Methuen Construction Company, Inc. Heavy Equipment Operator in Plaistow, New Hampshire

Built on more than 57 years of experience, Methuen Construction Company, Inc. is widely recognized as the most successful, self-performing general contractor in the industry. Methuen Construction self-performs construction services using highly skilled professionals including Millwrights, Ironworkers, Pipefitters, Carpenters, Welders, Heavy Equipment Operators, Truck Drivers and Laborers.Methuen Construction consistently strives for complete client satisfaction by delivering outstanding construction services and cutting-edge solutions. As we expand our construction territory, diversify our client base and enhance our operational capabilities, our need for highly skilled teammates is growing!Position: Heavy Equipment Operator Reports to: SuperintendentJOB DESCRIPTION Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Inspect and operate equipment and all attachments

  • Attend and participate in daily activity plans and safety meetings

  • Knowledge of rigging and rigging methods

  • Operate equipment in a safe and professional manner

  • Perform daily equipment upkeep tasks and maintenance

  • Ability to understand and follow directions

  • Perform occasional typical laborer activities

  • Ability to set and follow grades

  • Provide other support as needed

Core Competencies

  • Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong team player with a positive attitude

  • Hard working and motivated

Supervisory Responsibility This position is not responsible for the oversight of any other teammates. Position TypeThis is an hourly, nonexempt position. Travel Primarily limited to Northeast job site locations. Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience operating heavy equipment such as Loaders, backhoes, excavators, dozers, lulls, and forklifts, for civil and site work, and material handling functions on a municipal, commercial, industrial, or federal project.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and an MVR that meets company standards

  • Must possess required licenses preferable 2A or more Mass Hydraulics License

  • Must have an OHSA 10 certificate

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and safely maneuver around the nearby presence of various construction equipment and vehicles, on an active construction site

  • Prepared to regularly encounter moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and a variety of outside weather conditions

  • Able to climb temporary or permanent stairs, and ladders

  • Able to bend, squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, balance and stoop, reach on a regular basis

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity EmployerMethuen Construction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, we encourage priority referral of protected veterans under VEVRAA.