Equipment Operator in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kandahar
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/1/2018
  • Job ID:
    FNA1800549

Job Description

Job Summary
 
The Equipment Operator is responsible for operating earth moving equipment in a safe and effective manner.
 
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Operate earth moving equipment in a safe and effective manner to minimize risk of injury, property damage, or loss of life; equipment may include, but is not limited to, Motor Grader, Front End Loader, Back Hoe, Excavator, Vibratory Roller, Water Truck, Ditch Witch Trencher, or Bob Cat Skid Steer/Track Steer
  • Inspect, clean, and perform operator level maintenance on equipment in accordance with standards
  • Closely interact with the customer for movement of materials and equipment
  • Perform daily safety checks to ensure equipment is in safe operating condition
  • Follow related safety regulations, contract requirements, company policies, and operating procedures
  • Ensure equipment is properly utilized, maintained, and stored
  • Complete necessary documentation, reporting, and limited office duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of equipment safety, maintenance, and storage
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently in order to understand equipment load charts and coordinate earth movement to standard of project
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience operating earth moving equipment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Prefer Equipment Operator training and certificate from National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) or verifiable military or civilian Equipment Operator training from construction field
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds, bend, stoop, and work safely around equipment, materials, supplies, and other items to be handled
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

Travel
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally