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Heavy Equipment Operator in Fort Stewart, GA at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    EPP 2845-585

Job Description

CALIBRE is seeking candidates for an Equipment Operator position.  The successful candidate will join a team to support military training area rehabilitation and maintenance projects for Fort Stewart, Georgia.  The candidate must have experience operating a variety of motor graders (joystick and lever controlled), heavy loaders, bulldozers, roller/compactors, dump trucks, off-road articulated dump trucks (up to 40 tons) and large industrial tractors with pan or scrapper attachments.  The Operator may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans, and may grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment.  Typical functions will include erosion control work.  Examples include performing vegetation control, improving and grading unpaved military maneuver trails, reshaping and terracing of training areas, placing culverts, and building low water crossings.



Required Skills

The ideal candidate:

  • One year as a Heavy Equipment Operator in a structured work environment.
  • Know how to safely operate heavy equipment.
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations and guidelines for equipment operation.
  • Understanding of routine maintenance requirements for various types of equipment.
  • Ability to load, unload, and tie-down equipment.
  • Ability to maneuver on foot over rough terrain carrying up to 40 lbs.

Desirables

  • Training on erosion control Best Management Practices (BMP) for construction or forestry applicable to Georgia.
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate credentials to operate tandem-axle dump trucks with or without air brakes.
  • Experience working on military installations, especially in remote training areas.


Required Experience

High school diploma or equivalent. (Other education, commensurate experience and demonstrated ability of individual may be substituted.)

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities.  We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package.  To be considered, please apply via our website at www.calibresys.com.  Come join our dynamic team!

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