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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: VCI Construction
Location: Upland
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: VCI Construction is currently seeking an experienced Equipment Operator for our Greater LA/Inland Empire locations. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years of experience operating underground utilities equipment and possess a valid drivers license Qualifications:

Company:

VCI Construction, LLC is one of the largest full-service communication utilities contractors in Southern California. We have successfully completed and continue to work on a vast number of projects for many of the biggest names in the communication industry. We have built an outstanding reputation for quality service and performance that customers can rely on. We are a stable and well-respected company in our industry.

If you have a positive attitude, have excellent work ethics, are interested in joining a team of dedicated professionals, and want to make us "Your Employer of Choice" we want to talk to you!

Overview:

Our company is seeking experienced Heavy Equipment Operators to join our team in Greater LA/Inland Empire, CA. The ideal candidates can operate a variety of underground utility equipment in a safe and effective manner and have a minimum of 2 years of experience.

All candidates must adhere to strict safety standards while ensuring the highest quality of work is completed efficiently and timely.

Responsibilities:

Operate Case backhoe and front end loaders as required
Heavy excavation
Operate graders for leveling and operates tractors to load materials such as dirt and rocks.
Operate forklifts and dump trucks to transport materials, trash, and debris.
Operates various equipment for general site preparation, landscaping, and related assignments.
Perform daily inspection and routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment such as checking oil, water, and tires.
Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment, tools, and supplies.
Reads utility locates, coordinates potholing, and ensures the safety of existing facilities.
Operate motor vehicles during travel to/from job sites.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum 2 years of experience in underground dry utilities
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
Ability to read and understand work orders, safety rules and operating instructions
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
Must have understanding of the hazards and precautions of the trade
Must be able and willing to work outdoors and in inclement weather conditions
Must be able to lift and carry materials of all shapes and sizes, weighing 50 to 100 pounds
Must be able to maintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movement
Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time
Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl while performing work
Must be able to ascend and descend ladders
Must be able to sit for hours on equipment
Must be able to work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses, hard hat, and any applicable safety gear
Positive attitude, hard work ethic, and a priority for safety
Must have a valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record

Benefits Include:

Competitive Pay
Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching
Stock Purchase Plan
Short & Long Term Disability
Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
Paid Holidays & Vacation (PTO)

If you are interested in learning more about our organization, please visit our website www.vcicom.com

Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required.

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Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with cri

Keywords: VCI Construction, Upland , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Upland, California

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