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Excavator Operators

Gillece Services
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, United States
$15.00 - $20.00 a Hour
February 17, 2018

Job Description

Operates track or rubber tire excavator with mounted hydraulically powered bucket or scoop to lift and move bulk materials performing the following duties.

Responsibilities and Duties

-Must be willing to travel if required.

-Starts engine and moves machine into working or storage position, steering by pushing and pulling levers and/or toggle switches and press pedals that control forward and backward motion of machine.

-Moves levers and or toggle switches and press pedals (often in response to hand signals) to rotate machine on chassis, raise and lower boom, and extend/retract/curl bucket.

-Digs to line and grade.

-Utilizes trench box, sloping, sheeting and/or shoring in excavations over five feet in depth.

-Inspects equipment for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions makes adjustments and minor repairs.

-May assist mechanic in repairing equipment.

-Performs routine maintenance such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning.

-When not operating, servicing or repairing equipment, may assist in other operations as designated by supervisor.

-Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Skills

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.