• Heavy Equipment Operator

    PRIDE IndustriesEl Paso, TX 79916

    Job #1520299331

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    PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:

    Job Description

    PRIDE Industries

    Job Description

    Job: Heavy Equipment Operator

    Job Code: 745 - BL-Heavy Equip Operator

    SCA Occup: 23440 Heavy Equipment Operator

    Salary Grade Federal Wage Determination or Collective Bargaining Agreement

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Approval Date: March 2017


    Under general supervision, employees in this job class operate heavy equipment such as cranes, clamshells, power shovels, motor graders, heavy loaders, carryalls, bulldozers, rollers, scrapers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scrapper attachments to maintain and repair roads, parking facilities, airfields, and firebreaks. This job class requires knowledge of preventative and corrective maintenance programs for roads, parking facilities, and airfields.


      • Operates heavy equipment used in excavation, backfilling, and loading operations used to excavate, load, or move dirt, gravel, or other materials. Equipment may include backhoe, large and small tractors, loader, trencher, grader blade, snow blade, dump truck, flatbed truck, pickup truck, hand and portable electric tools.
      • Monitors and reviews equipment, structures, materials, events, and environment to detect and assess problems. Identifies the cause and evaluates results for the best solution.
      • Reads and interprets grade and slope stakes and simple plans.
      • Manages material resources, and time; orders needed materials, and accounts for materials on paper. Completes work within allotted time limits and for acceptable quality standards.
      • Adheres to procedures, regulations and guidelines while minimizing errors and safety risks.
      • Drives vehicle equipped with tools and materials to job sites.
      • May grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment.
    1. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

    2. Denotes Essential Job Function


    • One year of work experience in roads and ground maintenance, or demonstrated ability to properly use heavy equipment, and knowledge of road maintenance standards;

    • CDL or other special classification of operators' license may be required.

    • Mathematics to calculate material usage, complete logs, time sheets, notate mileage, and to accurate use measuring tools, equipment and devices;

    • Knowledge of vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance practices, repairs and techniques;

    • Ability to follow directions, instructions, structured process and procedures;

    • Ability to communicate effectively to provide information, signal others as needed, complete daily records, and to act responsively to inquiries and requests from vendors, customers, management, and to escalate the matters appropriately;

    • Ability to manage and accurately track material resources and time, and adapt to changing work priorities;

    • Ability to follow established safety rules applicable to heavy equipment operators, to maintain a safe environment, and to adapt and respond to potentially hazardous conditions and use the appropriate PPE;

    • Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities, and to build effective working relationships with staff, customers and others;

    • Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving and common sense skills;


    High School Diploma or GED

    Technical/other training


    The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements:

    ClassA License Hazmat End

    Valid Driver's License


    Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance:

    • Maneuvering over uneven ground

    • Maneuvering in, around, and on equipment

    • Climbing and working from high platforms

    • Reaching, pushing, and pulling gears to operate levers, and steering wheel

    • Bending, stooping, and reaching

    • Lifting or moving tools, equipment and/or materials up to 50 pounds


    Work is performed at a customer's location on job sites in a construction environment with various tools, and mechanical, electrical and construction equipment. Transporting to work locations within the site. At times, may be required to work in confined spaces. Employees may be exposed to hazardous equipment, toxic substances, noise from equipment, and depending on external weather conditions, wind, rain, cold, and heat. Travel between facilities and work locations may be required.


    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor's instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

    At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.

    How to Apply

    If you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at ~~~ .PRIDE Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more!

    PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.

    Job ID 2021-12618

    Type Full Time Regular

    Location US-TX-Ft Bliss

    Additional Information This position is on a federal AbilityOne contract that requires that most of the work hours are performed by employees with disabilities. Due to program requirements, this particular position needs to be filled by a person with a disability

    Referral Bonus Eligible? Yes

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