Louis Berger Services is currently looking for an Tractor/Heavy Equipment Operator to fill a full-time role in Daytona Beach, FL. The position is responsible for performing general maintenance of the highway maintenance project assigned.
Operates one or more types of heavy equipment to push, pull, pile, or load materials, such as sand, gravel, earth, coal, moving and covering refuse, and clearing brush, rocks, tree stumps, and other material.
Ensures the performance of operator maintenance on vehicles, such as cleaning vehicles, checking and replenishing fluids to proper levels, examining and changing filters, lubricating equipment, and making necessary adjustments. Ensures proper use of hand tools for changing attachments, tightening loose nuts and bolts, etc.
Ensures safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe clean work environment. Ensures usage and assures proper fit of required safety equipment and clothing.
Cleans and grades ditches, drainage structures, highway road shoulders, slopes • Repair work including, but not limited to, repair of fences, sign repair, litter debris removal, and other highway maintenance activities to include emergency response • Use all equipment safely • Drive standard shift vehicles • Completes landscape maintenance duties, such a mowing, chemical and fertilizer application, weed control, spring clean-up, fall clean-up, trimming and pruning. • Operates a variety of mechanical equipment, including but not limited to, bed edgers, commercial mowers (ztr’s and possible bush hog), blowers, dump trailers, chain saw, and line trimmers. • Care for equipment and notifies management of needed repairs. • The successful individual will have a working knowledge of standard horticultural practices, including but not limited to mowing, weed eating, corrective pruning and fertilization.
Must have valid Class A CDL
Must have at least one year of experience operating heavy equipment
Must have transportation to and from Company office
Be able to lift fifty to sixty pounds (50 - 60lbs.) • Be able to drive manual transmission truck • All candidates must pass the pre-employment background check and drug screen. • Be able to work overtime, nights and weekends • Highway maintenance or construction skills are strongly preferred • MOT certificate must be obtained