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Company: Berry-It, Inc.
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

  • Operators will be able to operate, maintain, and transport heavy construction equipment for utility service installation. This position is production bonus eligible.

    General Accountabilities

    • Operates directional drills (Horizontal Directional Drill), excavators, trenchers, vibratory plows and other similar heavy machine equipment.
    • Performs basic maintenance and minor repairs on equipment.
    • Maintain all equipment both before and after a job.
    • Check and replace all fluids in equipment.
    • Able to operate all tools related to the utility industry including hand and power tools of all types.
    • Assure that all tools and equipment are accounted for and returned to truck at the end of each day.
    • Recognize and locate utility underground services before performing work.
    • Must be able to read and understand construction prints.
    • Knows how to properly set up traffic control-set up all road safety signs, cones and barrels before the job starts and assure all are accounted for at the end of every day.
    • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
    • Monitors operations to ensure all health and safety standards are met.
    • Aligns machines with reference to stakes, markers or guidelines and/or hand signals of other workers.
    • Loads, unloads, and identifies building materials, machinery, and tools.
    • Shoring braces and other temporary structures.
    • Signal other equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
    • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.
    • Measures, marks, and records openings and distances to lay out areas where construction work will be performed.
    • Always have something to do (i.e., grease equipment, clean trucks/trailer/tools, etc) when "down time" is necessary.
    • Train as needed.
    • Assist Foreman in any Daily/Job paperwork as necessary.
    • Attend all training sessions required by management.
    • Clean up all jobsites at the end of each day to assure that all trash is removed and the jobsite looks better than before we started the job.
    • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

      Job Qualifications

      • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
      • Experience: At least one year of heavy equipment operating
      • Licenses/Certifications: Class A CDL, REQUIRED; OSHA 10 (preferred)
      • Must meet all Laborer Requirements


        • Excellent verbal and written communication
        • Safe Problem Solving Skills
        • Stays On Task
        • Able To Read Construction Prints
        • Critical thinking

Keywords: Berry-It, Inc., Kokomo , Operator-Kokomo, Other , Kokomo, Indiana

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