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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Bering Straits Native Corporation
Location: Perryville
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:


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Eagle Eye Electric, LLC, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation, is currently seeking local qualified Heavy Equipment Operators for a lead-contaminated soil removal project located in Perry County, Missouri. Site work is anticipated to occur from March through November 2022. The remediation project involves excavating contaminated soil from residential properties, hauling the material to a local repository, and backfilling the excavations with clean material as well as other site restoration activities. We are hiring qualified operators to excavate and backfill the residential properties to meet the specifications outlined in the contract with the US EPA.



The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.

* Operate mini excavators to medium size excavators in a safe and efficient manner.
* Stockpile and load the excavator material into either single axle or tandem dump trucks.
* Backfill the properties with clean fill material.
* Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
* Clean equipment as scheduled and/or required.
* Support on site remediation effort as directed by the Site Superintendent and/or the Foreman.
* Ensure equipment is safely and securely stored.
* Practice workplace safety.
* Be able to work in a team environment under the direction of the Site Superintendent/Foreman.
* Maintain a drug free workplace.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required (Minimum) Qualifications

* Must have completed 40 HOUR HAZWOPER and current 8 HOUR refresher.
* Must have completed OSHA 10 Construction Outreach training.
* High School Diploma or GED.
* More than 5,000 hours of heavy equipment operator experience specifically in excavators on environmental remediation projects.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

* Knowledge of excavators and equipment safety.
* Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage.
* Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures.
* Experience working on contaminated sites involving but not limited to environmental investigation and remediation projects. Activities include transporting contaminated soil from excavation site to repository. Hauling activity may also include transporting clean backfill material to project locations.


* Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience operating a variety of excavating equipment including excavators, skid steers, and loaders.
* Experience working on complex environmental investigation and remediation sites.
* Experience working on projects under contract with the Federal Government.
* First Aid/CPR trained.
* Local to St. Francois County, communities include Bonne Terre, Bismarck, Valles Mines, Farmington, French Village.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about. Truck driver must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient way.


* This position is subject to federal or company requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination or regular testing. Details to be provided by the hiring manager. Employees are expected to comply with all current and future federal and company requirements.


* This position is not subject to federal requirements regarding Department of Transportation "safety-sensitive" functions.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Job is performed outdoors with almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises. Work environment is primarily anticipated year round.


* No supervisory responsibilities.


As a condition of employment, you will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and have acceptable background check results. If applicable to the contract, you must also obtain the appropriate clearance levels required and be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an equal opportunity employer/Veterans/Disabled. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

Keywords: Bering Straits Native Corporation, Evansville , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Perryville, Indiana

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