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The heavy equipment operator operates a variety of contractor equipment and trucks used in construction, maintenance and repair activities.  WG Land Operators will also be utilized in Laborer functions when the job requires it.


Essential Functions:


  • Operates trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Operates trucks and construction or power equipment, such as mechanized broom, backhoe, man-lift, dump truck, snowplow, road grater, front-end loader, hydraulic excavators, skid steers and jetter/inductor truck.
  • Operates jackhammers, mowers, brush chippers and other small equipment and tools to maintain street and utility systems.
  • Works with and assists the line crew in digging ditches and trenches, hoisting material, tools, equipment, and any related work with a backhoe, road grater or front-end loader.
  • Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or repairs to the supervisor; cleans equipment.
  • Assists in the installing and maintenance of traffic control devices.
  • Plows snow and salts roads according to departmental policy.
  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Operator will be required to also do Laborer functions as well - depending on requirements of job.



  • Technical Capacity.
  • Time Management.
  • Thoroughness.
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Self Motivated/Self Driven


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, and is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risks of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and smell.

The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment.

CDL License a Plus - May be Required for Position


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

I-9 - Eligibility for Employment Form or H1-B Sponsorship Verification

Child Abuse Clearance*

State Police Background Check*

FBI Clearances*


*The following Clearances are required for certain prevailing wage jobs, specifically school districts within Pennsylvania.  Candidates must present the clearances or obtain during the application process in order to be considered for employment.



Prevailing Wage Rates or Standard WG Land Rate based on job type.


To Apply:

Email the following forms to careers@wglandco.com

WG Land Company Application

Operator Experience Form

Sending a CV and Letter of Recommendation is recommend but not required.