Equipment Specialist SparkleBerry 1

Overland Contracting
Molino, FL
United States
Job Description
Equipment Specialist SparkleBerry 1

**Date:** Dec 11, 2023

**Location:** Molino, FL, US

**Company:** Black & Veatch Family of Companies

**Job Summary**

Operate one or several types of power construction equipment (i.e. track loader, dozer, backhoe, excavator, scraper, grader, side boom, boring machine, RT Extended boom forklift, etc.); to excavate, move and/or grade material.

**Key Responsibilities**

+ . Participate in all safety related processes and programs as requested

+ Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries

+ Understand that no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised

+ Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional

+ If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved . Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor; participate in investigation process as needed . Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions

+ Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards . Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (ie back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens) . Understand, support, and follow lockout tag out procedures

+ Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training . Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment . Use effective verbal and written communication skills

+ Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately . Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate . Coordinate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job . Provide on-the-job training and/or mentoring to helpers and laborers you are working with . Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards . Read and understand plans and specifications

+ Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions . With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications and plan, lay-out, diagram, and install equipment . Inspect helper's work for compliance with the, contract plans, specifications, and industry standards

+ Point out deficiencies, explain them, and take corrective action needed . Observe functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement

+ Notify supervision of any hazards observed and utilize safety stop work authority as needed . Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered

+ Take corrective actions as needed reporting any issues to your supervision . If certified to operate equipment ensure that construction equipment is correctly operated, maintained, in good working order, and Daily Equipment Inspections are completed for equipment being used . Comply with Company Code of Conduct and jobsite policies . Perform all other actions necessary to accomplish the foregoing principal duties and accountabilities . Work in other crafts at levels appropriate to training and skills as requested by project supervision . Perform all other job related duties as requested by supervisor

**Management Responsibilities**

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations NCCER Highway / Heavy Construction NCCER Rigger NCCER Site Layout

**Minimum Qualifications**

Multiple years of working experience as a heavy equipment operator and a strong working knowledge of the operating and rigging crafts is required. Must have working knowledge of the operating limitations and safe work practices associated with each piece of equipment being operated. A copy of the executed Medical Examiner's Certificate must be on file before any operation begins. Commercial driver's license is required when the equipment will be operated on public roads. Must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations NCCER Highway / Heavy Construction NCCER Rigger NCCER Site Layout

**Work Environment/Physical Demands**

Physical Demands:

+ Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.

+ Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move in and around confined and cluttered places, and uneven areas, see and hear naturally or with correction.

+ Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.

+ Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.

+ Requires repetitive movement.

+ Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.

+ Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.

Work Environment:

+ Typical construction site environment.

+ Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.

+ Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.

+ Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

+ Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.

+ Work around hazardous equipment.

+ This position is considered a safety sensitive position.


**Salary Plan**

EQU: Equipment Operations

**Job Grade**