Heavy Equipment Operator

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Sunrise Contracting is currently seeking skilled and experienced Heavy Equipment Operators to join our team. This Heavy Equipment Operator will be responsible for operating various types of heavy machinery to support our construction projects. These projects include: grading, utility installations, storm drain systems, and sewer systems.

Location: Nashville, TN

Job Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities:
  • Operate heavy equipment such as excavators, bulldozers, loaders, off road trucks, compactors and skid steers in a safe and efficient manner, and assist with other various on-site construction tasks
  • Assist with grading, excavation, trenching, and backfilling as needed
  • Work closely with the team to ensure project deadlines are met
  • Adhere to safety protocols and regulations at all times
Qualifications:
  • Prior experience as a Heavy Equipment Operator in the construction industry
  • Experience with on board Topcon and Trimble GPS is preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures for operating heavy machinery
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Willingness to drive to job sites that are within a 50-mile radius of downtown, majority are within 20 miles.
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to work in various weather conditions
Benefits:
  • ¬†Hourly pay rate, plus overtime
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development
  • Positive and collaborative work environment
  • Health, Vision, Dental insurance
  • Company Match 401(k)
  • Paid vacation time

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