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Grounds Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Service Corporation International
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!Operates a variety of equipment and trucks used in cemetery operation, construction, maintenance and repair. Performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance of grounds equipment and cemetery roads. Securely opens and closes interments, entombments and inurnments; installs memorials and markers. Prepares graves and maintains cemetery grounds. Locates grave site according to section, lot, and plot numbers and marks area to be excavated.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Operates trucks and/or tractors of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling, and unloading of various equipment, materials, and suppliesOperates trucks or heavy equipment, such as mechanized broom, bulldozer, backhoe, man-lift, dump truck, road grader, front-end loader, hydraulic excavators, skid steers, and jetter/inductor truckOperates jackhammers, mowers, brush chippers and other small equipment and tools to maintain cemetery and streetsSupports cemetery operations in digging ditches and trenches, hoisting material, tools, equipment, and any related work with heavy equipment such as a backhoe, road grader or front-end loaderInforms supervisor of equipment defects or need for repairEnsures burials, entombments and inurnments are securely and carefully opened and closedSets and/or installs memorials and markersInstalls outer burial containersFollows Interment Verification ProceduresConducts 25 foot radius preparation for burialsAdheres to all Company safety rules and universal precautions Maintains and protects Company assets by performing regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and facilitiesMaintains a clean and orderly work areaCompletes Dignity University courses and other training as assignedPerforms other duties as assigned or neededEDUCATIONAL/Experience/MINIMUM RequirementsEducationHigh School degree or GED equivalentExperienceMinimum 6 months working with heavy equipmentKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to operate hand-held tools and equipment, including, but not limited to a shovel, pick, rake, sledge hammer, lawn mower, weed trimmer and leaf blowerAbility to operate mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, a dump truck, tractor, utility vehicle, marker trailed, dump trailer, jack hammer, tamper and backhoeAbility to accurately use measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, yard stick, etc.)Ability to communicate effectively with fellow associates, contractor personnel and client familiesAbility to troubleshoot mechanical equipment problemsCompensation:Salary: $24.40/hr.- $33.60/hr.Benefits:Medical*Dental*Vision*Flexible Spending Accounts (health care and dependent care)*Health Savings Account with Company Contribution*Sick Leave*Short-Term Disability*Long-Term Disability*Life Insurance*Voluntary Accidental Death or Dismemberment Insurance*Dependent Life Insurance*SCI 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company match*Employee Assistance ProgramWork CONDITIONSWork EnvironmentWork outdoors during all seasons and weather conditionsWork PosturesFrequent, continuous periods of time standing, up 6 hours per dayClimbing stairs to access buildings frequentlyPhysical DemandsPhysical effort requiring manual dexterity is required, includes paperwork, calculators, computers and phone usageAbility to lift 50 lbs.Work HoursWorking beyond "standard" hours as the need arisesPostal Code: 98155Category (Portal Searching): Cemetery MaintenanceJob Location: US-WA - Seattle

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