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Heavy Equipment Operator - Houston, TX

Company: Watco Companies, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Valid TWIC card required.Description* Responsible for the safe operation of all equipment.* Must know how to respond in case of emergency.* Must be willing to perform first aid and CPR on other team members as required.* Applicant must pass the General SOP testing, Heavy Equipment function test along with employee demonstration checklist, all other required testings.* The applicant will be required to handle material and work rotational shifts overtime as required as needed to maintain Customer First Principles.* Regularly communicate via 2-way radio with Managers, Supervisors, Team Members, and customers.* Must communicate regularly with the Supervisor and the Customer.* The applicant will be required to handle material and work various hours as need to accomplish the required tasks.* Demonstrate predictable, reliable, and timely attendance.* Follow written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks on schedule.* Read, write, and communicate in English & understand basic math.* Learn from directions, observations, and mistakes and apply procedures using good judgment.* Working knowledge of Watco Safety and Operating principles.* Work independently or as part of a team and interact appropriately with others.* Receives oral or written instructions from Supervisors indicating which piles are to be loaded in/out of, which bays material is being loaded into, and need to be maintained.* Written Dual verification procedures must be followed on all material movements.* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or Team Members.* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.* Ability to pass training and required testing.* Must be available to work a rotating shift as well as be prepared to work in all types of weather.* Other duties as assigned.Machines, Tools, Special Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment Used* PPE: hard hat, safety glasses, splash goggles, face shield, Reflective clothing, gloves, steel-toed metatarsal boots. Other PPE as required* Equipment: Forklifts, Front-end loaders Excavators / Material handlers, Skid-steers, Shuttle wagonsRequirements* Valid Driver's License* Valid TWIC30007Nearest Major Market: Houston

Keywords: Watco Companies, Inc., Houston , Heavy Equipment Operator - Houston, TX, Other , Houston, Texas

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