Heavy Equipment Operator
Granite Construction

The Woodlands, Texas

Posted in Building and Construction


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General Summary

The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for safely and efficiently operating various pieces of heavy mobile equipment including but are not limited to Dozers, Motorgraders, Excavators, Backhoes, Compaction Equipment, Scrapers, and Wheel Loaders in support of safe and efficient completion of construction projects.

This position is not located in The Woodlands.

At Granite we have people development at heart - when you grow as a person, we develop as a company.

From complex infrastructure to minor construction, Granite Construction offers a unique set of opportunities to gain experience and build your career. As one of the largest diversified construction companies in the nation, you will have the opportunity to learn and work with some of the best experts in the field.

Why Choose Granite?

Granite's Benefits and Well-Being program consistently ranks at near the top level for all companies in our industry (and outside out industry as well). Here are a few of the benefits we offer to our employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401K Program with Employer Match up to 6%
  • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Optional Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
  • Optional Allstate Benefits Voluntary Plans
  • 7 Paid Holidays

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Ability to proficiently operate one or more of the following types of equipment:

  • Excavator 345+
  • Dozer
  • Loader / Forklift
  • Loader Backhoe
  • Roller / Room / Bobcat
  • Articulated Dump
  • Tandem
  • Crane
  • Motor Grader

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Safely operate heavy equipment to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel, and other materials
  • Perform various activities including but not limited to: road building, fine grading, finishing, sloping, banking, backfilling, demolition, ditching, loading, excavating, stockpiling, road surface maintenance, building and maintaining road berms, loading trucks, and trenching
  • Operate equipment proficiently and safely
  • Ensure operation of equipment is within capabilities and limitations
  • Perform required safety inspections and complete documentation
  • Maintain a clean and safe job site
  • Perform other duties as required

Work Experience

  • Must have construction experience / heavy construction preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Should be able to:
  • Read engineering drawing
  • Work Safely
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Follow instructions and meet set standards
  • Judge distances and slopes accurately
  • Make decisions based on verifiable standards

Physically, workers must be able to:
  • Stoop, bend, and crouch
  • Use hands, arms, and legs fully
  • See well (either naturally or with correction)
  • Lift up to 50 pounds, with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please clickhere.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening.Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.


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