Operator I

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 7 days ago(3/13/2018 11:18 AM)
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Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.  Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.


As an Operator I, your primary duties include operating heavy equipment as directed and specified while adhering to all rules and regulations as mandated by Mortenson safety policies and procedures.


  • Follows prescribed safety regulations
  • Ensure that all housekeeping is maintained in a clear and orderly fashion in assigned area
  • Performs routine maintenance to include lubricating, fueling and cleaning
  • Observes equipment operation to detect machine malfunction
  • Follows work plans and pre-task cards
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed
  • Operates the following equipment based on the requirements of the project:
  • Blade
  • Dozer
  • Loader
  • Scraper
  • Forklift/Telehandler
  • Crane
  • Bobcat/Skid-steer
  • Boom Lifts/Aerial Lifts
  • Roller

All team members are expected to demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Cooperate with others when in a team environment
  • Accept direction from supervisors
  • Follow work rules and procedures
  • Punctual and consistent attendance
  • Accept constructive feedback



  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Ability to move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, procedure manuals, and load charts
  • Knowledge of equipment and their uses
  • Understand and apply basic mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, division, & multiplication)
  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently


Education and Experience Requirements


  • Equipment certifications as required
  • A minimum of one year of related experience
  • Must possess valid driver’s license of proper class and necessary endorsements as required by law


Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. EEO is the Law


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