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Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator

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Business Description

Snow King Mountain Resort is the iconic Mountain Resort located in the heart of beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. As a dual seasonal facility, it is home to many summer and winter family friendly attractions.

Job Description

The Snow King Team is looking for a Experienced Heavy Operator to help with our 2023 expansion projects. The position runs from mid-May to November 2023. Operator would be primarily operating excavators, loader, mini-x, skid-steer, roller compactor, telehandler.

Responsibilities (But not limited to)

  • Read and execute blueprint plans.
  • Operate all heavy equipment like excavators, dozers, front-end loaders, and other related equipment.
  • Obtain visual contact with obstructions and crew to avoid injury or property damage.
  • Operate the equipment in the right direction and angles to prevent accidents and damage of property.
  • Ensure and manage the machines or equipment in a safe and secure way.
  • Perform daily safety, maintenance or servicing checks to ensure proper functioning of the equipment.
  • Perform minor repair works during functioning problems.
  • Inform and advise the management for major repairs or maintenance.
  • Drive and control the equipment per manufacturer recommendations.
  • Responds to signals and directions by the crew and work in coordination with them.
  • Maintain proper coordination and cooperation with all other construction crews working on the mountain.
  • Work in adherence to safe practices, procedures, work site.
  • Performs other duties, as and when assigned.

Skills, Abilities & Qualifications

A heavy equipment operator must possess knowledge to perform his/hers job satisfactorily. The essential criteria must include the knowledge of:

  • At least 4 years of heavy equipment operation experience.
  • Must be proficient Heavy equipment operation.
  • Must be proficient in reading and understanding blueprints.
  • Maintenance and repair of heavy and power-driven equipment. · Must be proficient in workplace safety practices.
  • Must be proficient in both manual and electronic operations.
  • Must have physical ability to stand and work in strenuous and dangerous environments.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as by themselves.
  • Ability to communicate and interact both verbally and written
  • A keen eye to details and good decision-making skills.
  • Manage to handle emergency situations, work under pressure and stress.
  • Ability to complete work projects on time and in an effective manner.
  • Possess a deep analytical understanding and problem-solving skills.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary


  • 10 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Heavy equipment operation: 4 years (Required)


  • Driver’s License

Work Location: In person