Nix Excavating, Inc

 Equipment Operators

Essential Tasks

  • Operate some or all of the following: loader, roller, excavator dozer, or grader.
  • Operate machinery to cut grades and slopes.
  • Responsible for the efficient working condition of the equipment.  This includes: performing routine maintenance including minor servicing, maintenance and cleaning of the equipment.
  • Responsible for alerting the mechanic of any significant problems.
  • Manage stockpiles including sand and other aggregates.
  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
  • Check fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability.
  • Locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work.
  • Repair and maintain equipment, making emergency adjustments or assisting with major repairs as necessary.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
  • Keep records of material or equipment usage or problems encountered.
  • Must have the initiative, ability, and willingness to perform and assist with other job positions for job completion as requested.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have 2 or more years of Equipment Operator experience.
  • Must demonstrate driving ability, excellent safety awareness, and a willingness to comply with company policies and safety standards.
  • Effective communication with other operators, truck drivers, and the general public is critical.
  • Must have the ability to operate and maintain equipment with little or no supervision.
  • Must have reliable transportation and have the ability to travel.  Periodic evenings, nights, weekends, and overtime hours are expected. 
  • Must wear proper attire at all times including: safety vests, safety glasses when appropriate, long pants, hard sole/close-toed shoes, and reflect a clean and presentable image.
  • Continuous mental and visual attention is necessary to safely and effectively complete work tasks.
  • Project a positive and cooperative attitude by maintaining courteous and professional conduct with Supervisors, co-workers, customers, and the general public.
  • Must be able to provide proper documentation that you have the legal right to work in the United States.
  • Valid Driver’s License preferred.

Working Conditions

  • This job requires the ability to lift, pull, and push a minimum of 50 lbs., bend, stoop, kneel, reach, squat twist, and climb heavy equipment several times throughout the day, and balance at heights up to 6 feet from ground level. In addition, you must have the ability to be on your feet regularly and use hands, arms, and legs repeatedly on the job.  This includes frequently walking on sloped ground and slippery and uneven surfaces, as well as working in confined areas.
  • This job requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • This job requires the ability to see, whether naturally or with vision correction tools (glasses, contacts).
  • This job requires the ability to perform essential job tasks in less than favorable job conditions.  These may include, but are not limited to: Performing strenuous work in varying temperatures, humidity, sand, wind, or other extreme inclement weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Work may be performed in an environment with exposure to extremely hot materials, fuel, fumes, vapors, dust, grease and oils, as well as loud and/or constant noise and exposure to moving equipment. 

Motor Grader/Blade Operator

Nix Excavating, Inc. is a construction company located in the Magic Valley. We have been in business for over 30 years.  The position of Blade Operator requires 2 years experience with the knowledge of using the TOPCON laser system preferred. Please email your resume to: nixexcavating@yahoo.com or mail to PO Box 108, Twin Falls, Idaho 83303.  Wage DOE.

Essential Tasks

  • Operate self-propelled grader to spread and level dirt, gravel, and stone, to grade specifications in construction and maintenance of roads.
  • Shape and finish shoulders and slopes.
  • May perform fine or rough grading and be designated Motor Grader, Fine Grade or Rough Grade.
  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
  • Take action to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
  • Check fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
  • Keep records of material or equipment usage or problems encountered.
  • Must have the initiative, ability, and willingness to perform and assist with other job positions for job completion as requested.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have 2 or more years of Motor Grader Operator experience.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to operate the motor grader, must demonstrate excellent safety awareness, and a willingness to comply with company policy and safety standards.
  • Communication with other operators, truck drivers and general laborers is critical. 
  • Effective communication with other operators, truck drivers, and the general public is critical.
  • Must have the ability to operate and maintain Motor Grader Machines with little or no supervision.
  • Must have reliable transportation and have the ability to travel.  Periodic evenings, nights, weekends, and overtime hours are expected.  Nix Excavating, Inc works in all parts of Idaho and surrounding states. 
  • Must wear proper attire at all times including: safety vests, safety glasses when appropriate, long pants, hard sole/close-toed shoes, and reflect a clean and presentable image..
  • Continuous mental and visual attention is necessary to safely and effectively complete work tasks.
  • Project a positive and cooperative attitude by maintaining courteous and professional conduct with Supervisors, co-workers, customers, and the general public.
  • Must be able to provide proper documentation that you have the legal right to work in the United States.
  • Valid Commercial/Class A Driver's License preferred.

