Equipment Operator Job Description

Equipment Operator Job Description

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Equipment operator provides transportation of materials within and outside the plant site by operating tractor trailers, dumpster trucks, and G.R.D.

Equipment Operator Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective equipment operator job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included equipment operator job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs transportation services, such as transporting materials in liquid or packaged form, to and from campus locations, including hazardous materials
Picks up and delivers mail, records, supplies, materials and other courier services
Operate heavy machinery to load and unload bulk fertilizer products for
Inspection and safe preparation of new parent rolls
Lifting 40 to 50 pound core chucks
Slabbing\disposing of used roles
Stacking and banding of spent cores
Safe operation of the equipment
Communicates with the appropriate team members on any machine problems, material changes or quality conditions
Responsible for quality product from parent rolls to rolls coming from the log saw

Equipment Operator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Equipment Operator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: GED, H2S, OSHA, SA, QLD, WA, OGUK, CSTP, MSIC, BOSIET

Education for Equipment Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the equipment operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, Military, Engineering Technology, Technology, Graduate, Department of Education, Industrial Technology, Associates, Technical

Skills for Equipment Operator

Desired skills for equipment operator include:

Practices
Procedures within a particular field
Commonly-used concepts
Trenching and shoring standards
Aggregate sizes and classifications
Weight requirements of loads leaving the pit
Checking oil and water levels
Materials
Computer skills
Methods

Desired experience for equipment operator includes:

Perform basic equipment repairs and cleaning, production changeovers and routine maintenance
Load and unload 15 pound log saw blades
Changing over equipment in the wrapper area which include case packer, diverters, conveyors, product stacking, hand pack, and rewinder
Must have and be able to provide proof of a high school diploma or GED
Must have two years or more of continuous full-time work experience with a single employer within the past four years or been a full-time student
Individuals must be authorized to work in the U.S. and able to provide two forms of identification

Equipment Operator Examples

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Equipment Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an equipment operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for equipment operator
  • Spreading daily cover using a Dozer and scraper
  • May work on unleveled working surfaces and be required to manipulate equipment
  • May work on unlevel working surfaces and be required to manipulate equipment
  • Is part of the chauffeuring team that provides service between Campus and local area, including airports, for all Campus personnel including faculty, staff and Board members
  • Provides support for shipping and receiving department which may include UPS deliveries and preparation for shipment, other large packages, furniture and equipment deliveries
  • Provides labor services such as moving furniture and equipment
  • Mows greens, tees, aprons, and approaches inaccessible areas with gang mowers
  • Mows fairways and rough areas
  • Operates equipment safely and maintains awareness of other associates in work area
  • Unloading/loading
Qualifications for equipment operator
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in investment banking or other corporate environment Reports to
  • Operations Manager/Lead Operator or Operations Supervisor
  • Ability to operate skid steer, backhoe, mini-excavator, loader, trencher
  • Must be able to operate Backhoe, Mini-excavator, skidsteer and trencher
  • Class C driver's license with clear 3-year history
  • Individuals must be authorized to work in the U.S
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Equipment Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of equipment operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for equipment operator
  • Ability to drive trucks & equipment to job sites
  • Other duties as may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this position
  • Maintains company equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines
  • Operates production equipment including B/W printers, binders and trimmers to achieve shift production volume and meet safety and quality standards as described in the LSI operating manual
  • Verifies that equipment is in working order, , tooling, safety mechanisms
  • Sets-up and operates a wide variety of equipment and performs work per specifications
  • Adheres to all WM Safety & Environmental policies and procedures
  • Safely operates heavy equipment including but not limited to, Bulldozers, Rock Trucks, Excavators, Compactors, and other heavy/light equipment as deemed necessary, specific experience with a Large Bulldozer is required
  • Stake/locate work areas prior to digging
  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Thursday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 45 hour work week
Qualifications for equipment operator
  • A minimum of one (1) year distribution experience
  • Ability to consistently lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • 1 plus years of experience operating heavy machinery (wheeled loaders, excavators, backhoes)
  • Two to three years experience on loader and/or haul truck heavy equipment preferred
  • Train new equipment operators on the equipment unit they are required to operate
  • Must be able to work as a team, take direction from supervisor(s), adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, follow work rules, and take on other duties as assigned
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Equipment Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of equipment operator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for equipment operator
  • Follow all ISO quality instructions and record data
  • Conduct seed coating tests
  • Record and maintain production data
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs bags of seed
  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid forklift operation certification
  • May be required to operate various pieces of equipment
  • Minimum two years of experience with construction, excavation, and equipment operation
  • Field work as needed to support primary duties to include walking of sites
  • Base knowledge of aerial and underground construction
  • Trenching in streets and landscaped areas with small excavating equipment
Qualifications for equipment operator
  • Positively interact with customers and respond to customer inquiries
  • Comply with the Dual Verification policy and procedure
  • Mandatory drug screen and background check upon hire
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions, cold, heat, rain
  • Must not have a fear of water
  • The ability to swim is a plus
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Equipment Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an equipment operator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for equipment operator
  • Conduct all general functions within the warehouse environment, including but not limited to put-a-way of all product types, and housekeeping functions
  • Operate equipment, Power and non-powered equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all stock, stock locations, and model numbers
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all manufacturers specifications and handling instructions
  • Uphold all company Health and Safety, Security, and Operational Policies and Procedures
  • Conduct all functions in a safe and efficient manner, in accordance with all policies and procedures
  • Complete all required forms and documents in a neat, legible manner
  • Safely and skillfully operate and maintain construction equipment and assigned vehicles - backhoe, mini excavator, skid steers and other utility construction equipment needed)
  • Ability to safely and proficiently operate mobile equipment such as haul trucks, loaders and other equipment as needed, to move material to its desired location
  • Receive products, and pick, pack, wrap, label, and ship products
Qualifications for equipment operator
  • Ability to work in cement dust
  • Ability to work inside a cement product barge
  • Ability to work in confined space
  • 1 + years’ experience operating air movers preferred
  • Must partner with other quarry employees as instructed by facility manager to ensure daily schedules are met
  • Physical ability to excavate/operate equipment under temperature extremes and for extended hours of time
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Equipment Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an equipment operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for equipment operator
  • Following established methods and procedures must be able to perform, but not limited to the following operations necessary for picking parts and delivering them to the correct department
  • Safely load and unload freight and move materials to and from the shop and yard using proper equipment and procedures
  • Execute positioning to keep stock targets
  • Monitor longstanding containers and ensure first in first out policy be followed by depots/terminals
  • Ensure forecast is updated into systems within deadline
  • Communicate efficiently with commercial desk for equipment stock and supply plan
  • Monitor container repairs with terminal repair shop for dry and special units
  • Coordinate and support GSC
  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with a 40 hour work week
  • Must demonstrate full comprehension, verbal and written, of the English language
Qualifications for equipment operator
  • Ability to excavate designated areas with attention to detail and emphasis on craftsmanship
  • Ability to operate off road truck to specifications
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment on rough grade work in quarry area
  • Ability to follow MSHA/OSHA safety guidelines those set forth by the company policy
  • Able to enter/exit heavy equipment without strain (sometimes climbing a ladder)
  • Able to operate physical controls/pedals associated with the piece of equipment (manual dexterity)

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