Heavy Equipment Operator (Pressure Digger/Digger Derricks)

Location Virginia
Salary Up to £0.00 per annum
Job type Contract
Discipline Transmission & Distribution
Reference BBBH12150_1601499293

National Electrical Contractor is seeking Heavy Equipment Operator for a Transmission Line Project starting at end of the month.

  • Safe operation of a variety of transmission equipment i.e. digger derrick, bucket trucks, wire pulling equipment.
  • Maintain knowledge for use of auxiliary equipment to prepare, locate, install, schedule, set and remove poles.
  • Responsible for daily inspection of equipment and perform basic repair and maintenance as needed to ensure the safe working condition of all equipment.
  • Read and understand various types of load charts.
  • Maintain a clean work environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a heavy equipment operator
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of a variety of heavy construction vehicles and equipment.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of routine and preventative maintenance of heavy construction vehicles and equipment.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
  • Knowledge of safe load securing practices/rigging experience is a plus.
  • Understanding of hand signals.
  • NCCER certification is a plus.
  • CDL license is a plus.