GPS Grade Operator

Pooler, GA

Job Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Griffin Contracting’s safety programs to ensure a safe work environment
  • Monitor all steps of the operation to ensure Standard Quality and Operating Practices and guidelines are being followed
  • Knowledge of how to operate a Bulldozer, Excavator or Loader
  • Spread dirt in fill areas, finish dress to plan specifications, load material from stockpiles or excavations, finish grade with a loader, experience with material handling
  • GPS machine control knowledge
  • Backfill trenches/excavations
  • Apply caution digging around underground utilities and overhead wire
  • Ability to assist with the maintenance and normal operating adjustment to the equipment
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends
  • Willingness to travel, per diem and hotels are provided

Qualifications & Skills Required


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Strong knowledge of plans and specifications, OSHA Trenching Requirements, and Safety Protocol
  • Candidate must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to work in several diverse locations is pertinent, as work locations my change daily
  • Expected Hours: hours will vary by job, location, and season. Working a night shift may be required
  • Six months to one year experience operating the equipment
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license
  • Must have adequate transportation to work
  • Must always adhere to safety procedures and guidelines
  • Punctuality, consistent attendance, and self-direction for the success of the operations

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