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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: H&K Group, Inc.
Location: Bernville
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

H&K Group, Inc.H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)Great Benefits offered!Location: US-PA-BernvilleJob ID: 2022-1651Category: ContractingJob Type: Regular Full-TimeOverviewH&K Group, Inc.'s (H&K's) Landis C. Deck & Sons Division (formerly Landis C. Deck & Sons Site Contractors) has been a proud member of our heavy civil construction team since 1998. Based in Bernville, PA, the Landis C. Deck & Sons Division offers complete heavy civil site construction services to the Berks, Schuylkill, Northumberland, Lebanon and Lancaster County region.As a trusted H&K affiliate company, the Landis C. Deck & Sons Division has ready access to over a half-century of civil construction strength, experience and value. At H&K's Landis C. Deck & Sons Division, we embrace challenge and change head on. In so doing, we are constantly adapting our civil construction techniques and improving our procedures, attention to detail and our ever-important industry safety and technology standards, to ultimately provide our customers with the highest quality of project work possible. When our customers and clients see H&K's Landis C. Deck & Sons Division name on their project or work site, they know that safety, quality, experience, integrity, and value are assured.Why work for H&K Group, Inc.?

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 100% Company-paid Health Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement programs available to qualifying employees for approved programs ResponsibilitiesLandis C. Deck & Sons, a division of The H&K Group, Inc. is currently seeking an experienced and motivated Heavy Equipment Operator to become a part of our team. This position entails the operation of heavy equipment in order to achieve daily production goals. H&K is deeply committed to preserving and protecting the health and safety of each and every one of its employees. As such, we are looking for someone who can work efficiently without compromising their responsibility to conduct the functions of their position in a safe and responsible manner. If you meet the job requirements outlined below, H&K would be happy to consider you for this position.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Performs all work adhering to OSHA and H&K Safety policies
    • Digging and trenching with heavy equipment such as backhoes and excavators
    • Moving materials with loaders
    • Leveling and grading
    • Ensures equipment is safely and securely parked and stored
    • Maintains equipment by greasing properly and checking fluids daily (oils, coolant, fuel level) and keeping clean and free of debris
    • Performs daily checks on equipment to ensure proper operating condition
    • Notifies shop foreman of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
    • Other duties as assigned QualificationsRequired Skills, Education, and ExperienceTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and work environment for this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions
      • 2 years of experience with heavy equipment such as backhoes, excavators, and loaders
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
        • Ability to read and interpret safety signs, manuals, and documents relevant to the job and equipment in use
        • Ability to convey safety and operational information with supervisor and crewPreferred Skills, Education, and Experience
          • 4+ years of experience with heavy equipment such as backhoes, excavators, and loaders
          • Equipment operation experience in heavy civil construction, construction materials manufacturing, surface mining, or road constructionPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk and be able to lift up to 75 lbs. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Thank you for your interest in employment with H&K Group, Inc. At H&K, we invest in our people, providing the essential training, instruction and supervisory support that they need to develop and grow within our company. We acknowledge that H&K's strength and success is directly related to our employees and the talents, dedication and job performance they exemplify. We seek dynamic, motivated people who are driven to make a difference.H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)Pre-employment Physical 100% Company-Paid Health Benefits!PI177511663

Keywords: H&K Group, Inc., Reading , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Bernville, Pennsylvania

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