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Vectrus Heavy Equipment Operator in Iraq

Overview

  • Under the direction of the Heavy Equipment Supervisor, the Heavy Equipment Operator operates and maintains a variety of heavy vehicles and other 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. The Heavy Equipment Operator operates heavy equipment, such as 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. The Heavy Equipment also 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. The heavy equipment operator is 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 heavy vehicles and other 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, such as 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.

  • Host Country Driver's License is required

  • RTCH License is preferred.

  • Experience:

  • Must have two (2) years of experience operating a 10K forklift or larger as an equipment operator.

  • OCN Qualifications/Experience Requirements:

  • High school degree or equivalent

  • Three (3) years of Heavy Equipment Operator experience.

  • RTCH License is preferred.

  • Skills:

  • Must read, write, and speak English fluently

  • 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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