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Fonson Company, Inc. Heavy Equipment Operator in Brighton, Michigan

The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in an efficient and effective manner. Must know and practice safe equipment operation in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life. Heavy equipment may include trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors, excavators and other related pieces of equipment.Experience is preferred, but not required, in roadwork, grading and utility constructionResponsibilities ( including but not limited to):ulliMust clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by legislation, policies and procedures/liliMay build, level and excavate land surfaces using all types of construction equipment/liliExcavate, move, stockpile, place aggregate products and load dirt and waste products from job sites onto trucks/liliWill be lifting, pulling, pushing and managing heavy loads/liliWork in all weather conditions/liliMust be able to work as a member of a team as well as independently and is expected to maintain the schedule of work/liliMust have knowledge of truck and equipment safety, workplace safety requirements and procedures/liliPerform preventive maintenance on equipment as required including fluid and filter changes and parts lubrication/liliPerform related duties and responsibilities as required/li/ulMust demonstrate the following skills:ulliComprehensive knowledge of equipment operation and capabilities, analytical and problem solving, decision making and effective verbal listening and communicating/liliMust also possess client service and public interaction skills and team mentality/liliUnderstanding of measurements, distance and volume/li/ulPhysical RequirementsulliMust be able to climb and lift 50 lbs without the use of equipment/liliMust be able to perform physical labor in all weather conditions/liliMust be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time/li/ulWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and provide a Drug Free Work Place