Equipment Operator - Multi
Wood PLC

Emporia, Virginia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently sourcing Multi Equipment Civil Operators with construction experience to join our team on a Solar Project in Emporia, VA. You will be required to operate various power-driven machinery used to move dirt or other materials. You may operate all or some of the follow\ing types of equipment: excavator, backhoe, bulldozer, and front end loader. A valid drivers license, equipment certification and OSHA 10 is required.

Authorization to lawfully work in the U.S without sponsorship from Wood is required.

Skills / Qualifications


  • Observes load hook up and determines safety of load
  • Manipulates controls to regulate speed and direction of equipment and hoist movements according to written, verbal or signal instructions
  • Cleans and maintains equipment and hoisting mechanisms
  • Inspects equipment for defective parts, documents and notifies the equipment foreman or supervisor of any defects or malfunctions
  • Loads, transports and unloads materials, tools, equipment and supplies
  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities on tools and equipment
  • Inspects rigging and related equipment
  • Required to understand and interpret load charts
  • Understands and follows oral and written instructions
  • Works independently in the absence of supervision
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, sketches, drawings, specifications and technical manuals
  • Can use hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources
  • Can perform a variety of skilled construction and maintenance tasks
  • Can perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods in unfavorable weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate clearly / both orally and in writing or via radio, perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or repairs to supervisor; clean equipment
  • A commitment to safety OSHA 10 verified certification is preferred or onsite training and passing test requried

  • May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Works under immediate supervision
  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Experience with skid steer, loader and excavotor
  • A valid drivers license and OSHA 10 is required
  • Solar experience is a plus
  • Typically reports to equipment foreman, supervisor or manager

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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