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Loader Operator

Company: Hubbard Construction
Location: Ocoee
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

100 Years of Experience at Work for You! Since 1920, the professional men and women of Hubbard Construction have literally paved the way for hundreds of public and private projects that have supported Florida's rise to prominence. Hubbard is one of Florida's largest heavy civil construction companies. We are proud to be a part of Florida's history and we are eager to continue to serve the Florida market and beyond. The scope of Hubbard's work includes complex highway projects, site development, paving, utility and drainage systems, surveying, RAP and hot mix sales, and state-of-the-art bridge building. We provide multiple delivery systems in design-build, bid-build, public/private-partnerships and design-build finance. Hubbard Construction's parent company, Eurovia, operates through a network of 330 agencies and 770 production sites, in 17 countries around the world. General Description. A Loader Operator is an hourly-rated skilled craft position that performs on construction projects any combination of the duties described more fully, below. A Loader Operator typically performs a wide variety of tasks, transferring from one task to another as the workflow dictates. Key Duties + Operates straight or articulated rubber-tired tractor-type vehicle equipped with front-mounted hydraulically powered bucket or scoop to lift and transport bulk materials to and from storage or processing areas, to feed conveyors, hoppers, or chutes, and/or stockpile aggregates. + Starts engine, shifts gears, presses pedals, and turns steering wheel to operate loader. + Moves levers to lower and tilt bucket and drives front-end loader forward to force bucket into bulk material. + Moves levers to raise and tilt bucket when filled, drives vehicle to work site, and moves levers to dump Material. + Performs routine maintenance on loader, such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning + Operate the equipment over rocky or uneven land safely. Drive smoothly under harsh weather conditions. + Other duties as assigned. Qualification Requirements General. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Loader Operator. + A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. + Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees. + Three (3) to Five (5) years or more of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on working in a landfill operation. Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Loader Operator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. + Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties. + Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50-90 pounds personally, and up to 150 pounds with assistance. + Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment. + Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions. + The Operator must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely. + Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Loader Operator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. + Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions + Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project. + Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery. + Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.

Keywords: Hubbard Construction, Orlando , Loader Operator, Other , Ocoee, Florida

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