Heavy Equipment Operator


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted on: 21 May 2024

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Employment: Full Time

Purpose and Scope:
To maintain and repair sections of the following: roads, streets, curbs, surface mats, membranes, drainage structures, as well as other improved areas using appropriate paving and/or surfacing procedures; interpret construction drawings and surveys using information such as subgrade contours and grade alignment; and shall provide erosion control.

Essential Responsibilities:
To meet heavy equipment requirements on a government contract on a military installation. To determine type and application of equipment to use in various maintenance and repair operations; operate construction equipment to finish grade, level, slope, and compact construction materials. Must be able to investigate proposed work sites to determine resource requirements, plan and estimate jobs, coordinate and plan work requirements with other civil engineering and base agencies and inspect work to ensure quality and compliance with policies, regulations, and other publications. To maintain, and repair graded roads, graveled roads and acreage, open ditches, drainage, foundations and slabs on grade. Have experience in chain link fence construction and repair.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Minimum five (5) years of recent heavy equipment experience gained either in military or commercial application. Must have either performed or supervised construction equipment operation, special techniques in using construction equipment to prepare sites for constructing and maintaining asphalt roads and grounds, concrete work, soil stabilization, and rigid and flexible pavement construction and maintenance. Must have at least one of the following qualifications: OSHA Certified Crane Operator (29 CFR 1926.1427), minimum two years of experience on 100-ton crane, Certified Forklift Operator, Certified Front End Loader, Certified CTL Skid Steer Operator, Certified Excavator Operator, Certified Street Sweeper Operator or experienced in chain link fence construction and repair. Must possess basis skills in computer operations. Must have ability to read, interpret and apply TM instructions, publications, and safety rules. Must possess and maintain a valid CDL driver's license and be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle.

Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for facility credentials/authorization at this work location.


Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 40-45 pounds and occasionally in excess of 50 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, or may include unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues. Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable. Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


Amentum is a premier global technical and engineering services partner supporting critical programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and environment. We draw from a century-old heritage of operational excellence, mission focus, and successful execution underpinned by a strong culture of safety and ethics.

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