaysLoading, delivery, and dumping of materials in a safe and timely mannerMove lever to raise and tilt bucket when filled, or to dump materialMaintain cleanliness and good condition of trucksPerform daily inspections and safety checks on equipment; reports defects and repairsPerform minor maintenance to include cleaning, lubricating and refilling equipmentCheck fluid levels, maintain tires pressures and change implements or attachmentsPerforms all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.Work closely with ground crew to achieve project objectives -Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of heavy equipment used in piping operations, their capacities and physical limitations, and issues involved in ground disturbanceSafe driving abilities and strict adherence to safety requirements and proceduresAble to listen, follow directions, and have a willingness to continue to enhance skillsEffective communications with jobsite supervisor and co-workersGeneral knowledge of road construction processes.Demonstrate a safety first attitude. Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures.Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general publicAbility to work nights and weekends when necessaryMust have reliable transportation, and ability to travel to assigned worksitesKnowledge and understanding of "safety systems" associated with equipment operation including set-up and emergency procedures. Knowledge and understanding of loading, unloading, and transport procedures for equipment; as well as compaction requirements for ground conditions, or customer needs. Knowledge in support equipment operation, digging equipment, vacuum units, reel trailers, backhoes, plows, and trenches. -Physical Demands:
Constant physical effort, including extended sitting for at least 8 hour shiftIntermittent walking and standing on a construction site.Climb intermittentlyRegularly twist, bend, stoop, kneel and crouch to perform dutiesRegularly reach above shoulder levelRegularly push/pull objectsMust be physically able to repetitively lift, push, pull and/or carry at least 25 pounds occasionally, and sometimes heavier weight.Agility, balance, and manual dexterity, as well as arm-hand steadinessAble to hear and respond to oral instructions in a noisy environment.Regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach and grasp with hands and arms.Excellent hand, eye and foot coordination.Good vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus -Education / Experience:
High School diploma or general education degree (GED)3 recent years' experience working as a Backhoe Operator.Must have experience in laying water, sewer and storm pipeActive Driver's license required with no DUIs or serious traffic violations. CDL Class "A" driver's license. -Work Environment:Regularly works in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and humidity. - Frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions and vibration. Handles various toxic products such as epoxies, grouts, sealers, paints and cleaners, with exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risks of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. -Other Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Jr. Davis Construction Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively recruiting women and minorities for all open positions. Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Jr. Davis Construction Company, Inc., Kissimmee , Pipe Backhoe Operator, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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