M&D Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
  • - General
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Operate construction-powered equipment such as, truck, backhoe, dump truck, man-lift, front-end loader, hydraulic excavator
  • Work with and assist the crew in digging ditches, trenches, hoisting materials, tools, equipment, and any related work with a backhoe or front-end loader
  • Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or repairs to supervisor for correction; clean equipment
  • Assist in the installing of safety barricades, signs, and signals for open excavations or other hazardous conditions
  • Assist in the installing and maintenance of traffic control devices
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
  • Follows safe work practices
  • Maintain clean and orderly work area

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Four (4) years job experience or completion of training program or other industry recognized experience involving the use of medium and heavy-duty equipment
  • Two (2) years job experience must be in excavating for utility and piping system installations
  • Considerable knowledge of heavy-equipment operation
  • Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations
  • Working knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in excavating for utility and piping system installations
  • Skill in operation of equipment
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally
  • Ability to observe proper safety precautions
  • Ability to perform heavy manual tasks under varying conditions
  • Ability to drive and operate a variety of equipment under varying conditions
  • Ability to work from construction specifications or blueprints

 

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Climb up or down ladders, steps, stairs, scaffolds, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • Maintain balance on scaffolding and platforms
  • Work in pits, ditches, and elevated areas up to 100" or more
  • Reach for, handle and manipulate objects and material
  • Lift and carry objects up to 60 pounds
  • Lift arms above shoulder level (i.e., throws bags into a truck)
  • Stand and walk for long periods of time
  • See and hear (either naturally or with correction)
  • Must be able to hear adequately enough to be alerted by horns, sirens, shouting, or any other noise that is meant to convey a safety warning
  • Must be able to work in confined or enclosed spaces
  • Must be able to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, and safety-toed boots
  • Must be able to walk moderate distances to reach work area (1/2 mile or more)
  • Must be committed to contributing to a culture of safety

 

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