Equipment Operator/Laborer

Equipment Operator/Laborer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Equipment Operator/Laborer to join our team.


  • Knowledge of trenching and shoring standards;
  • Travel from interstate highway to rural dirt roads from various locations;
  • Keep time and material records;
  • Responsible for safe slopes on excavations and proper barricading;
  • Knowledge of aggregate sizes and classifications;
  • Locate utilities and other buried lines prior to digging;
  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently;
  • Knowledge of weight requirements of loads leaving the pit;
  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor;
  • Material handling;
  • Teamwork;
  • Staging raw material both stacked and racked;
  • Loading and unloading trucks;
  • Safety;
  • Forklift operation (Cherry picker / stand up experience preferred).


  • Previous forklift experience helpful;
  • Lifting up to 60 pounds required;
  • Stand, walk, climb, stoop, knee, crouch, push, pull, reach, lift, talk, hear and use repetitive motion of wrists.