Equipment Operator

About the Role

Ensley is seeking to hire a FULL-TIME EQUIPMENT OPERATOR that is responsible for controlling the machinery used during the construction process. This individual is skilled in the use of bulldozers, excavators, rollers, trenchers, compactors, and other equipment.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Highlight the day-to-day activities of the position and ensure list of responsibilities is detailed but concise

  • Ensure all equipment is maintained and used in accordance with company health and safety regulations

  • Clean, lubricate, and perform regular safety checks on equipment

  • Ensure equipment is properly positioned before turning it on/off or loading/unloading it

  • Train new crew members in the safe operation of equipment

  • Perform other construction duties as needed

  • Observe the safe distribution of concrete and other materials

  • Promptly report all faults to the Supervisor or Foreman

  • Attend meetings and refresher courses to ensure responsible equipment operation

  • Identify faults and troubleshooting equipment as required

  • Operate heavy equipment in compliance with the company's operating safety policies and procedures

  • Provide recommendations for maintaining and improving environmental performance

  • Ensure company equipment, material, and the work site are maintained, kept clean, and stored in a safe manner. Collect and dispose of scrap, excess materials, and refuse

  • Complete required paperwork, reporting, and other documentation

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 1+ years' of experience working with heavy equipment

  • Knowledge of proper operation of heavy equipment as well as safety standards

  • Physical ability to lift 50+ pounds

  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to follow orders, especially under pressure

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines

  • A sound understanding of health and safety codes

  • A positive outlook and a willingness to learn

  • Strong work ethic

Education/Training Requirement:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Relevant license and safety certification

  • A completed apprenticeship would be advantageous

Certification/License Requirement:

  • Possession of a valid and clean Florida CDL or a willingness to obtain the license