Sweetman Const. Co. Equipment Operator - Quarry in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

This position starts out at $15.65 and up, depending on experience.


Operate one or more types of heavy equipment used in quarry operations to excavate, move and grade earth or to scoop, lift and transport rock, sand and gravel to and from storage or processing areas, to feed conveyors, hoppers, chutes, rail cars, or trucks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Operating large-scale power equipment, such as front-end loaders.

  • Controlling machines and processes using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity.

  • Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

  • Lubricating, adjusting, or repairing machinery and replace parts.

  • Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid driver's license required.


  • Hours may vary. Early morning / late days.

  • Some Saturday shifts may be required.