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Equipment Operator
Dragados

Company Description

Dragados

Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.

 

Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900

 

www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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Last Modified:
3/6/2019

Job Title: Equipment Operator Location: Winston Salem, NC FLSA: Non-Exempt SUMMARY: The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating one or several types of power construction equipment, such as front end loader, roller, bulldozer, or excavator in order to move, excavate, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavements. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES: Take actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and falling objects. Start engines, move throttles, switches, and levers, and depress pedals to operate machines such as trench excavators, road graders, and backhoes. Locate underground services, such as pipes and wires, prior to beginning work. Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met. Align machines with reference stakes and guidelines or ground or position equipment, following hand signals of other workers. Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, and materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, shovels, graders, or related equipment. Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members. Learn and follow safety regulations REQUIREMENTS: Must have minimum of 3 years experience running, maneuvering, driving, and navigating equipment such as backhoes, excavators, rollers, motor graders, and front-end loaders. Strongly prefer candidates with High School Diploma Must be able to communicate with others to convey information effectively. Must be accustomed to working outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials Must demonstrate attention to details Must be able to read blueprints Must be knowledgeable of safety procedures and practices DRAGADOS USA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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