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Equipment Operator

Stanton, TX 79782

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Vehicle Operator Job Number: NE868973630 Pay Rate: $22-30 / hour

Job Description

Heavy Equipment Operator
We are seeking skilled and experienced Equipment Operators to join our team at a major EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) Contractor. This role involves operating a variety of heavy equipment on large commercial construction projects and requires the ability to relocate frequently and work away from home for extended periods. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Pay Rate 
$22 to $30 per hour [Competitive salary based on experience]

Schedule and Hours 
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Must be available for out-of-town travel for extended periods.

Job Title Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operate excavators, loaders, skid steers, graders, roller compactors, and water trucks efficiently and safely.
  • Perform pre-operation checks and regular maintenance on equipment to ensure optimal functionality.
  • Follow project plans and instructions from supervisors to meet construction specifications.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal regulations regarding equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Assist in site preparation, excavation, grading, and compaction as required by the project.
  •  Load and unload materials and equipment as necessary.
  •  Coordinate with other team members to ensure timely and efficient completion of tasks.
  • Identify and troubleshoot mechanical issues and report them to the maintenance team.
  • Maintain accurate logs of equipment usage, maintenance, and inspections.
  • Report any incidents, accidents, or equipment malfunctions to the supervisor immediately.
  • Willingness and ability to relocate frequently and work away from home for extended periods.
  • Adapt to various work environments and job sites across different regions.
Job Title Qualifications and Requirements 
  • Must be willing to travel out-of-town for extended periods.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of proven experience as a Pipe Fitter in the construction industry.
  • Proven experience operating a range of heavy equipment on large commercial construction projects.
  • Ability to operate excavators, loaders, skid steers, graders, roller compactors, and water trucks.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, including lifting heavy objects, standing for long periods, and working in various weather conditions.
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Job Type 
Full-timeTemp to Hire

• Weekly Pay
• 401(k) retirement plan
• Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance
• 5 paid Vacation Days after 1 year of continuous service (paid as a service bonus)
• 6 paid Holidays after 1500 continuous hours of service within a calendar year

Interested in this job?
Click Apply Now, email your resume to apsbaytown@apstemps.com, or call us at 832.572.3000 to learn more. You can also apply in person at our office located at 

Automation Personnel Services Baytown Branch
4748 East Freeway
Baytown, TX 77521

Bonus Opportunity!
We are also offering a $50.00 referral bonus. Both employee and referral must stay on assignment for 30 days to receive the payout.

About Automation Personnel Services
Automation Personnel Services is an award-winning staffing agency with more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and light-industrial staffing. Automation Personnel Services is the winner of the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Talent Award from 2019-2024, and the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Client Award from 2016-2024. Automation Personnel Services is also the recipient of the Safety Standard of Excellence Award by the American Staffing Association and was named one of the Best Staffing Companies to Work For 2022 by CIO Views Magazine. 

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