Heavy Duty Equipment Operator
Company: Brown Industrial Construction
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: September 13, 2023
Brown Industrial Construction is a South-East Louisiana-based
heavy civil contractor. We are a family-oriented company with
strong values and a high-quality culture. Our environment
encourages individual growth and innovative thought.
We are seeking Heavy Duty Equipment Operators for projects in the
Greater Baton Rouge to New Orleans Areas.
Heavy Duty Equipment Operators should have a minimum of three years
of experience in the seat of bull dozers & excavators. A Heavy Duty
Equipment Operator will be able to provide rough and finish grades
with bulldozers & similar equipment along with excavator experience
providing underground trenching for water and sewer installations.
Qualified candidates will also have experience in setting and
establishing grades using rotating lasers and GPS systems including
Job Responsibilities & Related Skills:
- Operates Excavators, Dozers, & other Grading Equipment to
cut/fill grade as they spread and level dirt and gravel to
- Proficient in operating GPS/UTS machine control systems in
dozers & excavators.
- Can read and interpret blueprints and specifications.
- Can shoot grade with rotating lasers and site levels.
- Experience working in Greenfield, Heavy Highway, & Industrial
settings Civil Construction projects.
- Experience in a variety of Civil Site Scopes of Work including
mass excavation, mass embankment & grading, rough and fine grading,
large diameter pipe installation, subsurface utility probing and
installation, dressing back of curb, sloping, establishment of
drainage, & stockpiling of materials.
- Ability to appropriately excavate at borrow and aggregate
loading sites, establish & maintain off-road trucking routes to and
from loading site, & load various types of dump trucks with borrow
- Experience working on and performing daily inspections and
maintenance on a variety of Excavators, Dozers, Front-End Loaders,
Packers, and tools necessary in the assistance of the job.
- Performs pre and post inspections and performs minor
maintenance of the equipment.
- Performs assignments as directed or as responsibilities
- Be a team player, with a willingness to assist in a variety of
roles on the site.
- Performs general labor duties when necessary, involving
strenuous manual labor in heavy construction projects.
- Maintains a clean job site; picks up all tools and equipment
and secures job site each day to eliminate potential hazards.
- Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures
are followed. Brings problems to the attention of the foreman,
safety director or HR manager.
- Communication Proficiency
- Customer/Client Focus
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Results Driven
- Stress Management/Composure
- Teamwork Orientation
- Completion of Job Application
- Medical Clearance
- Drug Screening
- Background Checks
- E-Verify Employment Authorization
- TWIC required for Industrial client sites
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles,
moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally
exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job
sites including extreme weather conditions that include but are not
limited to high heat and humidity, cold, ice, snow, & rain. The
noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The
position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in
outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and
humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The
position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of
time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field
conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls, or carries objects;
uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time
without fatigue; and effectively jumps, sprints or throws objects.
The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm,
two hands) and multi-limb coordination. The position requires the
ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee walks and works
on unlevel, steep, slippery, wet, muddy, & inconsistent ground. The
employee must have excellent stamina.
This position is eligible for overtime. This position is eligible
to participate in Brown's medical insurance plans & retirement plan
Company Equal Opportunity Statement:
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Keywords: Brown Industrial Construction, Baton Rouge , Heavy Duty Equipment Operator, Other , Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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