Heavy Equipment Operator, Williamsburg, VA

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Williamsburg, VA

Heavy Equipment Operator
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States

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Heavy Equipment Operator


Amentum is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator located in the Williamsburg area of Virgina. The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for safe and efficient operation of various equipment including, but not limited to, graders, tractors, backhoes, front end loaders, dump trucks, mowers, and trash trucks. May also include forklifts and front skid steer loaders.   The Heavy Equipment Operators are part of the Road & Grounds maintenance team and as such will spend a significant portion of their time performing a variety of task associated with maintaining base roads, grounds, landscaping, and other O&M tasks.



Operate, drive, and control heavy equipment.
Load and unload equipment from vehicles.
Have complete knowledge of machine settings.
Check and maintain equipment functionality often.
Keep performance records of machine functionality regularly.
Provide preemptive maintenance on equipment to prevent malfunction and report issues for larger repairs.
Comply with company safety policies and procedures.
Conduct pre-trip and post-trip evaluations of equipment.
Awareness of workplace safety practices.
Ability to make decisions that prevent accidents and damage to property.
Hand and foot coordination.
Good communication skills, both oral and written.  
Ability to work as a team.
Strong critical thinking ability.
High attention to detail.
Knowledge of both manual and electronic operations.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

High school diploma or GED.  
Have an up-to-date Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) .
Clean driving record.
Experience: at least three years of experience operating heavy equipment.
Government issued clearance at time of application



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.


Security Clearance Required: Yes

Amentum / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBAMN R0083761 2023. 03. 10

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