Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Iowa

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Marion, IA
oration, locating utilities, cable handling, and digging trenches. Experience operating backhoes, skid steers, tractors, cable plows, directional drills, and/or other utility construction equipment...
1 day ago
Des Moines, IA
oration, locating utilities, cable handling, and digging trenches. Experience operating backhoes, skid steers, tractors, cable plows, directional drills, and/or other utility construction equipment...
1 day ago
Sioux City, IA
South Dakota Employer Asphalt Paver Operator Port (seasonal) in SIOUX CITY , Iowa Hours may vary but typically 40 hours week, Monday Friday (occasional weekends). Responsible to safely operate...
4 days ago
Peterson Contractors Incorporated - Waterloo, IA
PETERSON CONTRACTORS INC Heavy Equipment Operator in WATERLOO , Iowa Continuous recruitment for qualified applicants. Must be proficient in operation of heavy equipment: Bulldozers, excavators, motor graders...
5 days ago
Ames, IA
Des Moines, IA area. This is a long term, Temp to Hire position with a local sewer, water and excavating contractor. The selected candidate will be operating dozers, loaders and excavators. If you are...
8 days ago
Nesper Sign Advertising - Cedar Rapids, IA
Crane Operator/ Sign Installer: Must possess a CDL, have a clean driving record and be insurable. Crane experience a must and experience in sign installation a plus, Be able to travel overnight on...
8 days ago
Giza Contracting - Creston, IA
Giza Contracting Excavator Operator in Creston , Iowa EXCAVATOR OPERATOR POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE. AREAS OF SERVICE INCLUDE: Commercial Projects Agricultural Conservation Transportation &...
9 days ago
Des Moines Water Works - Des Moines, IA
Under the general direction of the Water Distribution Supervisor, and or Distribution Project Manager operates a variety of heavy construction equipment used to assist in the maintenance and...
9 days ago
Glenwood, IA
hwork contractor looking for experienced heavy equipment operators. Requirements: Operate hydraulic excavator, motor grader, tractors, skid loader, bulldozer, etc. in a safe and efficient manor Read...
9 days ago
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. - West Des Moines, IA
Equipment Operator (Non-DOT) West Des Moines, IA 50266 We're building our future with you. Martin Marietta, an American company and a member of the S&P 500 index, is a leading supplier of...
9 days ago
Martin Marietta Midwest - West Des Moines, IA
Equipment Operator (Non-DOT) - West Des Moines, IA 50266 Email Job We're building our future with you. Martin Marietta, an American company and a member of the S&P 500 index, is a leading supplier...
10 days ago
Ames, IA
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Trillium Construction is now seeking an Equipment Operator in the Ames, IA. area. This is long term work, Pay is DOE, 40+ hrs/week. Must have...
10 days ago
Tschiggfrie Excavating Company - Dubuque, IA
26.50 to / Company Info Tschiggfrie Excavating is a heavy highway construction company based out of Dubuque, IA. We specialize in Site Grading, Mass Excavation, Water Main, Sanitary & Storm Sewer,...
11 days ago
Henkel - Mason City, IA
power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, cranes, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour...
12 days ago
Aerotek E&E - Des Moines, IA
CDL Experience one of the following: excavation equipment - backhoes, trencher, plow, hydrovac, skidloaders, auger and boring equipment, concrete saws and trackhoes Lift 50-100lbs occassionally, 25-50lbs...
12 days ago

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Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job title

  • Crane Operator

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Heavy Equipment Operator positions

  • Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
  • Manatts Incorporated
  • Agc Iowa
  • Four Seasons Excavation And Landscaping, Inc
  • Giza Contracting
  • Aerotek E&E
  • Cedar Falls Construction Company
  • Cramer & Associates Incorporated
  • Croell Redi-Mix
  • Des Moines Water Works

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Heavy Equipment Operator positions.

  • Class A CDL
  • OSHA Certified
  • NCCCO
  • Class B CDL
  • OSHA 10
  • Commercial Driver's License

Qualifications / Skill Sets

The following top skills are often required or desired to land a Heavy Equipment Operator position

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  • 401K
  • Backhoe
  • Bobcat
  • Bulldozer
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Communication Skills
  • Compensation
  • Component Object Model (COM)
  • Concrete
  • Concrete Forming
  • Crane operator
  • Crew Leader
  • Demolition
  • Development
  • Driving
  • Dump Truck
  • Email
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Excavate
  • Excavation
  • Flagging
  • Forklift
  • Foundations
  • General Repair
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Highway Construction
  • Human Resources
  • Hydraulics
  • Inspections
  • Installation
  • Leading
  • Loading & Unloading
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • NCCCO Certified
  • Overhead Crane
  • Packaging
  • Paving
  • Pile Driving
  • Pipelayer
  • Policy Administration
  • Policy Development
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Quality Control Inspection
  • Regulations
  • Rigger
  • Rigging
  • Scheduling
  • Skid steer
  • Staff Supervision
  • Stonemasonry
  • Track and Field
  • Trackhoe
  • Training
  • Training and Development
  • Underground Utilities

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