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Utilities Service, LLC Heavy Equipment Operator in Beardstown, Illinois

We are currently seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator to join our Asplundh Brush Control team.

We offer excellent opportunities for career oriented individuals that want to be a part of our team. Our goal is to provide a safe work environment for all of our employees to perform quality work with our many clients. Asplundh Brush Control employees share in Productivity and Safety Incentive programs. We have an excellent compensation package that includes per diem allowance for employees that travel over 100 miles to and from work, health/dental benefits, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid holidays, and paid vacation.

Our company performs work throughout the Midwest. Many projects have immediate openings. Our home office is located in Lebanon IN, but our clients are located in various parts of the Midwest, including but not limited to: Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Illinois. We offer year round employment with a company that values the team approach toward building quality projects. If you are looking for your next career advancement and are a goal oriented person that wants to work for a company that values safety and appreciates good employees, please apply today.

Our Heavy Equipment Operators must have a valid Driver’s License in good standing. Compensation is based upon experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates equipment including but not limited to (excavators, bull dozers, mechanical side trimmers, feller buncher, large forestry mowers, total tree chippers/grinders, front end loaders, and backhoes.

  • Operates small motorized equipment including but not limited to skid steers, mini-excavators, generators, and stump grinders.

  • Assist crew with daily work activities for clearing right of ways, and equipment maintenance, work aides used include chainsaws, hydraulic tools, and hand tools.

  • Participates in company training of all regional safety guidelines and is required to perform all work by the regional safety policies.

  • Works around hazardous equipment

  • Works near energized parts or equipment.

  • Exposed to traffic and may be required to have training on traffic flagging.

  • Works around excessive noise from machines (backhoes, trenchers, mini excavators, chippers, knuckle booms, mechanical mulching mowers, chainsaws, and other equipment)

  • Employee can be exposed to hot and cold environments, poisonous plants or reptiles, and stinging insects.

  • Occasionally able to work nights, weekends and holidays for extended periods; may be required to perform duties as part of recovery force during emergencies and disasters.

  • All other duties as requested by Supervisors.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.

  • Must be experienced in crane operations, drill rig operation, bull dozer, and other various types of equipment.

  • Must be able to operate the various tools for the work (various manual digging devices, wrenches, hammers, come a long winches etc.)

  • Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight (8) or ten (10) hour day according to the schedule.

  • Must be able to work long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must pass a background check and a motor vehicle records check.

  • Must be able to wear all PPE as necessary.

Physical Requirements:

Rarely = less than 10%:

Occasionally = up to 33%:

Frequently = up to 66%:

Continuously = 67% to 100%:

Activity:

R

O

F

C

Activity:

R

O

F

C

Standing

X

Seeing

X

Walking

X

Reading

X

Sitting

X

Reaching

X

Stooping

X

Range of Motion

X

Kneeling

X

Hearing – Speech Range

X

Squatting

X

Depth Perception

X

Body Twisting

X

Color Vision

X

Crawling

X

Lifting

X

Sense of Touch

X

Carrying

X

Manual Dexterity

X

Pushing

X

Speaking Clearly

X

Pulling

X

Seeing Distant

X

Climbing Ladders

X

Climbing On/Off Truck

X

Climbing Stairs

X

Climbing Poles

X

Balancing

X

Gripping

X

Lifting Up to 10 lbs.

X

Lifting Over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.

X

Lifting Up to 50 lbs.

X

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

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