Sample Job Description for Heavy Equipment Operator

Here is a sample job description template for the position of Heavy Equipment Operator:

Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator

Location of the Job: Florence, AL 38852

Years of Experience: 2+ to 5 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Associate’s degree

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator for our Northern, NJ facility/​site.​ This position will report to the Operations Manager of the facility/​site.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position has a floating schedule. The Landfill opens at 5 AM and closes at 4 PM.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, excavator and off road dump trucks.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Performs routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking oil, water, and tires.

Position Requirements:

  • Willing to work six days a week
  • Good work ethic, self-motivated
  • Mechanical ability a plus
  • Experienced in using a Wheel loader, Dozer, Excavator, Skid steer loaders and like equipment
  • 5 to 7 years experience preferably in and around soils screening, moving, and processing operations

Salary: 14.00 – 18.00 USD /hour