A heavy equipment operator drives or controls construction equipment, including bulldozers, motor graders forklifts, backhoes, dump trucks, cargo trucks, and hydraulic truck cranes. They operate this equipment to assist in the construction of structures.
Operate \heavy equipment in compliance with the company's operating safety policies and procedures.
Provide recommendations for maintaining and improving plant performance.
Carry out daily inspection to Identify faults in equipment and take measures to fix them
Perform basic daily maintenance routine on equipment checking fluid levels, greasing, cleaning and lubricating all grease points.
Should be able to detect and report serious mechanical problems to the appropriate personnel
Ensure the movement and functioning of heavy machines in carryout out specific tasks and will ensure the machines work easily, fast, and accurate.
Maintain a log of their working hours, following company policies and procedures
Ensure that safety procedures are followed and never compromised.
Must be Vigilant for safety and of the safety of other workers in the course of his duty to avoid injuries and other casualties.
Must demonstrate the ability in handling, operating, and manipulating of one or more equipment simultaneously,
Inspect working environment before work begins to ensure that it is safe.
Communications and Working Relationships
Communicate with Plant project transport/ Supervisor/ Foreman
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
Minimum of 3-5 years work experience as equipment operator
Holder of a valid operator license or certification
Can communicate in English and preferably Arabic language
Have good knowledge of equipment mechanism and working methods
Have good knowledge of safety rules operating equipment.
Ability to pay attention to detail.
Physical Requirements of the Job
The job of the Operator-Equipment requires long working hours and possible some physical effort
Should be willing to accommodate a schedule that can require weekend and holidays work as well.
Work in all types of weather. Must have the ability and be willing to work in adverse conditions, including extreme weather and dusty areas
Can work under high demanding work environment