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Lead Technician / Heavy Equipment Operator

Government and Military

Engineering Equipment Operator


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is looking for an experienced equipment operator / lead environmental technician to be based out of our Pittsburgh, PA Office. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the operation of heavy equipment such as tracked excavators, bulldozers, loaders, off-road dump trucks and/or skid steer loaders on environmental remediation / construction projects. In addition to the primary equipment operation duties, a Lead Technician will also be expected to provide limited supervisory duties of project crews, be willing and able to complete project related paperwork, perform general maintenance & repairs of company equipment, be a mentor to younger field staff, and understand and promote safety in accordance with company policies & procedures.

A valid driver’s license is required. OSHA 40-Hour Training is required but not mandatory. The company will provide training if necessary. The selected individual must be able to work in protective clothing, including a respirator. Assignments may include work on out-of-town projects that may require the individual to travel for extended periods (3-4 weeks) at a project site.

Minimum Requirements

Vocational/technical training beyond high school and at least 5 years of job-related experience or equivalent. Position may require a thorough knowledge in the particular area of specialization plus a broad knowledge of other disciplines. Good written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software application; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.