Heavy Equipment Operators


  • Proficiently operate any or all of our core heavy equipment, including Bulldozers, Payloaders, Excavators, Articulated Trucks, and Rock Crushing Equipment
  • Comply with the Operations and Maintenance guidelines for all Heavy Equipment
  • Perform a daily heavy equipment walk-around inspection and preventive maintenance responsibilities
  • Perform job responsibilities safely in a busy, sometimes stressful environment
  • Operate equipment productively, year-round in all types of local weather and ground conditions
  • Perform tasks that have to do with site development/heavy equipment operations as assigned or directed by the Supervisor or General Manager


  • 7+ years experience running heavy equipment, 80% to 100% of the time during your employment in a site development capacity
  • Capable of operating heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to relevant legislation, policies, and procedures of the company
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to communicate, follow directions and have own transportation
  • Must be able to perform daily safety and maintenance checks to equipment. Participate in routine maintenance, keep equipment clean and ensure that it is safely and securely stored
  • Willingness to submit to and ability to pass, a comprehensive Background Check and Drug Screen; ability to provide documentation that you are a citizen of the US or otherwise have clearance to work in the US and the state of Connecticut

Please contact us at right and tell us about your abilities. All inquiries will be held in strictest confidence. If confidentiality is an issue, you may also email jobs@sweeneyexcavation directly.

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9 Corporate Ridge Rd
Hamden, CT 06514