Job Details

Equipment Operator

Fossil Fuel  Wilmington, NC  Posted: 5/3/2021
Job Description

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Fossil Fuel

BHI Energy is currently looking for an equipment operator to work at the Sutton Steam Plant located in Wilmington, NC.  This is a local hire position and does not pay Perdiem or any relocation fees.  In this position as an equipment operator you must have the at least 1-2 years’ experience operating equipment (i.e. zero turn tractor, road sweeper, telehandler, lawn equipment, roller/vibratory roller). Must be able to complete single task jobs requiring one or more crews and at client’s site in accordance with client and business requirements and BHI Energy policies, practices and procedures. Must be able to travel when needed.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:  Specific job responsibilities and duties should include but not be limited to:
  • Drives/Operates Vacuum truck in accordance with company/client policies.
  • Loads, transports, and unload materials, tools, equipment, and supplies to support project activities.
  • Inspects equipment for malfunctions or defective parts, documents results and notifies Supervisor of deficiencies prior to operation of vacuum truck.
  • Places defective equipment in an “out of service” status to prevent personnel injury or further equipment damage.
  • Understands verbal and hand signal directions given by signalman or spotters.
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Utilize appropriate PPE and Reflective Clothing as required by site specific requirements.
  • Performs basic mechanical adjustments or services as needed and authorized by client.
  • Training Requirements: 
    • Employee must have and be able to maintain a current driver’s license.
    • Certify qualifications per plant specific procedure in a manner similar to the following:
    1. Attend a refresher training, pass a written or practical operation exam.
    2. Provide documentation of successful completion of classroom training written exam or practical operation exam.
    • Maintain Annual site requalification.
    • Maintain qualification to perform routine inspections in accordance with plant procedures.
    • Be able to climb and work from ladders off vacuum truck.
    • Lift a minimum of 50 pounds overhead.
    • Follow safe work practices.
    • Complete administrative document, data sheets, and forms in accordance with approved procedures.

Job Requirements


  • Must be able to pass drug test

  • Must be able to pass security background

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