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Heavy Equipment Operator Earth Moving Equipment

Government and Military

Engineering Equipment Operator


Niamey, Niamey, Niger


Amentum is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator / Earth Moving Equipment Operator (HEO) for a position located in Niger, Africa, on an Installation Sustainment Services contract supporting the Air Force. The HEO will be responsible for using graders, bull dozers, back hoes and other earth moving equipment to improve and maintain roads, drainage canals and ditches, and infrastructure. Duties may also include driving dump trucks, road sweepers, forklifts, and other equipment. The HEO will perform other duties as assigned by Lodging Manager or Program leadership IAW international, US, Air Force, PWS criteria and any other industry standards/criteria.

The HEO will be available to work schedules 24/7.


  • Must have three (3) years of similar experience preferably on a US military installation with a similar mission/project of scope and nature

  • Excellent organizational, time management and customer service skills

  • Microsoft Office and computer skills

  • Previous work experience in an austere OCONUS environment with a multi-national workforce

  • Valid driver's license and passport

  • CDL

  • Ability to obtain and maintain base clearance

  • Ability to successfully pass contract medical requirements and maintain requirements for duration of deployment

  • Country visa (as required in line with the U.S. Department of State Foreign Clearance Guide)


  • Experience providing excellent customer service in supporting contract responsibilities

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules and under pressure of deadlines while maintaining performance standards


High school diploma or equivalent


This position may be located in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere environment. Employees must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere, extreme environment. Employees must be willing and able to perform physical activities including, but not limited to, heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time.

Amentum will never charge a recruiting fee.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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