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Heavy Equipment Operator- Boise, ID

Location: Boise
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction is looking for Equipment Operators to start immediately in the Kuna area.

Pay- DOE starting at $22.00 and going up

MUST have valid drivers license

MUST have at least 4 years of experience in Loaders/Excavators

MUST be open to travel as well.

Days and nights

If you are interested please apply or send your resume to or call/text 385-###-####

Equipment Operators responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ability to proficiently operate three or more types of heavy equipment such as a backhoe, trackhoe, scrapers, dozer, excavator, loader, rock trucks, compactors, articulated trucks, crushers, and/or motor graders with or without GPS in a manner to prepare the job site to meet the required grades.
  • Fastens attachments to tractor with clevis or wedge pin hitches.
  • Connects hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage, or power takeoff shaft to tractor to provide power to raise, lower, or tilt attachment.
  • Moves levers to control tool bars, carriers, and disks.
  • Moves hand and foot levers to control hydraulic shovel.
  • Uses shovel to dig trenches and holes of specified length, depth and width, remove loosened material and put in piles or transport trucks.
  • Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver equipment and raise, lower, and tilt attachment to clear right-of-way.
  • Feels lever and listens for stalling action of engine to estimate depth of cut.
  • Drives bulldozer in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals.
  • Responsible to construct/grade new roadways, base courses, building pads, footing excavation and water ponds and to properly slope and grade to specifications.
  • Responsible to load, move, level and grade dirt, rocks, demoed concrete and other materials in a safe and efficient manner all in a high paced environment to maintain production goals.
  • Ability to maintain the initiative to maintain the flow of work under minimal supervision.
  • Responsible of demolition of bridges and other structures with excavators and hydraulic hoe rams.
  • Responsible to operate equipment within a Pipe Crew environment such as an excavator or loader.
  • Responsible for general housekeeping, light maintenance of equipment, proper care of equipment, operating the equipment without damaging it along with maintenance checks of equipment including reporting usage/utilization hours on a daily basis.
  • May work with GPS installed devices on dozers and motor graders.
  • Learn, follow and promote all safety standards of Ralph L Wadsworth and its projects.
  • Work weekend, holiday, and/or overtime work as the project needs require.
  • Perform Laborer work as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

    • Have a minimum of 4-6 years of Heavy Equipment Operating Experience with multiple types of equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Willing to do laborer work
    • Ability to work safely under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment.
    • Frequent gross body movements such as bending, climbing into equipment, lifting (up to 75lbs), twisting, standing, balancing, stooping, handling materials, moving around hazardous sites.
    • Good Eye to Hand coordination a must. Depth perception required.
    • High School diploma/GED preferred.
    • Flexible availability to include overtime and possible weekends and nights.
    • Valid Driver's licenseBenefits / Pay
      • Vacation Pay
      • Holiday Pay
      • 401k retirement plan + 5% company matching
      • Health Benefits
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Growth and Advancement
      • Life Insurance
      • Great company culture and parties

        We are an equal opportunity employer: We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, military status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Associated topics: backhoe, crane, deere, diesel, diesel technician, equipment, excavator, heavy equipment engineer, mechanic, operator

Keywords: RALPH L. WADSWORTH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Boise , Heavy Equipment Operator- Boise, ID, Other , Boise, Idaho

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