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Heavy Equipment Operator 2

Pittsford, Vermont 05763
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time, Seasonal
  • Shift
    1st Shift, Overtime

Casella Construction is seeking Heavy Equipment Operators for the 2023 Spring-Summer construction season. The Equipment Operator 2 performs highly complex and difficult construction and maintenance activities by operating a variety of heavy equipment. Casella Construction provides unique construction projects that allow for hands-on learning and the opportunity to be part of a team that oversees a project from start to finish.


  • Maintains a safe work environment.
  • Directs and lead work of other laborers and equipment operators as necessary.
  • Executes all job duties of Operator 1 without supervision.
  • Safely operates construction, excavation, hauling, maintenance equipment including loaders, bulldozers, and excavators to complete job tasks.
  • Tasks trained in GPS.
  • Practices safety by estimating weights and distances, and by being fully aware of your surroundings.
  • Conducts Daily pre and post equipment inspections.
  • Monitors gauges and other indicators to ensure safe operation of equipment.
  • Maintains records of time worked and materials used.
  • Completes daily paperwork.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • High School or GED preferred.
  • Vocational training preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a heavy equipment operator (Bulldozer, Loader, Excavator).
  • Understanding of safety rules and regulations.
  • Experience with construction jobsite layouts and grading.
  • Experience in reading and understanding project plans.
  • Must be able to work some weekends and or nights, when needed.
  • Must be able to travel out of town for a day and or a week.
  • Ability to participate in regulatory trainings (First Aid/CPR, OSHA 10, Flagging, Spotter).


  • Ability to listen, understand, and follow directions.
  • Ability to remain flexible as assignments change.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with coworkers and supervisor.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Possess a positive attitude and desire to learn.
  • Sound knowledge of construction and practical experience with tools and equipment.
  • Organized with a systematic approach to achieve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Great hand, eye, and foot coordination.
  • Exhibit attention to detail.
  • Familiar with Safety Protocols.
  • Proficiency in math and reading

 Physical Requirements:

  • Must have physical strength, balance, hand eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs in various areas.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, and climb inclines for the duration of the shift.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather.



  • Heavy Civil
Posted: 2023-03-28 Expires: 2023-04-08

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Heavy Equipment Operator 2

Casella Construction, Inc.
Pittsford, Vermont 05763

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