• North American Directional LLC


  • Laborer


  • Operations


  • Project Based


  • Superintendent


  • The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. Heavy equipment may include: excavators, rock trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, skid steers, man lifts, and other pieces of equipment. The Heavy Equipment Operator must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by legislation, policies and procedures


  • Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant industry standards, policies, and site procedures
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required
  • Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored at close of shift
  • Advise direct supervisor of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
  • Participate in routine maintenance
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • All other duties as assigned by the Superintendent


  • At least 3 years of dedicated heavy equipment operation experience with specific experience operating excavators, dozers, skid steers, and rock trucks


  • Read and interpret site-specific safety plans; may be amended daily
  • Read and interpret equipment operator’s manuals
  • Read and interpret load charts for corresponding rigging equipment
  • Operate heavy equipment and/or drive trucks
  • Work in areas of uneven terrain
  • Assist in the training of new or less-skilled Equipment Operators.
  • Read and comprehend: site-specific rules, maintenance instructions, training manuals, Material Data Safety Sheets (MSDS), warning tags, traffic signs and procedure manuals
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required.  This includes hard hat, safety glasses, life vest, respirators, ear plugs, steel toed shoes, or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and location the work is being done
  • Walking, stepping, climbing or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another, and normally involves physically getting into and out of equipment through the use of vertical mounted ladders up to and including 10’ or more in height
  • Visually see equipment operations well (either naturally or with corrective lenses)
  • Standing, stooping kneeling, squatting, climbing or sitting for long periods of time
  • Repetitive movements by feet, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands and back in performance of work
  • Working at elevated heights
  • Lifting 50 lb. objects as required
  • Carrying 50 lb. objects as required
  • Adapting to outdoor conditions and prolonged exposure
  • Exposure to working outdoors in all-weather conditions
  • Ability to work more than 40 hours in any given week including weekend assignments and holidays as required


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred, but not required

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • CDL driver’s license is preferred
  • OSHA 10 Certification preferred


  • Travel is required


  • NA Directional LLC offers competitive salaries, benefit programs and a high paced professional workplace conducive to professional growth and  development.

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