AECOM Heavy Equipment Operator Lead in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Business Line Government

Position Title Heavy Equipment Operator Lead

Kuwait - Al Ahmadi

Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

URS/AECOM has an opening for a­ Heavy Equipment Operator Lead in Kuwait.

THIS IS A SURGE LEVEL OF EFFORT POSITION. THESE POSITIONS ARE TEMPORARY AND COULD LAST FROM 90 – 120 DAYS, WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A $2,500 DEPLOYMENT BONUS AND COMPLETION BONUS OF $7,500. ADDITIONAL CONTRACT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES MAY BE AVAILABLE AFTER TEMPORARY POSITIONS. .

­1. May operate one or several types of heavy equipment such as bulldozers, front-end loaders, scrapers/graders, backhoes, excavators, or compactors to excavate, move, load and grade earth. May operate other power equipment at construction sites such as air compressors, road saws, trenchers and pumps.

  1. Performs digging, leveling and grading operations; builds beams, grades roads, levels ground and performs other similar tasks using construction equipment.

  2. Operates heavy paving and surfacing equipment to lay, spread or compact concrete, asphalt and other surface materials during road construction.

  3. Loads and moves dirt, rocks, equipment, and materials using crawler tractors, shovels, graders, and related equipment.

  4. Coordinates machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.

  5. Conducts pre-operational checks and lubricates and refills gas to equipment as required.

  6. Performs generalized maintenance and safety checks on equipment and minor repairs and uploads and downloads supplies, equipment, containers and flat racks.

  7. Ensure strict compliance to safety practices and support the AC FIRST Safety Policies and Procedures.

  8. Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries.

  9. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • CDL license required.

  • 2-5 years’ experience operating construction/heavy equipment required.

Specialized knowledge and skills:

a) Must have a good understanding of earthmoving techniques.

b) Must be knowledgeable with routine maintenance on assigned equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed on them.

c) Must be capable of performing close tolerance work safely and productively.

d) Must have good written and oral English communications skills.

e) Must be able to observe all safety (to include wearing required personal safety equipment), security, and health requirements for office, warehouse, and outside environment.

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Maintenance

Country Kuwait

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 167015BR