Equipment Operator Labor CDL

Equipment Operator - CDL Laborer

Overview: Looking for an equipment operator to join our growing Turner team in Des Moines, Iowa area. Turner is central Iowa's largest General Contractor by volume specializing in commercial construction of all sizes with a growing self-perform division. Competitive pay and excellent benefits provided including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays!

Position Description: Responsible for operating several types of power construction equipment.

Reports to: Foreman, Superintendent, and Trades Manager

Essential Duties
& Responsibilities:

•Operate powered equipment to facilitate the scope of work as required on the project
•Powered equipment to be classified as earth moving, excavation, material handling, and aerial including, but not limited to excavators, bulldozers, loaders, skidsteers, back hoes, graders, water trucks, dump trucks, street sweepers, fork lifts, shooting boom forklifts, scissor lifts, and boom lifts.
•Deliver construction equipment to various job sites per DOT regulations.
•Duties may include but are not limited to performing physical labor in assistance with jobsite clean-up, using mobile cleaning equipment, rough carpentry, site logistics, material handling, traffic control, signaling, fencing, deck and platform building, protection systems, demo and construction waste areas.
•Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment. Initiate and facilitate repairs as needed.
•Clean and maintain the physical appearance of the equipment
•Maintain the fuel storage area and order fuel as needed
•Manage and track utilization of rented equipment onsite. Document the condition of the equipment upon arrival and pickup. Report any damage to the superintendent.
•Manage subcontractor utilization of Turner equipment. Report any damage to the superintendent.
•Manage controlled access areas for operating equipment and loading and unloading
•Assists in the installing and maintenance of traffic control devices.
•Assist with the overall site safety and quality programs as required and ensuring Trade employees/subcontractors compliance with Turner standards and all applicable safety codes, regulations, and jobsite security
•Maintain positive working relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees.
•Ability to travel and accommodate night and weekend work as needed
•Display a high level of teamwork, integrity, commitment, and leadership in daily operations.

**May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Minimum of three (3) years of equipment operating experience and any current, or ability to obtain certifications to operate equipment.
Valid driver's license and Commercial Driver's License Required
Must be able to comprehend safety instructions and signage, communicate effectively in emergency situations and understand written safety instructions from tool and equipment manufacturers

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site or fabrication shop where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.

**May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.