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Equipment Operator

MDC Contracting – Charlevoix, Michigan
Department MDC Contracting
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

The Opportunity

MDC Contracting is a premier heavy construction, site development, and ready-mix supply company located in Charlevoix, MI. For over 50 years, MDC Contracting has been instrumental in the development of communities and their infrastructure all throughout Northern Michigan.

We are currently searching for Heavy Equipment Operators (Site Work Divisions) at MDC Contracting. These are full-time and seasonal, hourly positions that report to the Construction Foreman and Construction Superintendent at the site on which he/she is working. The role of the Equipment Operator is to safely and efficiently operate heavy equipment on job sites.

*Please note that while we are currently interviewing and hiring for these positions, most of them do not start until the Spring season*

MDC Contracting offers excellent health benefits, paid time off, paid holidays, product discounts, and other benefits. This position travels primarily to job sites in the Charlevoix and Emmet county regions, so you'll be home at night.

The Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Be fully aware of and observe all governmental and company policies
  • Be certain you are MDC task trained on any work item you are asked to perform
  • Operate heavy equipment safely and efficiently
  • Load trucks
  • Know capabilities of specific equipment used
  • Be familiar with all aspects of heavy construction equipment work
  • Keep track of the quantity of material that he/she hauls on a daily basis
  • Arrive at work on time each day with proper clothing and food to last all day
  • Complete the daily checklist as assigned to that machine. At a minimum :
       - Check engine oil level, transmission oil level, and coolant level each morning and add appropriate fluid as necessary

       - Keep all fluid containers clean to avoid contamination and damage to equipment
       - Check for leaks
       - Check tire pressure and track adjustments
       - Check lights and other safety equipment
       - Grease all points daily and weekly as recommended by manufacturer
       - Fuel equipment so as to avoid running out of fuel on job
  • Perform other duties as needed

To learn more about who we are and what we do, check out our website at

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to talking to you!

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    Charlevoix, Michigan
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