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Equipment Operator New Mexico #638879

Job Category: Craft Workers
Position Type: Full-Time


While not all inclusive, the following is a list of tasks to be performed and or coordinated:
1. Have appropriate licenses and certifications to operate the equipment being used
2. Prepare pre-trip vehicle inspection and complete prior to leaving the yard including checking all fluids, tires, lights and all signals as listed on pre-trip
3. Fully understand the piece of Equipment
4. Develop DDWP for job
5. Participate in developing DDWP on job sites when working on location with crews
6. Help to identify hazards on jobsite
7. Participate in safe work, behavioral safety audits, and near hits
8. Be aware of the dangers associated with hazardous atmospheres
9. Gather appropriate job permits
10. Fill out permits correctly and have the appropriate information and signatures for the specific job
11. Perform tasks assigned by Crew Lead or Foreman
12. Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner
13. Load and Unload material
14. Remove and setting electrical transformers and shoring boxes
15. Digging and back filling various types of ditches and trenches
16. Shoot elevations with eye level
17. Test job site for immediate respiratory dangers such as H2S or oxygen deficient atmospheres and have knowledge on how to read a monitor
18. Perform monthly tool audits
19. Ensure compliance of equipment (vehicle registration / fire extinguisher)
20. Develop a general knowledge of KSI PPM-SOP’s and frequently refer to SOP manual
21. Follow all KSI and Customer Policies and Procedures


• 1 Year experience minimum
• Prefer 2-3 Years experience


• B-Best observer trained
• Ability to communicate with employees and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner
• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
• Knowledge of Lock Out / Tag Out Process
• Ability to read and write in English
• Knowledge of rigging and binding equipment and loads
• How to use gas monitors and load charts
• Ability to operate various types of equipment controls (Case, John Deer, Cat etc.)


All candidates must pass a pre employment physical examination, drug / alcohol screen, hold a valid driver’s license, pass a motor vehicle record check and be insurable through KSI’s insurance carrier, criminal background check and E-verify as a condition of successful consideration for employment.


Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work in harsh weather for long periods of time. Depending on the phase of the job, all personnel are required to work in conditions where physical demands can consist of placing one’s body in various positions to inspect and to accomplish certain tasks such as:
• Sitting
• Standing