Excavator Operator

Capital Outsourcing is hiring an Excavator Operator for Vilanculos.

  • Learn and follow safety regulations
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects
  • Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, or other materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, power cranes, shovels, graders, or related equipment
  • Start engines, move throttles, switches, or levers, or depress pedals to operate machines, such as bulldozers, trench excavators, road graders, or backhoes
  • Drive and manoeuvre equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, or rocks or to distribute and level earth or terrain
  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members
  • Operate tractors or bulldozers to perform such tasks as clearing land, mixing sludge, trimming backfills, or building roadways or parking lots
  • Operate loaders to pull out stumps, rip asphalt or concrete, rough-grade properties, bury refuse, or perform general clean up
  • Check fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability
  • Locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work
  • Connect hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkages, or power take off shafts to tractors
  • Operate equipment to demolish or remove debris or to remove snow from streets, roads, or parking lots
  • Turn valves to control air or water output of compressors or pumps
  • Push other equipment when extra traction or assistance is required
  • Drive tractor-trailer trucks to move equipment from site to site
  • Talk to clients and study instructions, plans, or diagrams to establish work requirements
  • Operate compactors, scrapers, or rollers to level, compact, or cover refuse at disposal grounds
  • Signal operators to guide movement of tractor-drawn machines
  • Operate road watering, oiling, or rolling equipment, or street sealing equipment, such as chip spreaders
  • Compile cost estimates for jobs
  • Perform specialized work, using equipment such as pile drivers, dredging rigs, drillers, or concrete pumpers
  • Able to move for 3 months to the site
  • Minimum 5 year experience in the field
  • Minimum Grade 12 or the equivalent
  • Ability to speak both Portuguese and English
  • Ability to work accurately with good attention to detail in all work
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise work
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to communicate on all levels
  • The flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Professional integrity and honesty
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Flexible approach to working time to meet deadlines/peak workloads
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications


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  • Publicado 04.07.2014
  • Expira 31.07.2014
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