Heavy Equipment Operator Jobs in Iowa

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TelCom Construction, Inc - Marion, IA
screenings, and must be able to meet the physical requirements of the positions. A satisfactory driving record is required, Class A CDL is a plus!We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package...
2 days ago
TelCom Construction, Inc - Des Moines, IA
screenings, and must be able to meet the physical requirements of the positions. A satisfactory driving record is required, Class A CDL is a plus!We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package...
2 days ago
Waterloo, IA
compensation: High $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need Operators for all types of hydraulic and friction cranes. Must have CCO. Experienced on bridge jobs, windmills and/or crane barns. CDL when...
3 days ago
Waterloo, IA
compensation: Mid $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need experienced Heavy Equipment Operators for all types of equipment, including: Finish Dozer, Scraper and Blade -- 2 years experience, GPS knowledge Hoe...
3 days ago
Sioux City, IA
compensation: Mid $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need experienced Heavy Equipment Operators for all types of equipment, including: Finish Dozer, Scraper and Blade -- 2 years experience, GPS knowledge Hoe...
3 days ago
Mason City, IA
compensation: High $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need Operators for all types of hydraulic and friction cranes. Must have CCO. Experienced on bridge jobs, windmills and/or crane barns. CDL when...
3 days ago
Mason City, IA
compensation: Mid $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need experienced Heavy Equipment Operators for all types of equipment, including: Finish Dozer, Scraper and Blade -- 2 years experience, GPS knowledge Hoe...
3 days ago
Iowa City, IA
compensation: High $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need Operators for all types of hydraulic and friction cranes. Must have CCO. Experienced on bridge jobs, windmills and/or crane barns. CDL when...
3 days ago
Iowa City, IA
compensation: Mid $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need experienced Heavy Equipment Operators for all types of equipment, including: Finish Dozer, Scraper and Blade -- 2 years experience, GPS knowledge Hoe...
3 days ago
Fort Dodge, IA
compensation: High $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need Operators for all types of hydraulic and friction cranes. Must have CCO. Experienced on bridge jobs, windmills and/or crane barns. CDL when...
3 days ago
Fort Dodge, IA
compensation: Mid $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need experienced Heavy Equipment Operators for all types of equipment, including: Finish Dozer, Scraper and Blade -- 2 years experience, GPS knowledge Hoe...
3 days ago
Dubuque, IA
compensation: High $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need Operators for all types of hydraulic and friction cranes. Must have CCO. Experienced on bridge jobs, windmills and/or crane barns. CDL when...
3 days ago
Dubuque, IA
compensation: Mid $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need experienced Heavy Equipment Operators for all types of equipment, including: Finish Dozer, Scraper and Blade -- 2 years experience, GPS knowledge Hoe...
3 days ago
Des Moines, IA
compensation: Mid $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need experienced Heavy Equipment Operators for all types of equipment, including: Finish Dozer, Scraper and Blade -- 2 years experience, GPS knowledge Hoe...
3 days ago
Des Moines, IA
compensation: High $20's to Mid $30's per hour Need Operators for all types of hydraulic and friction cranes. Must have CCO. Experienced on bridge jobs, windmills and/or crane barns. CDL when...
3 days ago

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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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