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Veit is one of the country’s leading specialty contractors, with over 90 years of experience and the best people in the industry. Veit prides themselves on their relentless pursuit to push the construction industry forward and deliver for their customers. Veit's modern fleet of iron, diverse expertise, and unmatched determination allow them to successfully tackle some of the largest and most complex projects across every sector while also living out the company's values every day. Veit's company culture is one where everyone pitches in to get the job done, regardless of job title or seniority. Veit works to maintain an atmosphere where family comes first, wanting every one of their employees to look forward to each day at work and make it home safe and happy at the end of the day.

Job Description

As a Traveling Heavy Equipment Operator, you will work on various construction sites to operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as excavators, motor graders, skid loaders, bulldozers, scrapers, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth. You may repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Operate heavy equipment of various sizes and weights used in site or highway construction
  • Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures, bringing problems to the attention of the project Foreman, Superintendent, General Superintendent, or Safety Director
  • Follow daily procedures and protocols as set forth in job orientations and training
  • Performs routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or needed repairs to project Foreman, Superintendent, General Superintendent, or Safety Director
  • Help identify any underground and overhead utilities that have been located/exposed prior to excavating
  • Review trenching requirements with Superintendent and ensure any required protection is available
  • Keep project foreman, superintendent, or general superintendent informed of known actions, written or verbal, which may affect the ability to successfully perform tasks at construction project sites or adversely affect company operations
  • Perform other projects or duties as assigned by management
  • Regularly list up to 50 lbs

Minimum Years of Experience

Minimum of 2 years of experience operating heavy construction equipment. Must be at least 18 years of age. Possess considerable knowledge of heavy equipment operating principles. Ability to drive and operate heavy equipment under varying working conditions. OSHA 10 certification and the ability to follow applicable safety precautions as well as view and understand Veit’s safety training video is required. Working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations is also required. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and employees, external vendors, and other business associates. Ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions. Must have good interpersonal skills. Ability to be punctual and dependable. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test. Have union affiliation or willingness to take the necessary steps to join the union.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Competitive

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About Company
Veit is one of the oldest and most diverse specialty contracting and waste management companies in the Upper Midwest, prioritizing quality employees and client relationships above all.

Location
14000 Veit Place, Rogers, Minnesota

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