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Vectrus Heavy Equipment Operator (Crane) in Iraq

Overview

Under the supervision of the Fleet Operations Supervisor, the Heavy Equipment Operator (Crane) operates and maintains a variety of cranes and heavy equipment. Loads and unloads supplies and equipment from ships, docks, warehouses, motor vehicles, and moves hazardous materials as required into machinery for recycling, such as box crushers, or conveyor belts. Operates heavy equipment, cranes, clamshells, power shovels, motor graders, heavy loaders, carryalls, bulldozers, rollers, scrapers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scrapper attachments. Equipment is used to excavate, load, or move dirt, gravel, or non-hazardous and hazardous materials. Uses equipment such as cranes or lifts to put non-hazardous waste into large incinerators or open air burn pits when directed. Operator may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans, and may grease, adjust, and make emergency repairs to equipment. Designated as the secondary operator of the incinerator. Will operate any non-hazardous waste disposal in accordance with the location Solid Waste Management plan.

Responsibilities

This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

  • Operates and maintains a variety of cranes and heavy equipment.

  • Loads and unloads supplies and equipment from ships, docks, warehouses, motor vehicles, and moves hazardous materials as required into machinery for recycling, such as box crushers, or conveyor belts.

  • Operates heavy equipment, cranes, clamshells, power shovels, motor graders, heavy loaders, carryalls, bulldozers, rollers, scrapers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scrapper attachments.

  • Equipment is used to excavate, load, or move dirt, gravel, or non-hazardous and hazardous materials.

  • Uses equipment such as cranes or lifts to put non-hazardous waste into large incinerators or open air burn pits when directed.

  • Operator may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans, and may grease, adjust, and make emergency repairs to equipment.

  • Designated as the secondary operator of the incinerator.

  • Will operate any non-hazardous waste disposal in accordance with the location Solid Waste Management plan.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certifications: One-year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must be CAC eligible and/or able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC)

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Experience:

  • Military or defense contractor training and experience on U.S. Army supply systems preferred. Must have two (2) years of experience operating a 10K forklift or crane or larger as an equipment operator.

  • Certifications and Licenses for OCNS and ANs:

  • Valid US driver’s license and Department of Transportation (DOT) certification in crane operations.

  • HAZWOPER: 40-Hr, 24-Hr, and 8-Hr Refresher; HAZCOM (GHS); Upper Respiratory Protection; Confined Space; Lock Out / Tag Out (LO/TO); Respiratory Fit Testing; SCBA Training, Safe Incinerator Use. All trainings will be refreshed annually and conducted via in-person and online trainings. Previously or currently certified/licensed to operate Kalmar (MHE) type equipment. CDL License or equivalent.

  • Skills:

  • Ability to operate a Crane and Heavy Equipment

  • Ability to perform safety inspections of crane, heavy equipment, wire rope, hooks, slings and rigging

  • Communicates professionally, both orally and in writing

  • Interact professionally with the customer, military, and other agency officials

  • Working Conditions:

  • Must be capable of working in an extreme weather conditions with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Indoor and/or outdoor environment with very adverse and harsh conditions (i.e., hot, dry, duty, desert environment with average temperatures of 30 degrees in the winter and 130 degrees in the summer months).

  • Includes some industrial production environment conditions as well.

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations. PPE includes, but is not limited to, head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.

  • Must comply with all Fire and Safety Regulations and post policies.

    We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

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