Operator (Westminster, MD)
Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Colas
In 1947, Herbert R. Imbt founded a small construction company in State College, Pennsylvania with only a few pieces of equipment. During the following decades, HRI, Inc., as the company was later renamed, expanded geographically to cover areas outside of central Pennsylvania, including much of Central, Eastern, and Western Pennsylvania. Operations also expanded to include paving, water, sewer, airport, highway, and bridge projects as well as asphalt plants. In 1999, HRI, Inc. was purchased by Colas, Inc., a worldwide leader in the construction industry, with numerous construction businesses throughout the United States. Today, HRI, Inc. benefits from being part of a much larger organization while maintaining local control over our activities and the close ties to the communities we serve. HRI operates as a subsidiary of Barrett Industries. Under Barrett, HRI serves everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies.
HRI, Inc. upholds the highest standards of safety, environmental stewardship, and ethical conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer's needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company's value chain. We are strong, stable, and growing.
"We Build the Roads You Travel"
HRI, Inc., a leader in heavy civil construction since 1947, has an opening for an experienced and energetic Heavy Equipment Operator at its Westminster, Maryland job site.
While the corporate office is based in State College, PA, the qualified candidate will be based in Maryland where they will work on the Westminster wastewater plant project. Some travel will be a requirement for the position
The Heavy Equipment Operator position is within our Utilities Region, where we are a leader in the water/wastewater treatment plant construction business in addition to our leading position with large, municipal pipe projects. Our project market includes most of Pennsylvania and parts of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The successful candidate will be able to work under adverse conditions such as mud and dust. They will know how to read survey stakes and understand different slopes. Also, understand the workings of the equipment to operate properly. The selected candidate will have to perform preventive maintenance and servicing which may be required.
The responsibilities of the Heavy Equipment Operator include, but are not limited to:
- Operate heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner within a production environment
- Perform daily and safety checks of equipment
- Works under the direction of the site Foreman
- Performs daily safety and maintenance checks
- Ensure equipment is safely and securely stored
- Advise Foreman of any required maintenance or repairs
- Practice workplace safety to ensure the safety of fellow employees and public
- Understand and follow directions from supervisors as to required work area.
- Operate Loader on public or private roadways, maintaining proper awareness of ones surroundings
- Perform routine cleaning and grease for equipment
- Must have 3 years' experience
- Must have construction experience
- Ability to use equipment properly and safely
- Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
- Must have an acceptable safety record and be committed to working safely
- Overtime as required
- Must comply with the company's drug and alcohol testing requirements
- Knowledge reading locate sheets and possible underground and/or overhead utilities
- Knowledge of equipment operation, cleaning and maintenance requirements
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Effective communication skills (both listening and verbal)
- Good work ethic, professional, and positive attitude
$250 Sign On Bonus!
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