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Equipment Operator

As an Equipment Operator within the asphalt paving industry at Wm. Mueller & Sons, you hold a vital position in our construction process. You’ll be at the heart of our operations, responsible for the efficient operation of various heavy machinery used in paving and road construction, such as pavers, rollers, dozers, bobcats, and graders.

Department:           Construction

Reporting to:         Job Foreman

Job Purpose:         To operate various construction equipment on the job site safely and accurately under the direction of the foreman and project                                 manager. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Walk around equipment inspections.
  2. Ability to set up and run electronic grade controls.
  3. Basic math knowledge.
  4. Ability to read maps and plans.
  5. General equipment maintenance, change oil & grease.
  6. Valid CDL driver’s license.
  7. Ability to climb and maneuver around and on equipment.
  8. Ability to perform general labor, shoveling, raking and sweeping.
  9. Educated in construction safety.
  10. Ability to work with others, communicate effectively and take direction from foreman and project manager.
  11. Need to pass random drug and alcohol testing.
  12. All other duties as determined by management

Key working relationships

The Equipment Operator will work under the supervision of the Job Foreman but will also be expected to work under their own initiative.  There is a need for effective communication skills with all people on the job, those employed by Wm Mueller & Sons Inc., inspectors, and truck drivers.

Hours of work

Typically, 5 days a week Monday – Friday, occasional Saturdays if workload and weather requires.  Hours per week vary between 40 and 60 hours per week during the construction season.

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