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Heavy Equipment Operator at Wood PLC in Chase City, Virginia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for Heavy Equipment Operators with construction experience. Wood has upcoming Solar Power projects in Virginia (Chase City, Emporia, Clover and other sites to follow). Our Renewables Construction group is experiencing tremendous growth ! We offer outstanding benefits, good pay, and career opportunities. Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.

Solar project experience is a plus. Reporting to Foreman and Supervisors.

Operating equipment for earthwork / excavation projects, site preparation, hoisting material / equipment, road work, and other construction needs. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions.

  • Ability to work with and assist crew in hoisting material, tools, equipment, and any related work with one or more of following: mini-excavator, large boom all terrain forklift / extended boom, skid steers, front-end loader, excavator / track-hoe, bulldozers with GPS a plus, out riggers, 10K / 12K Forklift
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, sketches, drawings, specifications and technical manuals
  • Understands and follows oral and written instructions
  • Works independently in the absence of supervision

Skills / Qualifications

  • Must have valid driver's license and experienced in operating heavy, motorized equipment used in delivery and storage of expensive equipment and material
  • Can use hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources
  • Can perform a variety of skilled construction and maintenance tasks
  • Can perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods in unfavorable weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate clearly / both orally and in writing or via radio, perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or repairs to supervisor; clean equipment
  • A commitment to safety

  • May be required to lift and carry items weighing no more than 50 pounds
  • Must possess enough strength and stamina to perform the technical duties and essential functions as identified above
  • Must be able to move in and around confined spaces and uneven areas
  • Must have full range of motion
  • Required consistently to work 48 hours + per week performing construction-based labor in varying temperature extremes and conditions (additional OT as needed)
  • Must be able to adequately hear and respond to voice commands and alerts from other employees, alarms, and other job-related noises

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.