DynCorp International LLC. Equipment Operator in KANDAHAR, Afghanistan

Job Summary

The Equipment Operator is responsible for operating earth moving equipment in a safe and effective manner.

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Operate earth moving equipment in a safe and effective manner to minimize risk of injury, property damage, or loss of life; equipment may include, but is not limited to, Motor Grader, Front End Loader, Back Hoe, Excavator, Vibratory Roller, Water Truck, Ditch Witch Trencher, or Bob Cat Skid Steer/Track Steer
  • Inspect, clean, and perform operator level maintenance on equipment in accordance with standards
  • Closely interact with the customer for movement of materials and equipment
  • Perform daily safety checks to ensure equipment is in safe operating condition
  • Follow related safety regulations, contract requirements, company policies, and operating procedures
  • Ensure equipment is properly utilized, maintained, and stored
  • Complete necessary documentation, reporting, and limited office duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of equipment safety, maintenance, and storage
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently in order to understand equipment load charts and coordinate earth movement to standard of project
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience operating earth moving equipment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Prefer Equipment Operator training and certificate from National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) or verifiable military or civilian Equipment Operator training from construction field
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds, bend, stoop, and work safely around equipment, materials, supplies, and other items to be handled
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

Travel

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Primary Location: AFGHANISTAN-OCONUS-KANDAHAR

Job Posting: Nov 20, 2016, 4:42:41 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: FNA1604086