Equipment Operator at Wood PLC

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Abilene, Texas





Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities


Wood is searching for Equipment Operators with construction experience to work on a project in Abilene, TX.


Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.


  • Safely operate heavy equipment such as backhoe, trackhoe, forklift, manlift and skidsteer.

  • Excavate near active utilities.

  • Perform routine maintenance on equipement.

  • Assist in maintaining environmental compliance.

  • Relay soils to match preexisting grade lines.

  • Observes load hook up and determines safety of load.

  • Manipulates controls to regulate speed and direction of equipment and hoist movements according to written, verbal or signal instructions.

  • Cleans and maintains equipment and hoisting mechanisms.

  • Inspects equipment for defective parts, documents and notifies the equipment foreman or supervisor of any defects or malfunctions.

  • Loads, transports and unloads materials, tools, equipment and supplies.

  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities on tools and equipment

  • Inspects rigging and related equipment.

  • Required to understand and interpret load charts.




Skills / Qualifications




  • Must have experience operating backhoe, trackhoe, forklift, manlift and skidsteer.

  • Time Management

  • Good Communication Skills

  • May be required to lift and carry items weighing no more than 50 pounds.

  • Must possess enough strength and stamina to perform the technical duties and essential functions as identified above.

  • Must be able to move in and around confined spaces and uneven areas.

  • Must have full range of motion consistent with age.

  • May be required consistently to work 12 hour shifts performing construction based labor in varying temperature extremes and conditions.


    • May be required, on occasion, to work up to 16 hours in a single shift.


  • Must be able to climb and maintain balance on stairs, ladders, scaffolds and steel framework.




Company Overview


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com


Diversity Statement (EEO)


We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.



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