AECOM Heavy Equipment Operator – Casual Status in East Peoria, Illinois

Business Line Government

Position Title Heavy Equipment Operator – Casual Status

United States of America - Illinois

East Peoria

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking Heavy Equipment Operators to work rotating shifts on a casual status basis in East Peoria, IL! Work schedule may include any shift and any day of the week, based on business demand and weather conditions.

Candidates must be flexible. Individuals hired into these positions work on a “casual status” basis, which does not guarantee a minimum number of work hours and provides only limited medical benefits. These positions can lead to full time permanent as the positions become available within the organization.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: proficiently and safely operate excavators, motor graders, wheel loaders, and track type tractors to perform Endurance Testing and/or earthmoving projects using detailed instructions.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate ability to operate site-specific equipment during the interview process.

For more information, please contact Tracy Story at tracy.story@aecom.com!

Within AECOM, our group provides facilities and production maintenance services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and commercial sites worldwide.

  • We run our own crews of Production Maintenance Techs, CNC Service Techs, Automation Techs, Industrial Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics, Industrial HVAC Techs, Planner/ Schedulers, Supervisors and safety professionals inside our customers’ facilities to keep their infrastructure operating smoothly.

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Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  2. Three years of experience operating heavy equipment.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.

  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.

  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.

  • Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.

  • Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.

  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Three continuous years of experience operating excavators, motor graders, wheel loaders, and track type tractors.

  2. Ability to interpret drawings and use GPS, UTS, and AccuGrade Machine Control Systems proficiently.

  3. Ability to utilize current equipment controls.

  4. Experience working under a structured safety program.

  5. Experience with OSHA guidelines with a strong understanding and compliance for all machine families regarding ditch depth and back sloping.

  6. Experience in truck-loading skills with 90 and 180 degree swing.

  7. Experience in cutting a back slope, side slope and V ditch.

  8. Experience in identifying and understanding the difference between crown and sheet drainage on road projects.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Maintenance

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 170313BR