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Equipment Operator-CA

Job Title: Equipment Operator Job Category: Craft Workers
Department/Group: Operations Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Bakersfield, CA Date posted:
Job Description
Role and Responsibilities

While not all inclusive, the following is a list of tasks to be performed and or coordinated:

1.       Have appropriate licenses and certifications to operate the equipment being used

2.       Be on time and prepared for work every day including proper PPE

3.       Prepare pre-trip vehicle inspection and complete prior to leaving the yard including checking all fluids, tires, lights and all signals as listed on pre-trip

4.       Fully understand the piece of Equipment

5.       Develop JSA for job

6.       Participate in developing JSA on job sites when working on location with crews

7.       Help to identify hazards on jobsite

8.       Participate in safe work, behavioral safety audits, and near hits

9.       Be aware of the dangers associated with hazardous atmospheres

10.    Gather appropriate job permits

11.    Fill out permits correctly and have the appropriate information and signatures for the specific job

12.    Perform tasks assigned by Crew Lead or Foreman

13.    Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner

14.    Load and Unload material

15.    Remove and setting electrical transformers and shoring boxes

16.    Digging and back filling various types of ditches and trenches

17.    Shoot elevations with eye level

18.    Test job site for immediate respiratory dangers such as H2S or oxygen deficient atmospheres and have knowledge on how to read a monitor

19.    Perform monthly tool audits

20.    Ensure compliance of equipment (vehicle registration / fire extinguisher

21.    Develop a general knowledge of KSI PPM-SOP’s and frequently refer to SOP manual

22.    Follow all KSI and Customer Policies and Procedures

Qualifications and Education Requirements

·         1 Year experience minimum

·         Prefer 2-3 Years experience

Preferred Skills

·         B-Best observer trained

·         Ability to communicate with employees and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner

·         Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

·         Knowledge of Lock Out / Tag Out Process

·         Ability to read and write in English

·         Knowledge of rigging and binding equipment and loads

·         How to use gas monitors and load charts

·         Ability to work with Pipe and Hand wrenches, hammers, shovels, and gas monitors

Pre-Employment Requirements

All candidates must pass a pre employment physical examination, drug / alcohol screen, hold a valid driver’s license, pass a motor vehicle record check and be insurable through KSI’s insurance carrier, criminal background check and E-verify as a condition of successful consideration for employment.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work in harsh weather for long periods of time. Depending on the phase of the job, all personnel are required to work in conditions where physical demands can consist of placing one’s body in various positions to inspect and to accomplish certain tasks such as:

·         Sitting

·         Standing

·         Squatting

·         Raising and Lowering objects from one level to another

·         Carrying objects, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder

·         Grasping objects with the use of fingers, palm and wrists to hold/and or manipulate objects (hammers, saws, pencils, pens etc,)

·         Pulling ie. Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking)

·         Pushing ie. Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (includes slapping, striking, kicking and treadle actions)

·         Bending at the waist, stooping, working in a supine position, twisting seated or standing

Some of these physical requirements will range from seldom, frequent to constant depending on the task.

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Subject Line: Attention: HR Department, RE: CA Equipment Operator

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