Machine-Regulator Operator FDVL (Full-Time)
Location: Fordville, ND
Job Type: Machine Operator
Set up heavy construction and on-track equipment, operates variety of equipment using each for intended purpose. Operates equipment to move, load, or unload materials and installs equipment or attachments on machinery or related structures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities but are not limited to:
- Sets up heavy construction and on-track equipment.
- Operates equipment for the purpose it is intended for.
- Operates equipment to move, load, or unload material.
- Operates on-track equipment to rehabilitate, constructs, or install railroad track.
- Installs equipment or attachments on machinery or related structures.
- Signals directions or warnings to coworkers.
- Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with governing regulations, policies and procedures.
- Performs equipment safety and general maintenance checks.
- Coordinates machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
- Repairs and maintains equipment, communicating additional repairs to mechanics when necessary.
- Takes actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utilities, other equipment, other workers, structural objects, and through traffic.
- Works with truck drivers' loads, offloads equipment as it arrives and exits project site.
- Studies instructions, plans, and diagrams to establish work requirements.
- Keeps records of materials and equipment usage, problems encountered, and daily progress logs.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Heavy Equipment Operation a plus.
- CDL not a requirement, but a plus.
- Valid driver's license.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the physical demands listed below:
- Continuous: Controlling, grasping handles and levers at arm's length for extended periods of time, hand, eye coordination, hearing, vision to operate all controls, handle and control tools, materials and vehicle controls. Works at construction sites and/or railroad tracks. Uses close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Uses eye-hand-foot coordination. Ability to throw/aligning switches.
- Frequent: Balancing, sitting, climbing, mount and dismount equipment, climb and descent steep inclines to reach machine, reaching above shoulder level for extended periods of time, push and pull of control levers. May sit for long periods of time in a closed vehicle, machine. Uses repetitive motions using various tools, materials and equipment. Exposed to moving mechanical parts.
- Occasional: Standing, squatting, kneeling, walking, bending, twisting, overhead lifting, crawling, lifting and carrying up to and over 50 lbs.
- May require travel to various facilities and provide additional services.
- Continuous: Loud noise, must wear appropriate safety equipment such as safety glasses, hard hats, safety footwear, and hearing protection as required by the company.
- Frequent: Vibration.
- Occasional: Work outside in all extreme weather conditions hot or cold, day or night, heights, uneven surfaces, working alone, paperwork, and exposure to dust.
Education and Training:
- GED or High School Diploma.
- Minimum of one-year railroad experience.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Schedule: M-F 7:00am - 4:30pm, 1/2 hr. lunch, days and hours may vary. Travel 25%, on-call and overtime
This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties assigned.