Heavy Equipment Operator

Fort Cavazos, TX
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-3347


Job Summary: Akima Support Operations (ASO) is hiring a Heavy Equipment Operator to support the EAGLE LSS contract in Fort Cavazos, TX.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operators operates heavy equipment such as cranes, clamshells, power shovels, motor graders, heavy loaders, carryalls, bulldozers, rollers, scrapers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scrapper attachments.

  • Operators use equipment to excavate, load, or move dirt, gravel, or other materials.

  • Operators may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans, and may grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of heavy equipment operation experience.

  • Ability to pass Pre-Employment Drug Test and Background Screening.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Ability to receive a favorable TIER-1 investigation result and obtain a CAC.

  • High School Diploma / GED.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Commercial Driver’s License Preferred

  • Knowledgeable in U.S. Army maintenance procedures

  • U.S. Army 88M series MOS qualification or civilian equivalent

Pay Rate:

  • Hourly Compensation: $18.24

Physical Demands:

  • Work environment includes periodic overtime, exposure to heat, dust, cold, and inclement weather conditions.