Heavy Equipment Operator

Posted 30 Apr 2021

LATA

Los Alamos, NM (Environmental)

https://www.lata.com/


POSITION: Heavy Equipment Operator JOB TYPE: Full Time LOCATION: Los Alamos, New Mexico

Job Description

The Heavy Equipment Operator will support demolition of structures, sampling, excavation, and remediation activities.

• Utilize excavator with and without hydraulic thumb for demolition of structures and excavation of soils

• Utilize excavator with concrete pulverizer to crush concrete and cut rebar

• Size reduce, load, and package potential contaminated material including concrete, soils, tanks, and associated materials

• Operate other pieces of heavy equipment as required, which may include skid steers, loaders, and backhoes

• May be required to complete tasks while wearing a respirator and other necessary personal protective equipment

• Maintain a safe worksite through housekeeping duties

• Follow written and verbal instructions

• Ensures compliance with state, customer, and company safety procedures

• Communicates with project management team

• Other duties as assigned

**Basic Job Requirements

• 5 years work-related experience working in demolition, environmental remediation, or construction

• Familiarity with OSHA safety standards

• Ability to work with others, take direction and communicate effectively

• Physical fitness including ability to lift and/or move 50 pounds, work at heights, work in noisy environment, see well (naturally or with correction), climb up and down ladders, scaffolds, and other objects

• U.S. Citizen

• Offer contingent upon results of background check and pre-employment drug test

Preferred Qualifications

• HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training

• Radiological Worker II Training

• DOE/DOD project experience preferred