ARCO Excavation and Paving is currently accepting applications for experienced heavy equipment operators with utility experience. Minimum five years' verifiable Excavator, Dozer and Backhoe operating experience is required, as well as verifiable job references. Additional certifications are a plus but not required. The applicant must be able to follow directions and safety regulations, written and verbal, in English. Applicant must have excellent knowledge of grade elevation and blueprint comprehension. Applicant must have both reliable transportation and reliable means of communication. Some travel and extended stay may be required. Opportunities for advancement exist for successful applicants who demonstrate the commitment, skills, knowledge, safety consciousness, high quality performance and leadership capabilities desired.
Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
The employee frequently is required to stand, bend, walk and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must have coordination between hands, eyes and feet to guide equipment in situations where precision is required. Applicant will need fast reflexes, good depth perception and the ability to set controls quickly, precisely and repeatedly. Mechanical aptitude is desirable.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to extremes of cold and/or hot, wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Benefits: ARCO offers competitive pay, paid holidays and vacation, Health, Dental and Vision insurance.
If you are interested in joining our growing team, please come by and apply in person at our office in Bentonville between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or apply online at our website, www.arcoexc.com . Please provide detailed, verifiable work history. No phone calls please.
ARCO Excavation & Paving, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital, political or protected veteran status, or other legally protected status.
Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Employment at ARCO Excavation & Paving, Inc. is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. This employer participates in E-Verify.
We are located at 10287 E. Highway 72, Bentonville, AR 72712. From I-49, take exit 88 and continue East for approximately 4 miles. We are located on the right just past JAC's Ranch. If you enter Pea Ridge you have gone too far.