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Equipment Driver/Operator B


Ithaca, NY, US


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POSITION - Union: Equipment Driver/Operator B (Ithaca, NY)




Under directive supervision:

Transports and operates mobile equipment such as pole-hole diggers; backhoes; power plant bulldozers and locomotives; front-end loaders; graders; and their accessories.

Performs inspection and field maintenance work on equipment; assists mechanics in shop maintenance of equipment covered by this classification.

May direct one or two employees assisting him; assists in training new operators.

Completes running records and performs other routine clerical duties related to his work.

Does other related or less skilled work as required; including duties of lower-rated Equipment Driver/Operators.

Skills and Requirements

Prior experience in the operation of equipment is desirable.

Should have completed 2 years of high school or equivalent.

Should be familiar with Company Safety Rules and able to render practical First Aid.

Must pass Company performance test. Must be able to qualify for required licenses.


Normal health, physique and use of senses as indicated by passing the required physical examination given by a Company physician.

Strength adequate for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.


Personal Qualifications:

Must be willing to work irregular and/or extra hours as required.

Must be willing to work under unusual or special working conditions and surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.

Must be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.

AVANGRID employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties.



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Nearest Major Market: Ithaca

Job Segment: Power Plant Operator, Power Plant, Energy

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