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Heavy Equipment Operator 3

Casella Construction is hiring experienced Heavy Equipment Operators. The role of Equipment Operator 3in one that performs highly complex and difficult construction and maintenance activities by operating a variety of heavy equipment. Casella Construction provides unique construction projects that allow for hands-on learning and the opportunity to be part of a team that oversees a project from start to finish.


  • Maintains a safe work environment.
  • Acts as a leader to laborers and other equipment operators.
  • Operates all CCI construction assets safely and efficiently.
  • Executes all job duties of Operator 2 without supervision.
  • Leads work as directed by foreman or superintendent.
  • Safely operates construction, excavation, hauling, maintenance equipment including loaders, bulldozers, and excavators to complete job tasks.
  • Efficient in using GPS on all assets.
  • Performs field maintenance repairs.
  • Practices safety by estimating weights and distances, being fully aware of your surroundings.
  • Conducts daily pre and post equipment inspections.
  • Monitors gauges and other indicators to ensure safe operation of equipment.
  • Maintains records of time worked and materials used.
  • Completes daily paperwork.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Position: Heavy Equipment Operator 3
Organization: Casella Construction, Inc.
Location: Pittsford,  VT 
United States
Salary: Competitive
Posting Start Date: 3/14/2023
Date Posted: 3/17/2023


  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • High School or GED preferred.
  • Vocational training preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • 10 years of experience as a heavy equipment operator (Bulldozer, Loader, Excavator).
  • Understanding of safety rules and regulations.
  • Experience with construction jobsite layouts and grading.
  • Experience in reading and understanding project plans.
  • Must be able to work some weekends and or nights, when needed.
  • Must be able to travel out of town for a day and or a week.
  • Ability to participate in regulatory trainings (First Aid/CPR, OSHA 10, Flagging, Spotter).


  • Ability to listen, understand, and follow directions.
  • Ability to remain flexible as assignments change.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with coworkers and supervisor.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Possess a positive attitude and desire to learn.
  • Sound knowledge of construction and practical experience with tools and equipment.
  • Organized with a systematic approach to achieve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Great hand, eye, and foot coordination.
  • Exhibit attention to detail.
  • Familiar with Safety Protocols.
  • Proficiency in math and reading.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Must have physical strength, balance, hand eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs in various areas.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, and climb inclines for the duration of the shift.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather.

Casella Construction offers competitive salary along with comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, long and short-term disability, supplemental insurances and 401(k) retirement with company match up to 4%. Company paid holidays and paid time off. Hotel accommodations and mileage reimbursement when applicable.

Status: This listing expires on: 3/16/2024
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Organization Information
Casella Construction, Inc.
1385 US Route 7

Pittsford,  VT 05763
United States
(802) 773-0052
(802) 747-7992
Kim Lewis