Landscapes Unlimited LLC Equipment Operator in Wichita, Kansas
Landscapes Unlimited, LLC one of the country's premier golf course and recreational development firms has several employment opportunities for equipment operators/ shapers in the Hutchinson area. The Landscapes Unlimited associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you. You're more than welcome.
Performs mechanized equipment operations; operates various pieces of hydraulically operated equipment such as tractors, loaders, backhoes and dozers to cut, move and grade land materials to plan specifications and feature shaping judges; distances and slopes accurately to meet standards; utilizes hand levels, transits and lasers to check grades/elevations; ability to work independently and in cooperation with fellow employees to complete job tasks to specifications, and as a team leader for employee work groups.
Skid Steer and Mini Excavator Skills preferred
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Operates equipment safely with precision and efficiently to meet plan specifications and complete job tasks.
Operates tractors, loaders, trenchers, trackhoes, excavators, backhoes, scrapers and dozers with precision in close proximity to individuals on the ground.
Moves, loads, and spreads materials throughout the project site utilizing mechanized equipment; knows and does not exceed equipment limitations such as capacity and capability.
Performs and assists with feature shaping.
Operates tractors, loaders, trenchers, trackhoes, backhoes, scrapers and dozers in non-stable soil conditions and non-level ground terrain.
Performs preventative maintenance (e.g., fluid levels, greasing of parts, changing filters) and identifies performance and service needs.
Ensures proper working condition and production levels of all assigned equipment; ability to identify and troubleshoot improper equipment working conditions.
Trains others in equipment operation, maintenance and safety procedures.
Performs tasks using best practices, quality techniques and cost-effective methods.
Monitors the operation of assigned equipment to ensure proper working condition and production levels.
Provides training to other operators (Operator I, II, III) in equipment operation, maintenance and safety.
Performs work in a safe manner and in compliance with all Company safety standards and the directions of supervisors.
Demonstrates a commitment to the work and success of the project and the Company by being solution-oriented, having positive interactions with all members of the team, and meeting quality, production and safety expectations set by the supervisor or Superintendent
Performs additional assignments per supervisor’s directions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Knowledge of golf course and or sportsfield construction tasks and execution sequence.
Knowledge of and ability to operate tractors, loaders, trenchers, trackhoes, excavators, backhoes, scrapers and dozers with precision in close proximity to individuals on the ground.
Ability to operate tractors, loaders, trenchers, trackhoes, backhoes, scrapers and dozers in non-stable soil conditions and non-level ground terrain.
Knowledge of and ability to apply math i.e. percentages and square foot measurements as it is used in the construction industry.
Knowledge and ability to identify and perform preventative maintenance i.e. fluid levels, greasing of parts, changing filters; ability to identify performance and service needs.
Knowledge and ability to ensure proper working condition and production levels of all assigned equipment; ability to trouble shoot improper equipment working conditions.
Knowledge, ability, and willingness to train others in equipment operation, maintenance, and safety procedures.
Knowledge of and ability to apply safe operating procedures for assigned equipment.
Ability to distinguish between the physical properties of soils and knowledge of soil compaction methods; means and methods to execute and finish effectively.
Must maintain a professional appearance consistent with the position.
Ability to move individual tools and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds.
Ability to walk entire job site and stand or walk for long periods.
Ability to understand and follow basic verbal instructions to meet quality and accuracy standards and to communicate effectively with team member and supervisors.
Ability to perform tasks involving dexterous use of hands and tools and to lift, carry and operate various pieces of hand-held equipment.
Ability to use arms and hands to reach for, handle and manipulate objects; must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
Ability and willingness to follow all Company policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook and Safety Manual.
Ability to work cooperatively with fellow employees and supervisors and respect the rights of others.
Ability and willingness to work in outdoor elements: hot & cold temperatures, rain, mud, dust, noise, sun, thick underbrush, etc.
Requires average 55-hour workweek and willingness/ability to travel; regular and timely attendance during all scheduled work days and hours is required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Five to seven years’ experience operating tractors, loaders, trenchers, trackhoes, backhoes, excavators, scrapers and dozers.
One to three years’ experience operating tractors, loaders, trenchers, track-hoes, backhoes, excavators, scrapers and dozers to complete golf course or sports field construction or earthwork construction operations such as land development.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $17.00 to $22.00 /hour DOE, plus housing
Landscapes Unlimited is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/E-Verify employer. All employment decisions at Landscapes Unlimited are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other class or status protected by federal, state or local law.