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Light Equipment Operator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Wanzek Construction
Physical Address

Sanford, ME 04073
Job Description

Light Equipment Operator



Responsible for operating several types of power construction equipment such as loaders, hydraulic excavators, tractors, Bobcat, skidsters, scrapers or motor graders to excavate, move and grade earthwork erect structural and reinforcing steel and pour concrete or other hard surface paving materials, setting equipment, installing underground piping hoisting materials and performing demolition of structures


+ Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures

+ Turn valves to control air and water output of compressors and pumps

+ Adjust hand wheels and depress pedals to drive machines and control attachments such as blades, buckets, scrapers, swing booms, cables, etc.

+ Control levers and pedals on assigned equipment to lower bucket or scoop up material and lift, swing or dump material

+ Position crane boom and moving levers to control equipment hand wheels on machine to adjust a blade attachment

+ Perform maintenance duties such as cleaning, greasing and oiling machines

+ Operators are responsible for maintenance of their machine maintenance reports shall be filled out

+ May be required to travel to different jobsites on limited notice

+ Maintain a professional appearance

+ Other duties as assigned by Superintendent or Foreman



+ High school diploma or general education degree \(GED\) or one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience


+ Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek’s Zero Injury principles

+ Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, read engineering drawings and procedure manuals

+ Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

+ Common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form

+ Workers should be able to work within precise standards of accuracy follow set procedures and standards , judge distances and slopes accurately and make decisions based on verifiable standards

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Primary Location Maine-Sanford

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 36203

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