Main Line Trackhoe Operator

Phoenix, AZ
United States

CSW Contractors

201 to 500 employees

Company Info

Job description

Job Summary:

Responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and productive manner. Heavy equipment may include, but is not limited to trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, scrapers, blades, backhoes, excavators. An equipment operator will be assigned to a variety of jobs ranging from heavy highway, underground utilities, industrial, renewable energy, mining, site work, street improvements, waste water treatment plants, landfills and airport projects.

Reports To:

  • Superintendent


  • None

Essential Functions:

  • Operates assigned equipment according to applicable policies and procedures: assures safety standards are maintained.
  • Takes actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and falling objects.
  • Completes general labor assignments, and assists other field personnel as required.
  • Operates water equipment to perform specific operations as assigned professionally & efficiently.
  • Completes daily walk-around inspections of equipment to insure unit is in good operating condition and reports problems found to Supervisor and or Shop.
  • Keeps records of material and equipment usage and problems encountered.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of assigned equipment.
  • Works with and monitors fellow workers to insure safety and productivity.
  • Assists with repair and or maintenance of equipment as needed.
  • Completes general labor assignments, and assists other field personnel as required.

· Performs pre task planning tasks.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to work in a safety sensitive position
  • Must comply with all company policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Ability to work safely in both heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic areas.
  • Strong organizational, follow-through, and communication skills.
  • High degree of professionalism, and strong work ethic.
  • Superior attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Ability to work well in teams as well as independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Self-starter.
  • Meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Ability to utilize the available time to organize, and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Valid driver license with acceptable driving record in accordance with CSW policy.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience operating track hoe required.
  • GED or High School diploma as a minimum.
  • CAT heavy equipment experience
  • Three (3) + years of Heavy Civil / Horizontal Construction required.
  • Trimble GPS experience required.
  • Trench Safety, Competent person, MSHA & OSHA training is highly preferred.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Minimum 40 hours per week.
  • Some weekend and night work required depending on job requirements.
  • Extensive travel to jobsites nationwide may be required.
  • Working outdoors in inclement climate.
  • Must be able to meet all safety requirements and adhere to applicable safety policies.
  • Acceptable level of correctable vision for Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral and Depth Perception.
  • Hearing sufficient for being aware of back-up alarms, hearing equipment and for normal conversations.
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Hard hat, safety glasses, safety vest, steel toe boots, seat belt, gloves, etc.
  • Use of both arms and legs required.
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 75 pounds or more, climb, bend, stoop and stand for long periods of time under adverse field conditions.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

Work location: Phoenix, AZ

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