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Heavy Equipment Operator

Selectemp Employment Services

This is a Full-time position in Saint Helens, OR posted April 1, 2021.

Heavy Equipment Operator–St HelensAre you looking to secure your future and realize your long term career goals? Are you a self starting, motivated, hard worker willing to put in overtime when needed to ensure your team?s success? We are looking for an experienced and dedicated HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR. This is a unique opportunity for the right individual, as we rarely have this position become available! Come be a part of a TEAM for a great family owned Company!The Heavy Equipment Operator position is responsible for the operation of hydraulic and/or cable equipment needed to lift and move materials throughout the scrap yard.Duties and Responsibilities for Heavy Equipment Operator:Operate one or more pieces of heavy equipment including, but not limited to, a front loader, crusher, forklift, skid steer and crane.Assess customer loads and use the appropriate equipment to facilitate the movement of materials from the customers vehicle to the scrap locationUse equipment to safely load the shearer or shredder (as well as other equipment), ensuring the scrap metal operation maintains a constant and consistent flow; watch for any issues or obstructions with the shearer or shredder.Coordinate movement of materials through interactions with other yard staff via radio or hand signals; work closely with Inspector/Chaser to ensure safe movement.Place materials in a safe manner, ensuring that existing and new material do not shift or moveAssist with yard maintenance and clean up during down timeReport any maintenance concerns or repairs needed to maintenance staff or managerOther duties or cross training in other positions may be assignedSkills and Qualifications for Heavy Equipment Operator:Adhere to safety policiesPrevious experience operating heavy equipmentValid Drivers licenseAbility to use two-way radio communicationAbility to work outside in the yard in all weather conditions as needed (exposed to noise, fumes and dirt due to nature of the job)Ability to work and think quickly–especially during peak hours when things get busy!Job Details for Heavy Equipment Operator:Temp-HireM-F from 2:30pm – 11:00pm$22/hr + Depending on Experience

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