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Hughes General Contractors, Inc. Heavy Equipment Operator in North Salt Lake, Utah

Heavy Equipment Operator


Hughes General Contractors, Inc. is a longstanding family owned business with almost 60 years of experience, depth of knowledge and tradition. We are known within the industry for our outstanding employee culture and a business model offering steady, year-round employment.

We are proud to offer you

  • Weekly Pay

  • Medical / RX Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Short-Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Accident Plan

  • Critical Illness Plan

  • 401(K)

  • Flex 125 Cafeteria Plan

  • In-House Training Opportunities

  • Company Store

    Job Summary

    Heavy Equipment Operator will play an integral role in the construction of commercial projects by operating a variety of heavy equipment such as but not limited to Loaders, Track Hoes, Back Hoes, etc… In certain situations, they will also assist other craft workers in their endeavors.

    Job Description


    900 North Redwood Rd.

    North Salt Lake, UT 84054


    Full-Time; Monday – Friday (Saturdays depend on work load) (hours depend on crew and job site)

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    To be effective, Equipment Operator must:

  • Be able to operate a variety of heavy equipment

  • Locate and work in areas that involve utilities and other buried items prior to digging

  • Maintain a clean job site: pick up tools and equipment as well as secure job site each day to eliminate potential hazards

  • Be familiar with material handling and storage

  • Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed

  • Communicate effectively with Superintendent/Foreman, Safety Manager, Safety Officer or HR Manager to inform them of any potential safety issues

    Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of proper use of heavy equipment, materials and supplies used in construction work

    Other Skills and Abilities

  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions

  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule

  • Ability to repeatedly lift and carry heavy objects (50 pounds)

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing

  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions

  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency


  • Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.