Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Miles Sand & Gravel
Location: Primarily King, Pierce and Thurston Counties
Position Type: Full Time
Hours:
Application Closing Date: June 1, 2018 or until filled
Compensation: DOE

Job Description:

The Miles Sand & Gravel Company (Miles) is seeking an experienced and safety-oriented Heavy Equipment Operator to join our team to safely and efficiently operate a variety of equipment.

 

The ideal candidate should be capable of the following essential tasks;

  • Operate various heavy equipment like dozers, front-end loaders, excavators, backhoes and other related equipment.
  • Follow MSHA/OSHA safety procedures.
  • Perform thorough pre and post trip inspection of the equipment.
  • Safely and efficiently operate the equipment to prevent accidents and damage of property.
  • Must be willing to assist with hand work (manual labor).

Job Skills and Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills & attributes;

  • A self-starter who can 1) work independently, diligently and responsibly with minimal supervision 2) work as a member of a team  3) manage their time wisely  4) multi-task  5) meet a deadline.
  • Have basic mechanical working knowledge of heavy equipment to perform minor repairs on the equipment and then report larger repairs to the appropriate parties.
  • Be physically capable of performing job tasks including safely lifting equipment.
  • Strong work ethic, the ability and desire to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Honest, responsible and trustworthy with confidential information.
  • The ability to represent the company in a professional and ethical manner.

 

Required Education and/or Experience;

  • 5+ years’ experience in the construction industry operating heavy equipment and grade work.
  • Experience operating and maintaining screen plants is preferred.
  • Commercial driver’s license is a plus.

 

The Miles Group of Companies includes Miles Sand & Gravel Company and Miles Resources, LLC.  Miles Sand & Gravel Company is a 4th generation, family owned producer of aggregates and ready-mix concrete for the construction industry.   Miles Resources, LLC is a general contractor specializing in civil construction and asphalt paving.  Our corporate office is located in Puyallup, WA with facilities in western WA – from the Canadian border to Tenino.  We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free company.  We have an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off and retirement plan.  Please type hvy.miles.rocks in the subject line of your email reply.

Email/Fax resumes to or apply in person:

Miles Sand & Gravel Company (Main Office)
400 Valley Ave NE
Puyallup, WA 98372
hr@miles.rocks
Fax – 253.444.0744