Myers & Sons Construction

Heavy Equipment Operator

Job Locations US-CO-Denver/Colorado Springs
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Myers and Sons Construction, LP is a heavy construction company located in Sacramento, California. The company focuses on concrete construction, including bridge work, concrete overlays, concrete paving, water treatment plants, pump stations as well as other concrete related projects and both for Caltrans and other public agencies. Myers and Sons Construction was founded and is managed by C.C. Myers. Myers and Sons is also part of the Sterling Construction Company group of families. For more information on our company please visit


We are currently looking for expereinced, journeyman level Heavy Equipment Operator on our job at the Mesa Water Treatment Plant in Colorado Springs, CO. 


Equipment Operators responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ability to proficiently operate three or more types of heavy equipment such as a backhoe, trackhoe, scrapers, dozer, excavator, loader, rock trucks, compactors, articulated trucks, crushers, and/or motor graders with or without GPS in a manner to prepare the job site to meet the required grades.
  • Fastens attachments to tractor with clevis or wedge pin hitches.
  • Connects hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage, or power takeoff shaft to tractor to provide power to raise, lower, or tilt attachment.
  • Moves levers to control tool bars, carriers, and disks.
  • Moves hand and foot levers to control hydraulic shovel.
  • Uses shovel to dig trenches and holes of specified length, depth and width, remove loosened material and put in piles or transport trucks.
  • Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver equipment and raise, lower, and tilt attachment to clear right-of-way.
  • Feels lever and listens for stalling action of engine to estimate depth of cut.
  • Drives bulldozer in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals.
  • Responsible to construct/grade new roadways, base courses, building pads, footing excavation and water ponds and to properly slope and grade to specifications.
  • Responsible to load, move, level and grade dirt, rocks, demoed concrete and other materials in a safe and efficient manner all in a high paced environment to maintain production goals.
  • Ability to maintain the initiative to maintain the flow of work under minimal supervision.
  • Responsible of demolition of bridges and other structures with excavators and hydraulic hoe rams.
  • Responsible to operate equipment within a Pipe Crew environment such as an excavator or loader.
  • Responsible for general housekeeping, light maintenance of equipment, proper care of equipment, operating the equipment without damaging it along with maintenance checks of equipment including reporting usage/utilization hours on a daily basis.
  • May work with GPS installed devices on dozers and motor graders.
  • Learn, follow and promote all safety standards of Ralph L Wadsworth and its projects.
  • Work weekend, holiday, and/or overtime work as the project needs require.
  • Perform Laborer work as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.


  1. 5 years minimum experience.
  2. Must be punctual and reliable
  3. Must be available to work *some*weekends/ overtime if needed.
  4. Transportation to and from work.
  5. Ability to read grade/ survey staking.
  6. Ability to operate some of the following: Skidsteers, backhoes, loaders, excavators, forklifts, cranes, blades, and/or truck and trailer.
  7. Experience in underground utilities excavations and site grading (Curb and gutter, concrete paving, blue topping, etc) 
  8. CDL a PLUS!!!
    Compensation: $26+/hr DOE 


Myers and Sons is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


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