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Equipment Operator I

Wilmington, DE
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Salary Type
Non-Exempt Category A (Grade 8)
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Job Information

Under supervision operate off-road construction equipment, both wheeled and tracked, in support of work related to construction, remediation and/or utilities. Capable of operating underground utility or cable placement equipment and/or supervising operation of same according to assigned division.

  • Basic working knowledge of and basic proficiency operating equipment including but not limited to the following:
    • Rubber tire backhoe/loader
    • Fork Lift Truck
    • Small Dozers
    • Tractors w/various attachments
    • Skid steer loader
    • Trenchers
    • Boom/dump truck
    • Drill Rig
    • Small rubber tire loaders
  • Perform before, during and after operation, maintenance on all equipment used.
  • Drive (non-D.O.T. regulated) company vehicles.
  • Operate and perform daily maintenance on small engine equipment such as air compressors, tampers, generators, etc.
  • Perform all duties with hard hat, steel toed safety shoes, trousers, long or short sleeved shirt and when appropriate, hearing protection and safety glasses.
  • Perform all assigned duties in a safe manner and in compliance with appropriate policies and regulations.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Required Education and Experience

  • Ability to read and write.
  • Possess valid driver’s license.
  • Minimum two years experience with general construction equipment, including ability to perform daily maintenance on equipment.

Guardian Benefits

We are proud to offer competitive benefits which include medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance; disability insurance, paid holidays; Paid Vacation, 401k with generous employer match; world-class training; and long-term career opportunities.

Hiring Policies

We are a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.