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AECOM Heavy Equipment Operator in Latham, New York

United States of America - New York, Latham

Job Summary

The construction group of AECOM is actively seeking an experienced Heavy Equipment Operator for immediate employment in the Upstate New York area. (Home office East Syracuse, NY)

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Environmental construction team setting

  • Operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. Heavy equipment may include trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, rollers, compactors, excavators, scrapers, skid steers and other pieces of equipment

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • 6+ Years of relevant experience

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security pre-employment background check

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

  • 40 hour OSHA Hazmat training

  • 8 hour refresher

  • 10 hour OSHA construction safety

  • Safety oriented

  • Willing to travel​

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moist, dry, dust, noise, chemicals, radiation, and vibration; position requires frequent operation of vehicles, including heavy moving, or dangerous equipment, and working in an environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; often, lifting of less than 25 pounds; occasionally working with arms above shoulder level, repetitive bending & stooping, standing/walking, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), working at heights, climbing stairs, using portable ladders, wearing fall protection, work in confined spaces, repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting of 25-50 pounds; rarely performing work on electrical circuits, performing keyboard/mouse operations, working alone in isolated/remote areas, and lifting of 50-75 pounds. Position will include wearing all associated personal protective equipment, including fall, hearing, and respiratory protection.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience

  • In site stabilization, MGP, dredging, construction oversight, PCB’s, landfill capping, demolition

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240153BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.