Flippo Construction Company, Inc
  • 13-Dec-2017 to 11-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • Other
  • Alexandria, VA, USA
  • N/A
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits Employee Stock-Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k) Retirement Plan, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts (HCFSA), Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA), Life Insurance, Safety Boot Program, Prescription Safety Glasses Program, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Flippo Construction is looking for a skilled equipment operator to join our team. 

The job classification of an "Equipment Operator" is considered to be a skilled position. This position is one of physical output and mental skill. An operator is responsible for the safety of employees, pedestrians, traffic, and equipment that enter their work area. An operator must be able to achieve maximum production from the equipment and have knowledge of hazards associated with equipment operation.
A person selected for an operator's position must have prior operating and maintenance experience on the specific type of machine available. In addition, the operator must:

  • Know the machine, its correct method of operation and limitations.
  • Always be near or on your machine during the day unless you are directed otherwise by a supervisor.
  • Always assist in other useful work when your machine is not in use.
  • Assist the fuel driver in fueling your equipment.
  • Grease the equipment everyday.
  • Keep equipment clean from dirt and excess grease.
  • Change buckets on equipment.
  • Check oil, battery, transmission, hydraulic systems, tires, radiators, tracks, and back-up alarms for the proper levels or operation prior to starting the day's work. An equipment inspection report must be filled out and turned in weekly to either your foreman or your designated shop facility.
  • Visually check for utilities, if utility locates are not marked or cannot be defined, check with the Foreman before you dig. All underground utilities must be exposed by hand.
  • Report all breakdowns immediately. This will minimize down time. Find other useful work if down time occurs.
  • Attend weekly tool-box talks and all other company safety meetings.
  • Take directions from the Foreman or in their absence their designated appointee. Also be prepared to direct the crew if the foreman is not available.
  • Work in all types of weather conditions or climate, unless there is an immediate threat of danger.

The position of an operator requires the individual to possess the physical ability to perform the following task for a minimum of 8 hours per day.

  • Negotiate rough terrain.
  • Climb in and out of manholes, excavations, and/or other confined or enclosed spaces.
  • Climb up and down from equipment either to operate it or to perform routine maintenance checks.
  • Carry and use trade associated tools, equipment, or material up to a weight of 95 pounds.
  • Have adequate vision to observe and follow hand signals.
  • Stand, stoop, bend, reach, climb, walk, or sit.
  • Purchase, wear and maintain safety equipment as required by the type of work or at the direction of the Safety Director or immediate supervisor. These items must be purchased/worn immediately upon employment.
  • Perform all associated job functions of a laborer, which includes, but is not limited to: constant physical labor such as shoveling, using sledge or claw hammers, mixing or breaking concrete, operating pipe or chain saws, carrying equipment or materials, or any other related duty.
  • Posses the ability to understand, remember, and follow work related instructions or methods.
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