AECOM Heavy Equipment Operator in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148849BR

Position Title Heavy Equipment Operator

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country Kuwait

State/Province/Region KW - Al Jahrah

City Camp Arifjan

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Government- AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

URS/AECOM has an opening for a­ Heavy Equipment Operator in Kuwait.

­Operates heavy material handling equipment while engaged in moving, loading and unloading extremely heavy or bulky material and equipment such as aircraft engines and others aircraft components and support equipment. Heavy MHE operated includes but is not limited to 20 ton 25 H boom crane truck mounting, P-1 truck mobile Crane (11 ton -22 foot boom), TD-18 Tractor crane (7 tons -30 foot boom), Ross high forklift (7 1/2 tons), Gas electric crane (5 tons - 19 foot boom), TD-14 Tractor crane (4 tons- 18 foot boom). Hoists extremely heavy equipment, machinery and equipment where movability is limited or unlimited. Must possess a valid operators license for the equipment to be operated. Responsible for determining the type of equipment to be used based on the item to be lifted, weather, movement area, overhead clearances. Performs operator maintenance on the equipment to be operated especially checking for oil, looseness of boom bolts, kinks or breaks in cables, slack or tautness in tractor tracks. Schedules cranes for periodic and special inspections. Performs the following duties.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Operates heavy material handling equipment while engaged in moving, loading and unloading extremely heavy or bulky material and equipment such as aircraft engines and other aircraft components and support equipment.

  2. Hoists extremely heavy equipment, machinery and equipment where mobility is limited or unlimited.

  3. Responsible for determining the type of equipment to be used based on the item to be lifted, weather, movement area, overhead clearances.

  4. Performs operator maintenance on the equipment to be operated especially checking for oil, looseness of boom bolts, kinks or breaks in cables, slack or tautness in tractor tracks. Schedules cranes for periodic and special inspections.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Completion certificate from a technical school on crane operations or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Must be licensed too operate the equipment utilized in the performance of this job.

  • Level III English required

Preferred Qualifications N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.