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Heavy Equipment Operator

POSITION SUMMARY: Performs operations of heavy equipment in mass excavation, pipelines, and rough and finish grading. Must be dependable, detail oriented, with a strong work ethic and willingness to learn and take direction.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Heavy equipment operators must have 3 or more years’ experience operating excavators, skid steer loaders, wheel loaders, haul trucks and compactors.


  • Perform operations of heavy equipment in mass excavation, pipelines, rough and finish grading
  • Manage safety and maintenance procedures on equipment and machinery
  • Clean equipment on a scheduled basis
  • Excavate land surfaces with graders
  • Gather dirt and waste from job sites and fill trucks for transportation
  • Maintain logs and records as required
  • Prepare sites to ensure optimization of construction work procedures
  • Clean construction sites of debris, trash and hazardous materials
  • Dig trenches and holes as instructed
  • Assist in installing pipeline systems
  • Erect temporary structures, ladders and scaffolding
  • Perform roadside maintenance tasks such as trimming trees and clearing shrubs
  • Load and unload equipment from trucks
  • Fill potholes to facilitate the construction process
  • Ensure that all work is being done in compliance with the company’s protocols
  • Use hand tools to cut and shape material as per instructions

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIROMENT: Work involves moderate to heavy work in all types of weather. There is frequent need to stand ,stoop, walk, lift heavy objects (up to 75 lbs) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday.


  • Dependable hard worker with 3-5 years’ experience in the construction and excavation industry
  • Physically dexterous, must be able to safely lift and carry 100lbs.
  • Detail oriented with an eye for detail
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Proficient is using hand and power tools
  • Able to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Valid Utah Driver’s License
  • Clean MVR
  • Reliable transportation
  • Flexible work schedule ~ able to work overtime with occasional Saturdays and Sundays

Innovative Companies is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Innovative Companies participates in E-Verify and promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment and monthly random drug testing.


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