Laborer / Entry Level Heavy Equipment Operator

Job Title: Laborer / Entry Level Heavy Equipment Operator for Curtis Bay, MD
Industry: Landfill / Construction
Department: Field
Reports To: Foreman
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

The following description applies to workers in the Laborer / Entry Level Heavy Equipment Operator job classification:

Summary of Job Duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Wash off dump trucks tires
  • Cut grass
  • Sweep and clean parking lot
  • Clean Office Trailer
  • Collect tickets and manifests
  • Be trained and eventually operate various types and sizes of equipment such as skid steers, haul trucks, excavators, loaders, dozer to excavate, move dirt, crush and move material and grade jobsite
  • Be trained and eventually operate self-propelled steel-wheeled, rubber tired, vibrator, segmented, or other type roller to compact subgrade
  • Follow all company safety policies including taking specific action to avoid other workers, equipment, potential obstructions
  • Operate equipment in an efficient manner and follow instruction of on-site management
  • Follow all equipment monitoring and maintenance requirements
  • Must be capable and willing to maintain/grease equipment
  • Conduct work with 100% integrity and professionalism

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years construction experience
  • Ability to receive written or oral instructions
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationship with office and field personnel
  • Must be committed to contributing to a culture of safety, looking out for yourself and others

Physical Requirements:

  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Work long shifts
  • Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements.
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination, quick reaction times.
  • Able to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, and safety-toed boots.
  • Able to walk moderate distances to reach work area up to 1/2 mile
  • Able to Enter the cab of a vehicle that is 3.5 feet (or more) off the ground
  • Able to safely operate the equipment (if authorized for that piece of equipment)
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen


  • Year-round work
  • Prior to employment offer, must submit a drug test with negative results and a physical will be administered to determine fitness for duty.
  • Dependable transportation is a must.
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We offer an excellent hourly rate, 401K Retirement plan as well as paid holidays and paid time off.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $14.00 – $18.00 per hour based on experience

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