Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Iowa

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Des Moines, IA
looking for experienced, hardworking, and dependable sewer and water piper layer, and a Heavy Equipment Operator that can efficiently run a 963 Track Loader and Tamping Excavator. Excellent wages and...
2 days ago
Sioux City, IA
full-time HELP WANTED: LA CARLSON CONTRACTING, INC. is currently looking for full-time heavy equipment operators, mechanics, Class A CDL truck drivers & laborers. Pay based upon experience. If interes...
16 hours ago
Millwrights4Hire - Sioux City, IA
Millwrights4Hire has an emergency need for an NCCCO crane operator in the Sioux City, Iowa area RIGHT NOW! As in you need to be able to start tonight!! Contact me immediately if you are in the...
1 hour ago
Manatt's Inc - Brooklyn, IA
requires travel during the construction season. This individual will start working as soon as weather permits. Benefits Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Life and AD&D Insurance 401K Retireme...
3 days ago
Mason City, IA
primary duties of the position are placement and maintenance of product inventory in yard, and loading/unloading inventory items on and off the production line. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include...
1 day 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 way Read grade...
16 hours ago
Des Moines, IA
compensation: $20-26Hour employment type: full-time Shift: Monday -- Friday 8-4:30pm Job Description: We are looking for a hard working reliable backhoe operator. The candidate will be driving and...
1 day ago
OMG Midwest, Inc - Burlington, IA
not be limited to, the following positions: Equipment Operator (Grade and Pave Crew), Heavy Equipment Operator, Roller Operator (Self-Propelled, Asphalt, Other than Asphalt), Motor Grader Operator (Rough...
2 days ago
Richdale Apartments - Des Moines, IA
#richdale Richdale Apartments is a national leader in luxury apartment management, with residential communities that boast immaculate surroundings and a carefree and upscale lifestyle is seeking...
5 days ago
Des Moines, IA
compensation: Depends on experience employment type: full-time Backhoe Operator for Gator Excavating, Inc in Grimes, Iowa. Work in DSM Metro Area. Experience preferred. Please send resume or...
5 days ago
Vinton, IA
Company, specializing in ag drainage and land improvement, is currently looking for a heavy equipment operator. The operator will handle moderately complex work activities using heavy equipment includi...
5 days ago
Peterson Contractors Incorporated - Waterloo, IA
CONTRACTORS INC Heavy Equipment Operator in WATERLOO Iowa United States Continuous recruitment for qualified applicants. Must be proficient in operation of heavy equipment: Bulldozers, excavators, mo...
6 days ago
Sioux City, IA
field file with crew leader or project manager to understand job requirements for materials and installation Ensure that job materials and equipment are ready before starting work Operate construction equipme...
7 days ago
Mason City, IA
field file with crew leader or project manager to understand job requirements for materials and installation Ensure that job materials and equipment are ready before starting work Operate construction equipme...
7 days ago
Des Moines, IA
field file with crew leader or project manager to understand job requirements for materials and installation Ensure that job materials and equipment are ready before starting work Operate construction equipme...
7 days ago

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Title Synonyms

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

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Crane Operator

Licensing / Certification

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

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

Qualifications / Skill Sets

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

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  • Backhoe
  • Bobcat
  • Bulldozer
  • Communication Skills
  • Concrete
  • Concrete Forming
  • Crane operator
  • Crew Leader
  • Demolition
  • Development
  • Dozers
  • Driving
  • Dump Truck
  • Excavate
  • Excavation
  • Flagging
  • Forklift
  • Forklift Operator
  • Foundations
  • General Repair
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Highway Construction
  • Human Resources
  • Hydraulics
  • Inspections
  • Installation
  • Leadership
  • Loading & Unloading
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • Mowing
  • Organization
  • Overhead Crane
  • Paving
  • Pile Driving
  • Pipe Installation
  • Pipelayer
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Recruiting
  • Rigger
  • Rigging
  • Scheduling
  • Sewer Repairs
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Skid steer
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Stonemasonry
  • Testing
  • Trackhoe
  • Training
  • Transportation
  • Underground Utilities

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