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Methuen Construction Company, Inc. Heavy Equipment Operator in Billerica, Massachusetts

Voted one of New Hampshire's Best Companies to Work For, Methuen Construction is widely recognized as the most successful, self-performing general contractor in the industry with experienced Project Managers, Superintendents, Estimators, Project Engineers, Safety and Quality professionals, in addition to a variety of other operational teammates and support teams. Built on over 60 years of experience, Methuen Construction employs the highest skilled trades professionals including Pipefitters, Carpenters, Heavy Equipment Operators, and Laborers. We consistently strive for complete client satisfaction by delivering outstanding construction services and cutting-edge solutions. As we expand our construction territory, diversify our client base, and enhance our operational capabilities, our need for highly skilled teammates is growing! We offer excellent compensation and benefits, in addition to a great company culture that is team oriented, motivated, and respectful.

*We are a Plaistow, NH based company with work located primarily in the Northeast Region. Applying for a position in a posted location does not guarantee assignment to that location. The workforce needs of Methuen’s projects determine the assignment of all staff, and therefore teammates are required to travel to various project site locations.

Essential Functions

  • Inspect and operate equipment and all attachments

  • Attend and participate in daily activity plans and safety meetings

  • Knowledge of rigging and rigging methods

  • Operate equipment in a safe and professional manner

  • Perform daily equipment upkeep tasks and maintenance

  • Ability to understand and follow directions

  • Perform occasional typical laborer activities

  • Ability to set and follow grades

  • Provide other support as needed

Core Competencies

  • Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong team player with a positive attitude

  • Hard working and motivated

Supervisory Responsibility

This position is not responsible for the oversight of any other teammates Position Type

This is an hourly, non-exempt position Travel

Primarily limited to Northeast job site locations Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience operating heavy equipment such as Loaders, backhoes, excavators, dozers, lulls, and forklifts, for civil and site work, and material handling functions on a municipal, commercial, industrial, or federal project.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and an MVR that meets company standards

  • Must possess required licenses preferable 2A 1C Mass Hydraulics License

  • Must have an OSHA 10 certificate

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and safely maneuver around the nearby presence of various construction equipment and vehicles, on an active construction site

  • Prepared to regularly encounter moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and a variety of outside weather conditions

  • Able to climb temporary or permanent stairs, and ladders

  • Able to bend, squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, balance and stoop, reach on a regular basis

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity EmployerMethuen Construction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, we encourage priority referral of protected veterans under VEVRAA.