Brown Brothers Inc

Heavy Equipment Operator

Brown Brothers Inc
Category Equipment Operator Type Full-time
Location Chattanooga, Tennessee View Website View website
Pay Rate Competitive
Category Equipment Operator
Type Full-time
Location Chattanooga, Tennessee
View Website View website

Description

Equipment operators will work under the direct supervision of the jobsite foreman, superintendent, and project manager. The equipment operator is responsible for operating equipment in a safe and effective manner. Equipment under this job description may include but not limited to: trucks, excavators, dozers, scrapers, compactors, and tractors.

RESPONSIBILITIES & GENERAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Operate equipment effectively and within the equipment’s operating capabilities to ensure deadlines of job are met.
  • Perform daily equipment inspections and operator preventive maintenance checks.
  • Report any malfunctions of equipment or problems to immediate supervisor.
  • Maintain cleanliness inside cab of equipment and windows.
  • Ensure equipment is properly shut down and stored at the end of the shift.
  • Maintain accurate logs and records
  • Adhere to corporate safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner in order to minimize the risk of injury and property damage.
  • Wear all company required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Wear seatbelts in all pieces of equipment at all times with no exceptions.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required by supervisor
  • WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS

    • This position requires working in the internal and external environment.
    • This position requires a flexible work schedule; night and/or weekends may be required.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • Must successfully  pass drug screening
    • Must be able to wear mandatory Personal Protective Equipment including at a minimum: steel toed boots, safety vest, hard hat, eye protection, and hearing protection.
    • Must possess knowledge of equipment and workplace safety.
    • Must demonstrate skills in communications and teamwork.
    • Must be able to lift, pull and manage heavy equipment and objects up to 50 pounds.
    • Must be able to work outdoors in exposure to extreme heat and cold.
    • Must be able to take company required precautions to be protected from irritants due to possible exposure to eye, nose and skin irritants
    • Stress level may be increased due to schedule of work and demands of completing task safety and on time.
    • Must be able to climb ladders and climb up to and into cabs on heavy equipment.
    • Must be able to walk over uneven and broken ground.

    OTHER DUTIES
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Brown Bros., Inc Offers:
    • Top Wages for Qualified Employees
    • Company Benefits
    • Paid Vacations and Holidays
    • 401(k) Plan
    • Health & Disability Insurance
    • Late Model Equipment
    • 100% Drug Free Work Environment
    • Equal Opportunity Employer
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Equipment Operator

As an equipment operator, you’re in charge of heavy machinery worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. You can run just about any machine including haul trucks, excavators, dozers, scrapers, graders, and many others performing tasks from mass excavation to laying pipe. Running equipment everyday is just about as cool as it gets.

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