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Professional Business Solutions Of Western CO.,Inc Excavation Operator in Grand Junction, Colorado

Job DescriptionRole and ResponsibilitiesExcavators utilize heavy machinery on a variety of construction projects,including residential, commercial, and industrial projects. Anexcavator's main role is to dig up soil and rocks to prepare a site forconstruction. The excavator ensures safe and reliable operation of theirmachinery by following safety protocols. Operate heavy equipment to prepare job site for construction of buildingand/or roads Operate Track hoe, bulldozers and scraper as needed Removing debris and brush from a work site Assisting with transport and operation of heavy machinery and equipment. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and working with surveyors andsite engineers to ensure are properly measured and marked. Digging holes, tunnels and ditches as neededQualifications and Education Requirements Capable of receiving and following instructions and communicating withco-workers Very familiar with the principles of machine operation, includingexcavators and related machinery such as bulldozers and trucks Knowledge of building codes, safety regulations, and safety practices High school diploma in an assetPreferred Skills Skilled in the use of hand and power tools used in the construction field Manual dexterity with excellent balance to work on scaffolding,ladders, etc. Comfortable with heights and working above ground Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. as needed, potential to liftobjects greater than 75 lbs. Must be healthy, strong and fit. Able to bend, stoop, twist and/or stand for up to 10 hrs. per dayThis job is based out of Parachute, Colorado