PAE, Inc Heavy Equipment Operator, Crane in Multiple Locations, Iraq

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Heavy Equipment Operator, Crane

The Heavy Equipment Operator, Crane operates a variety of cranes and construction heavy equipment. Equipment is used to excavate, load or move dirt, gravel or other materials. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive. This is a position that is based in Iraq

  • Operator may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans

  • Determines safe lift parameters and follows established procedures.

  • Performs safety inspection of crane, heavy equipment, wire rope, hooks, slings and rigging as required

  • Documents inspections as required

  • May grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment

  • Operates cranes for building construction and movement of cargo or equipment

  • Operates construction heavy equipment such as dozers, loaders and graders, for snow removal, station operations and construction.

  • Lubricates, checks fluids, and performs safety inspection and minor maintenance as required prior to operation of any equipment.

  • Arranges equipment maintenance according to manufacturer recommendations or as directed by the Vehicle Maintenance Facility (but around planned lifts when possible)

  • Informs job site person in charge of impending maintenance schedules.

  • Supports the achievement of metrics, whether metrics are directly or indirectly affected by this position’s work activities.

  • Complies with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.

  • Implements and maintains a safe workplace program and ensures that safety is the highest priority in the workplace

  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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