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Heavy Equipment Operator-Arizona

Company: Ames Construction
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview
Ames Construction - A full-service heavy civil and industrial general contractor and a proven self-performer who completes projects safely, on time, and within budget. Ames is a family-owned company deeply rooted in a strong work ethic committed to building relationships founded on honesty, performance, and mutual trust. For 60 years we have served diverse clientele throughout the United States and Canada, with project work in many market segments, including mines, railroads, power plants, roads, bridges, dams, renewables, and hydro facilities. Our continued growth offers exciting and challenging opportunities. By joining the Ames family, you will be working with the industry's best talent for a nationally recognized top 75 general contractor.

An Operator operates several types of power construction equipment, such as compressors, pumps, hoists, derricks, cranes, shovels, tractors, dozers, scrapers, and motor graders to excavate, move, and grade earth. An operator will turn valves to control the air and water output of compressors and pumps. Adjusts hand wheels and depresses pedals to drive machine and control attachments, such as blades, buckets, scrapers, and swing booms. Repairs and maintains equipment.

Ames is looking for Scraper Operators (631/Water Pull) that are safe, efficient, highly skilled, and productive operators for our projects in and near: Wickenburg, AZ, Kingman, AZ, Payson, AZ, Safford and Globe, AZ.

Operator Apprentices are encouraged to apply as well.

Basic Employment Requirements
* Be committed to working safely and to wearing all of the required safety equipment.
* Report any unsafe conditions or acts to your immediate supervisor
* Pass a Pre-employment Drug Screen and Alcohol Test. Free of medication that may limit or alter the ability to operate equipment in a safe manner
* Be able to read and understand Safety and Employment requirements
* Be dependable consistent about attendance and punctuality
* Willing and able to work extended hours and possible nights and weekends as required
* Tolerate temperature extremes and changing job site conditions (rain, snow, heat, cold, etc.)
* Be committed to helping achieve a 100% no-accident work area
* Be committed to supporting the team achieve its production goals at any assigned task
* Maintain a professional attitude while learning each task and take constructive criticism as a motivation to learn
* Arizona region will require joining and maintaining membership in local operators' union.

Minimum Physical Requirements
* Have full range of motion with neck, back, and hands, and exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously
* Have vision at 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
* Have the ability to hear at an average level with or without hearing devices
* Be able to climb in/out of equipment without assistance
* Be able to walk on uneven surfaces
* Be able to twist, stoop, and bend while maintaining sure-footedness and balance
* Spend about 80% of your time in motion while operating equipment
* This is a 'Safety-sensitive position' which means a position in which an impairment caused by drug or alcohol usage would threaten the health or safety of any person

Essential Job Skills
* Operate the Track Equipment in all phases of operations, during normal conditions, night conditions, adverse weather, emergenciesions; including hand and foot controls
* Perform routine maintenance, and watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to ensure working properly
* Exercise good judgment about the safety and health of you and others
* Complete and understand the paperwork necessary for this job
* Be organized and able to execute verbal and written instructions
* Be able to work with others and also to work independently on assigned tasks
* Maintain good housekeeping cab and work area at all times
* Accurately complete a daily timecard and other paperwork as required

Ames Construction is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Ames Construction, Scottsdale , Heavy Equipment Operator-Arizona, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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