2152 Experienced Equipment Operator Jobs in United States

Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc.
Montoursville, PA | Full Time
$50k-67k (estimate)
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Glenn O Hawbaker Inc
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Experienced Equipment Operator

Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. Montoursville, PA
$50k-67k (estimate)
Full Time 3 Months Ago


Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. (GOH), a leader in heavy highway construction since 1952, is seeking experienced equipment operators. GOH equipment operators operate heavy, material‑moving construction equipment to excavate, prepare, maintain, and/or repair civil and heavy highway ‑ related projects. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Safely operate heavy equipment in and among live traffic and in a safe and effective manner.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks/procedures, as well as equipment lubrication.
  • Wear personal protective equipment.
  • Meet performance and technical standards.
  • Comply with company quality control standards and procedures.
  • Provide guidance and encouragement to promote teamwork that increases productivity and efficiency.
  • Read grade stakes and use a lock level.
  • Assist with approved loading and tie-down procedure.
  • Complete required paperwork including Operator's Daily Report.
  • Perform manual labor such as digging or shoveling, assisting with placement of pipe and material, or other manual labor duties.
  • Communicate with Equipment Manager, Shop Superintendent, Leader, customers and peers concerning equipment and job-related problems.
  • Exercise proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
  • Frequently work more than 40 hours per week and non-traditional hours including night shift, Saturdays, and occasionally Sundays.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.
  • This is a safety-sensitive position.

Knowledge of:

  • OSHA safe trenching regulations.
  • Utility installation.
  • Heavy construction equipment operation.
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Construction operations.
  • Basic and routine construction drawings, blueprints, sketches, diagrams and specifications.
  • Soils, aggregate fill materials, bases, proper mixing and compacting techniques.
  • Quality control standards and procedures.
  • Prefer knowledge of GPS/LPS for respective machine.

Ability to:

  • Recognize problems or errors at work site related to position.
  • Make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment and detect problems with equipment.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Learn and follow GOH Company policies and procedures.
  • Work with indirect supervision.


  • Must be prompt, reliable, and dependable.
  • Must have a valid driver's license for the state in which you resided with acceptable driving record per company minimum standards for drivers.


  • Prefer high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prefer certificate or degree in Heavy Equipment Operation or related field.

Experience: Applicants may be considered for equipment operator 1, 2, 3, or 4 depending on relevant experience.

Physical Requirements:

* Constantly (67%-100%) work in field environment with exposure to dust, exhaust fumes, noise, and vibration.

* Constantly (67%-100%) lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

* Constantly (67%-100%) climb in and out of equipment safely and operate levers or pedals to make fine, highly controlled muscular movements to adjust the position of control mechanisms.

* Constantly (67%-100%) wear required personal protective equipment.

* Constantly (67%-100%) work in extreme hot and cold and adverse weather conditions.

* Constantly (67%-100%) work and walk on uneven terrain.

* Constantly (67%-100%) bend, sit, stoop, and stand for long periods of time in the outdoor weather.

* Frequently (33%-67%) shovel and perform other manual labor.

* Frequently (33%-67%) sit for prolonged periods of time.

* Frequently (33%-67%) work for prolonged periods with unscheduled breaks.



What started as a small excavation company in State College, PA, has grown into an award-winning 1000-employee heavy highway construction enterprise operating over 21 quarries and 7 asphalt production facilities across most of Pennsylvania, and parts of Ohio, southern New York, and northern West Virginia. But the mission from 70 years ago remains the same: build, serve, and advance local communities.

One of the communities we serve is our employee community. We strongly believe our people are our credentials. Our truck drivers, mechanics, field personnel, equipment operators, plant personnel, and administrative team members are motivated, hard-working professionals who are passionate about excellence. Our goal is to operate with a premiere workforce, recognizing the power of incorporating all walks of life, cultures, and different ways of thinking into our organization. As a result, GOH is comprised of the BEST professionals within the construction industry – and they are rewarded for it.

We offer competitive pay and a superlative DAY ONE benefits plan including medical, dental, vision, retirement, profit sharing, life insurance, paid time off, holiday pay, and more. At GOH, 50% of our employees have been promoted up to their current positions, as career development and professional advancement are keys to our success. We give employees the resources needed to be successful by investing in training and development annually.

To learn more about GOH, visit our website at www.goh-inc.com

GOH is an equal opportunity employer.




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If you are interested in becoming an Equipment Operator, you need to understand the job requirements and the detailed related responsibilities. Of course, a good educational background and an applicable major will also help in job hunting. Below are some tips on how to become an Equipment Operator for your reference.

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of an Accountant.

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Conducts regular maintenance on assigned equipment and strictly adheres to maintenance requirements.

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Sustain a safe work area by setting up appropriate barricades, warning devices and proper vehicle and equipment placement.

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Take precaution to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers or falling objects.

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Step 2: Knowing the best tips for becoming an Accountant can help you explore the needs of the position and prepare for the job-related knowledge well ahead of time.

Career tips from people on Equipment Operator jobs

Operators should be alert, detail-oriented and familiar with safety and health guidelines.

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Six months verifiable experience within last two years of equipment operator experience, preferred.

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Several states required special licenses to operate specific equipment such as loaders and backhoes.

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Vocational training programs are also an option for becoming a heavy equipment operator.

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Ability to operate other heavy equipment is an asset but not required.

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