Overland Contracting, Inc. Operator Equipment - Gen Fore in Walton, Kentucky
Operator Equipment - Gen Fore
Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black & Veatch company, provides construction services in the open/merit shop arena. Since 1996, OCI has been an industry leader in building vital infrastructure and provides a comprehensive range of construction services in the areas of power generation, power delivery, telecommunications, and water. Tailored to fit our clients' project-specific needs, services are available through direct hire or subcontract options utilizing open or merit shop labor in support of EPC projects, as well as construction-only work for the water, energy and telecommunications markets.
Manage and supervise the operating of one or several types of power construction equipment to excavate, move and/or grade material. Plan and coordinate the efforts of the foremen and crewmen under his/her supervision and motivate them to accomplish the work safely, correctly and efficiently. Supervise other crafts at levels appropriate to training and skills as requested by project supervision.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be able to perform all of the principal duties and accountabilities of workers under his/her supervision. • Lead and support all safety related processes and programs as requested. Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries. Lead, complete, and sign off on daily pre-job safety planning in the appropriate format. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or mitigate hazards. Assure all crew members understand, participate, and sign all pre-job safety planning tools at start and end of shift. • Be proficient in scheduling, material control, unit man-hour performance, estimating fundamentals, and job cost management in the Field Process Management System (FPMS). • Be able to create and execute a 4 week schedule and monitor the foreman’s one week schedule. Monitor/plan crew goals and proactively make changes necessary to keep crews on track with goals. • Review and approve crew's timecards for correct hours and phase coding. • Participate in incident investigations and report accidents and act to prevent future occurrences to project management and site safety. Assist in leading the investigation process as needed and review accidents and the causes with employees. • Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e. back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens). • Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately. • Listen to other employees and supervisor's suggestions, complaints, problems, safety concerns and recommendations, evaluate each and then devise and implement a plan of action based on that evaluation. Consult with supervisor and if needed HR on any issues. • Coordinate and communicate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job. • Assure Foreman are providing on-the-job training to craft workers. • Train/teach safety practices, policies and procedures related to an employee's assigned tasks and ensure that foremen do the same. • Assure Foreman perform task planning to safely and efficiently carry out all aspects of that work assigned. • Plan and communicate with supervisor to assure that an adequate supply of tools, materials and equipment are available. • Understand and periodically review project master schedule. Prepare and monitor the progress of the work accomplished relative to the Short Interval Schedule. • Gain a complete understanding of the scope of work and the related parts of the project. Develop a thorough understanding of the project plans, specifications and schedule as they relate to that portion of the work assigned; review with foremen at start of and throughout the task. Delegate and communicate safety concerns, work scope, plans, budgeted man-hours and schedules to the foremen. • Monitor productivity rates and review with foremen. Prepare daily reports completely and accurately. • Assure employees produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards. Ensure all Quality Control forms are available and being completed in a timely manner. Review, approve and submit to supervisor. • Inspect subordinate's work for compliance with the, contract plans, specifications, and industry standards. Ensure that correct construction procedures are followed during installation. Point out deficiencies, explain them, and take corrective action needed. • Ensure that construction equipment is correctly operated, maintained, in good working order, and Daily Equipment Inspections are completed for equipment being utilized. • Complete performance reviews for subordinates according to Craft Performance Assessment (CPA) Guidelines and assure foreman is completing reviews of craft workers. Ensure that subordinates are qualified to perform their work as it relates to their level.
Experience working as a journeyman and supervisor heavy equipment operator and a strong working knowledge of the operating and rigging crafts is required. Must have working knowledge of the operating limitations and safe work practices associated with each piece of equipment being operated. A copy of the executed Medical Examiner's Certificate must be on file before any operation begins. Commercial driver's license is required when the equipment will be operated on public roads. Must set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality, and productivity for the members of his/her crew. Must have leadership abilities and organizational skills. Must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
One or more of the following NCCER Certifications: NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations NCCER Highway / Heavy Construction NCCER Rigger NCCER Site Layout NCCER Fundamentals of Crew Leadership NCCER Project Supervision NCCER Project Management
Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black and Veatch subsidiary, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. OCI does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.