Working Conditions

  • This job requires the ability to lift, pull, and push a minimum of 50 lbs., bend, stoop, kneel, reach, squat twist, and climb heavy equipment several times throughout the day, and balance at heights up to 6 feet from ground level. In addition, you must have the ability to be on your feet regularly and use hands, arms, and legs repeatedly on the job.  This includes frequently walking on sloped ground and slippery and uneven surfaces, as well as working in confined areas.
  • This job requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • This job requires the ability to see, whether naturally or with vision correction tools (glasses, contacts).
  • This job requires the ability to perform essential job tasks in less than favorable job conditions.  These may include, but are not limited to: Performing strenuous work in varying temperatures, humidity, sand, wind, or other extreme inclement weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Work may be performed in an environment with exposure to extremely hot materials, fuel, fumes, vapors, dust, grease and oils, as well as loud and/or constant noise and exposure to moving equipment. 


 


 

Belly Dump, Live Dump, and End Dump Truck Drivers

Essential Tasks

  • Operate and maintain trucks used in hauling and applying aggregates and asphalt to roads and construction sites.
  • Transfer materials by driving truck to and from location in a timely manner and in accordance with applicable safety regulations.
  • Keep accurate count of materials, as well as completes company paperwork properly and timely (time-sheets, daily logs, pre-trip and post-trip inspection forms, etc.)
  • Identify when maintenance needs to be performed, including, but not limited to: tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water levels and communicate these maintenance issues to the serviceman.
  • Load and unload materials in a safe and timely manner.
  • Ensure that safety equipment is available and in good working condition.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean truck and trailer.
  • Complete truck inspection, including fluid levels, DOT requirements, and others as specified.
  • Must have the initiative, ability, and willingness to perform and assist with other job positions for job completion as requested.


Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have two or more years of driving experience.
  • Must have a valid CDL license (Class A with Tanker preferred), a good driving record, and complete a DOT physical.
  • Must demonstrate driving ability.
  • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA, EPA and CDL laws and procedures related to transportation.
  •  Must demonstrate excellent safety awareness, and a willingness to comply with company policies and safety standards.
  • Effective communication with other operators, truck drivers, and the general public is critical.
  • Must have reliable transportation and have the ability to travel.  Periodic evenings, nights, weekends, and overtime hours are expected.  Nix Excavating, Inc works in all parts of Idaho and surrounding states. 
  • Must complete and pass a background check and drug test prior to employment, as well as subsequent random drug testing if hired.
  • Must wear proper attire at all times including: safety vests, safety glasses when appropriate, long pants, hard sole/close-toed shoes, and reflect a clean and presentable image.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence is necessary.
  • Project a positive and cooperative attitude by maintaining courteous and professional conduct with Supervisors, co-workers, customers, and the general public.
  • Must be able to provide proper documentation that you have the legal right to work in the United States.


Working Conditions

  • This job requires the ability to lift, pull, and push a minimum of 50 lbs., bend, stoop, kneel, reach, squat twist, and climb heavy equipment several times throughout the day. In addition, you must have the ability to be on your feet regularly and use hands, arms, and legs repeatedly on the job.  This includes frequently walking on sloped ground and slippery and uneven surfaces, as well as working in confined areas.
  • This job requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • This job requires the ability to see, whether naturally or with vision correction tools (glasses, contacts).
  • This job requires the ability to perform essential job tasks in less than favorable job conditions.  These may include, but are not limited to: Performing strenuous work in varying temperatures, humidity, sand, wind, or other extreme inclement weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Work may be performed in an environment with exposure to extremely hot materials, fuel, fumes, vapors, dust, grease and oils, as well as loud and/or constant noise and exposure to moving equipment. 

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