AECOM Heavy Equipment Operatorc- Lead in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148850BR

Position Title Heavy Equipment Operatorc- Lead

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

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 Lead in Kuwait.

­1. May operate one or several types of heavy equipment such as bulldozers, front-end loaders, scrapers/graders, backhoes, excavators, or compactors to excavate, move, load and grade earth. May operate other power equipment at construction sites such as air compressors, road saws, trenchers and pumps.

  1. Performs digging, leveling and grading operations; builds beams, grades roads, levels ground and performs other similar tasks using construction equipment.

  2. Operates heavy paving and surfacing equipment to lay, spread or compact concrete, asphalt and other surface materials during road construction.

  3. Loads and moves dirt, rocks, equipment, and materials using crawler tractors, shovels, graders, and related equipment.

  4. Coordinates machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.

  5. Conducts pre-operational checks and lubricates and refills gas to equipment as required.

  6. Performs generalized maintenance and safety checks on equipment and minor repairs and uploads and downloads supplies, equipment, containers and flat racks.

  7. Ensure strict compliance to safety practices and support the AC FIRST Safety Policies and Procedures.

  8. Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries.

  9. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AC FIRST Quality Management System.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • CDL license required.

  • 1-3 years’ experience operating construction/heavy equipment required.

Specialized knowledge and skills:

a) Must have a good understanding of earthmoving techniques.

b) Must be knowledgeable with routine maintenance on assigned equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed on them.

c) Must be capable of performing close tolerance work safely and productively.

d) Must have good written and oral English communications skills.

e) Must be able to observe all safety (to include wearing required personal safety equipment), security, and health requirements for office, warehouse, and outside environment.

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.