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Landscape Equipment Operator

Company: HAYDON BUILDING CORP
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

*Essential Job Functions*

* Learn and follow safety regulations.
* Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
* Locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work.
* Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
* Operate heavy equipment including water truck, back hoe, gang mower, bobcat, trencher, skiploader with bucket and crane truck for a variety of landscape maintenance and repair operations.
* May direct the work of employees operating equipment on a training basis.
* Identify equipment needs for each assigned project.
* Assist in the maintenance of large turf areas including mowing, thatching, plugging, and installing new turf areas as required.
* Perform watering of non-irrigated landscaped areas.
* Respond to inquiries from the general public.
* Perform a wide variety of general landscape duties including water, weed, prune, renovate and fertilize shrubs, trees, flower beds and landscape areas as required.
* Assist in the maintenance and installation of irrigation systems; set clocks; perform repairs.
* Perform a wide variety of general grounds and facility maintenance work as required including raking leaves, cleaning walkways, removing debris.
* Assist with mixing and applying insecticides, herbicides and related work.
* Perform routine preventive maintenance on mowing equipment and hand and power tools used in the work.
* Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

*Qualifications*

* 3+ years' experience in the operation of heavy landscaping equipment and general landscape maintenance work.
* Knowledge of heavy equipment including back hoe, gang mower, trencher, skip loader and bob cat.
* Ability to follow traffic laws, ordinances and rules applicable to heavy equipment operation.
* Use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment and power tools and equipment required for the work in a safe and efficient manner.
* Work effectively in the absence of supervision.
* Understand and carry out both verbal and written directions.
* Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license and have acceptable driving record that allows insurability under Earthscapes' insurance plan.
* Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch squat, stoop, reach, twist, climb, and lift 50 lbs.
* Requires exposure to cold, heat, noise, outdoors, confining work space, electrical hazards, chemicals, dust, and mechanical hazards.
* Assist in the training and supervision of others and in the safe operation of equipment.
* Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.

Haydon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.00 - $26.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: HAYDON BUILDING CORP, Phoenix , Landscape Equipment Operator, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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