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Heavy Equipment Operator

Position Title:Heavy Equipment Operator

Department: Field Operations

Location: Athens, AL

Essential Job Functions:

Operate various equipment such as:
Dozer, Wheel Loader, Excavator, Trencher, AT Truck, Skid Steer, Scraper Tractor and Pan(s), Grader, Paver, Milling Machine, Roller, Track Loader, Sweeper

  • Ensure all work is completed according to required standards and plans
  • Willing to work on the ground to complete tasks as needed
  • Complete daily equipment inspections and report any issues immediately
  • Maintain good relationships with Crew Members, Foremen, Superintendents, and other co-workers at all times
  • Represent and promote Grayson Carter and Son in a professional and honest manner
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Communicate and convey information effectively
  • Must be physically able to stand, walk, sit, crouch, kneel, climb, and periodically lift 50 pounds
  • Knowledge of OSHA Standards
  • Ability to obtain Arsenal and FBI Badge preferred but not required
  • Dependable transportation
  • Willing to be trained
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on all job sites as required
  • Work weekends and overtime as needed
  • Committed to attending work each day
  • Able to pass pre-employment drug screen


  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance available
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Account with Company Match
  • Growth opportunities available
  • Annual salary reviews with performance based increases