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HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Gas Field Specialists, Inc. is an independent gas service company with offices located in New York and Pennsylvania. Exemplary customer relationships drive our growth and prosperity. GFS is committed to working safely, having pride and integrity in all aspects of our work, and respecting all coworkers and customers. By doing so, GOAL ZERO becomes attainable. The honesty, intelligence and commitment of our people are vital to GFS's mission.  We share pride in the Company and respect each individual's contribution at every level.

Gas Field Specialists, Inc. is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator. This position is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. Heavy equipment may include, but is not limited to, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, rollers, and/or excavators.

Specific Educational/Vocational Requirements:

·         High school diploma, GED or vocational training.

·         Previous experience in construction work or an equivalent preferred.

Responsibilities:

·         Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

·         Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.

·         Interact with construction general laborers and/or crew members who are facilitating alignment, movement, and adjustment of the equipment to complete conformation of grade specifications for the construction project.

·         Interact with residents and members of the public in a courteous and respectful manner.

·         Make note of and report any complaints from members of the public.

·         Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required.

·         Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored.

·         Advise the Foreman of any requirements for maintenance or repairs.

·         Participate in routine maintenance.

·         Practice workplace safety.

·         Maintain inventory.

·         Ensure access to houses and locations.

·         Maintain easements.

·         Perform pre-winter, winter, spring and summer maintenance on roads.

·         Use equipment for snow removal.

·         Use equipment to level roads and ensure proper drainage.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:

·         One (1) to two (2) years of experience using construction tools and equipment including air hammer, concrete saw, patent scaffolding, trench digging equipment, etc.

·         Knowledge of operation of front-end  loaders, dozers, graders, excavators and other pieces of heavy equipment.

·         Knowledge of road construction and maintenance techniques.

·         Knowledge of signals used to signal operators of construction machinery.

·         Knowledge of equipment cleaning standards and procedures.

·         Working knowledge of Oil and Gas Industry.

·         Ability to keep company proprietary information confidential.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

·         Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

·         Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) and above average math skills.

·         Excellent communication skills and the ability to work successfully with a wide variety of people at different levels within the organization.

·         Detail orientated with strong organizational skills.

·         Ability to effectively supervise one or more employees.

·         Ability to work various schedules including nights/weekends and local/regional travel.

Selected applicant will be subject to background check and pre-employment physical with drug/alcohol testing. We offer competitive salary & benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision, 401K Plan, and Paid Time Off. Qualified applicants may visit our website (http://www.gfsinc.net/) to complete an online application.

Gas Field Specialists, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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