Equipment Operator

Flint, MI 48507

Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Construction Job Number: RB6008770628

Job Description

Do you have experience operating heavy equipment/machinery and performing tasks necessary for hardscape projects?  We have a great job opportunity for you!  This is a DIRECT HIRE position with our client in Flint.  Come join a team where you can grow and succeed.  Typical work hours are Monday through Friday anytime from 6:00am to 6:00pm (40-50 hours per week) during peak season. Saturday hours as needed. Hours may be reduced in winter based on needs. Overtime may be required as workload dictates.  Wage is $18.00 to $25.00 per hour based on experience.  
APPLY TODAY or CONTACT QUALIFIED STAFFING LAPEER at 810-664-0573 Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Operate equipment including Skid steer, Front-end loaders, Track loader, Bulldozer, Excavator, etc.
  • Transport tools/equipment to and from sites. Loading and unloading tools/equipment
  • Inspect and fuel vehicle prior to beginning shift.
  • Perform routine repairs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned/needed
  • Ensuring equipment is maintained and used in accordance with health and safety regulations.
  • Cleaning, lubricating, and performing regular safety checks on equipment.
  • Ensuring equipment is properly positioned before turning it on/off, loading/unloading, and is safely turned off and stored.
  • Ensuring sites are kept clean and safe.
  • Attending meetings and refresher courses to ensure responsible equipment operation.
  • Identifying faults and troubleshooting equipment as required. Promptly reporting all faults to the Supervisor or Foreman.
  • Consistently follow health and safety regulations. 
  • Training new crew members in the safe operation of equipment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Prior experience operating equipment.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to follow orders, especially under pressure.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • A sound understanding of health and safety codes.
  • A positive outlook
Required Skills/Abilities: 
  • Extensive knowledge of heavy machinery operation and capabilities.
  • Ability to read building plans, blueprints, and land grades.
  • Excellent mechanical skills.
  • Great hand and foot coordination and always be thinking of ways to improve efficiency.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
 Physical Requirements: 
  • Prolonged periods of operating heavy machinery.
  • Must be able to operate machinery in all weather conditions and terrains.
 Working Conditions:
  • Work is primarily outdoors during all seasons.
  • Exposure to outdoor weather conditions, including inclement weather (rain, snow, heat or cold).
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Hearing protection is required for duties such as equipment operation that expose the individual to elevated noise levels.
 Why work for Qualified Staffing?
  1. We offer a fantastic benefits package to all of our employees.  This includes healthcare, vacation/holiday pay, and 401K!  In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our corporate employees!
  2. Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!
  3. We respond to every job applicant within 24-48 hours.
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