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Backhoe Operator - Orlando, Florida

at Prince Contracting

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Reference #: 1348
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Job Description

                   

                     

Job Summary:

  

 

  

Operation of equipment to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour hard surface such as pavement or concrete. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties.

  

 

  

Job Description:

  
     
  • Learn and follow safety regulations.
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  • Take actions to avoid potential  hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other  workers, or falling objects.
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  • Adjust handwheels and depress  pedals to control attachments, such as blades, buckets, scrapers, or swing  booms.
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  • Start engines, move throttles,  switches, or levers, or depress pedals to operate machines, such as  bulldozers, trench excavators, road graders, or backhoes.
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  • Locate underground services, such  as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work.
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  • Monitor operations to ensure that  health and safety standards are met.
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  • Align machine depth gauge makers  with reference stakes and guidelines or ground or position equipment,  following hand signals of other workers.
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  • Load and move dirt, rocks,  equipment, or other materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, power  cranes, shovels, graders, or related equipment.
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  • Coordinate machine actions with  other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio  signals from crew members.
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  • Operate tractors or bulldozers to  perform such tasks as clearing land, mixing sludge, trimming backfills, or  building roadways or parking lots.
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  • Repair and maintain equipment,  making emergency adjustments or assisting with major repairs as necessary.
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  • Check fuel supplies at sites to  ensure adequate availability.
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  • Connect hydraulic hoses, belts,  mechanical linkages, or power takeoff shafts to tractors.
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  • Operate loaders to pull out  stumps, rip asphalt or concrete, rough-grade properties, bury refuse, or  perform general cleanup.
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  • Select and fasten bulldozer blades  or other attachments to tractors, using hitches.
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  • Signal operators to guide movement  of tractor-drawn machines.
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  • Push other equipment when extra  traction or assistance is required.
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  • Keep records of material or  equipment usage or problems encountered.
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  • Operate equipment to demolish or  remove debris or to remove snow from streets, roads, or parking lots.
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 Job Requirements:

    
  • Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site foremen, supervisor and fellow employees
  • Must be able work eight (8) to ten (10) hours per day, performing work outdoors in all types of weather, including extreme heat
  • Job requires standing, kneeling, lifting up to sixty (60) pounds, pulling, squatting and walking
  • Maintains constant awareness of the jobsite’s various concurrent activities, including the activities of the other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.
  • Willingness and ability to perform manual work
            

DISCLAIMER:

  

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

      

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