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Heavy Equipment Operator - Bilingual Preferred (English/Spanish)

Company: SiteOne Landscape Supply
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview

SiteOne associates are customer obsessed, always safe, continuously improving, and having fun! Whether you are experienced in the green industry, a professional looking for a career change, or a new graduate or veteran transitioning into the workforce, we are confident you will find opportunity and reward with SiteOne.

SiteOne Landscape Supply is the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscaping products in the United States and Canada. With over 700 branches across the U.S. and Canada, we offer a comprehensive selection of products including: irrigation supplies, fertilizer and control products, nursery goods, hardscapes, landscape lighting, drainage and erosion control products, tools, and other landscaping accessories and supplies.

Position Overview

As part of our dedicated team, Bilingual Equipment Operators are responsible for safely and effectively operating heavy equipment to load, offload or transport landscape supplies such as mulch, topsoil, soil amendments, and raw materials. The Equipment Operator performs assigned tasks while maintaining situational awareness and a level of proficiency that minimizes the risk of personal injury or property damage.

What you'll do:

  • Operate all assigned equipment such as (but not limited to): front-end loaders, skid steers, track loaders, articulating loaders, rubber tire wheel loaders, and excavators, in a safe and proficient manner in accordance with company's policies, procedures, and directives.
  • Clean and maintain equipment as scheduled and/or required.
  • Advise branch leadership of any requirements for equipment maintenance and/or repairs.
  • Assist with other duties assigned by management. Such duties may include (but are not limited to): receiving materials, inventory, order processing/fulfillment, and other general labor tasks.Skills We Are Seeking
    • This position will be scheduled 50-55 hours per week and will require working in all weather climates
    • Experience operating rubber tire wheel loaders, track loaders, and/or excavators strongly preferred
    • Knowledge of proper safety and maintenance protocols of the equipment aforementioned
    • Bilingual Proficiency - candidates who are conversational in English/Spanish are preferred.
    • Must be able to frequently lift 50 pounds or more
    • Must be capable of working in extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, etc.
    • Experience in the landscape, hardscape, forestry, nursery, or irrigation industry is a plus
    • Ability to read and write to record daily logs and maintain daily equipment checklists
    • Must be customer-focused
    • High school diploma or equivalentPerks:
      • Weekly Paychecks with DailyPay available!
      • Competitive Compensation
      • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
      • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays
      • 401k with company match
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Lucrative Associate Referral Program
      • Company Apparel and Work Boot Vouchers
      • Opportunity for Advancement
      • Paid Training and Business Certifications Available
      • Free Counseling Services/Employee Assistance Program
      • Life Insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
      • Product Discounts
      • Most Branches never work Sundays!THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED OF INDIVIDUALS PERFORMING THE JOB. THE QUALIFICATIONS DETAILED IN THIS JOB DESCRIPTION ARE NOT CONSIDERED THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE JOB, BUT RATHER AS GUIDELINES. THEY MAY VARY FROM POSITION TO POSITION.

        Required
        Preferred
        Job Industries
        • Agriculture & Environment

Keywords: SiteOne Landscape Supply, Alexandria , Heavy Equipment Operator - Bilingual Preferred (English/Spanish), Other , Alexandria, Virginia

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