Bulldozer Operator

Phillips & Jordan Inc – West Palm Beach, FL

Phillips & Jordan (P&J) is a privately held, woman-owned, heavy civil and infrastructure contractor established in 1952. Our Core Values and Priorities Integrity, Safety, Quality, and Production guide our daily business practices. P&J is committed to a People First Philosophy that entails no harm to person, property, the environment, or our reputation. We focus on 3 primary service areas: Heavy Civil Construction (Power Generation, Water Resources, and Industrial & Commercial), Right-of-Way Access & Construction (Power Delivery and Pipeline Services), and Disaster Response.

P&J is a national contractor that is registered to do business in all 50 states, currently has a workforce of approximately 1,200 employees, and owns and operates an extensive fleet of heavy and specialized pieces of equipment. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, P&J maintains regional offices in California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas. At P&J, our greatest resource is our employees, and we are proud to have many second and third generation employees that have chosen to build their careers with P&J.

P&J is a proven innovator, a proven leader, and a proven solution in the industry, and we have built a reputation for taking on some of the most challenging, difficult projects and successfully completing them on, or even ahead of, schedule. P&J employs a top notch workforce, and we are always in need of new employees who are dependable professionals with experience in the construction industry. We are seeking safety conscious individuals who have a positive, can-do attitude, work well with others, and want to advance their careers.

Join the P&J team today and become a valued member of our company.

Summary:

This position is responsible for operating several types of construction equipment such as dump trucks, bulldozers, front end loaders, graders, tracked excavators or water trucks to excavate, move, grade, and load earth into haul trucks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Learn and follow safety regulations
Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects
Locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work
Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met
Adjust hand wheels and depress pedals to control attachments, such as blades, buckets, scrapers, or swing booms
Start engines; move throttles, switches, or levers; or depress pedals to operate machines, such as bulldozers, trench excavators, road graders, or backhoes
Coordinate machine actions with other activities, position or move loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members
Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, or other materials using trucks, crawler tractors, power cranes, shovels, graders, or related equipment
Check fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability
Drive and maneuver equipment with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, or rocks or to distribute and level earth or terrain

Requirements:

Follow safety regulations
Follow instructions and meet set standards
Judge distances and slopes accurately
Make decisions based on verifiable standards
Must be able to stoop, bend, and crouch and use hands, arms, and legs fully
Must have good vision and hearing (either naturally or with correction)
Frequently lift up to 80 pounds, and the ability to carry objects weighing 50 pounds or less
Work dusty or dirty surroundings
Pass construction equipment operator qualification testing/observation

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma preferred
Two-three years verifiable and relevant experience

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