As the President of First Rate Excavate, I wish to welcome you to view our current employment opportunities. I offer you a better understanding of our services. First Rate Excavate is committed to providing excellent service in all the service areas we provide, along with the quality of worked performed. If this sounds like a team you would like to be a part of, I encourage you to apply now to be a part of our Employee Owned Company.

The Heavy Equipment Hauler is responsible for moving heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. Heavy equipment may include trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors, and other pieces of equipment. The Heavy Equipment Hauler must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by legislation, policies and procedures.


  1. Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life Main Activities
  2.  Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  3.  Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  4. Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required
  5.  Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored
  6.  Advise the Foreman of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
  7.  Participate in routine maintenance
  8. Workplace safety
  9.  Maintain inventory


Must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of truck and equipment safety
  • Knowledge of operation of front end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors,  and other pieces of heavy equipment
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage
  • Knowledge of road construction and maintenance techniques
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures 
  • Knowledge of record keeping system
  • Knowledge of equipment cleaning standards and procedures
  • Knowledge of proper chaining of all machinery 


  • ability to operate seven axel trucks in a safe and responsible manner
  • ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • decision making skills
  • effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • ability to read and write to record pickups and maintain daily records and logs
  • stress management skills
  • time management skills

Minimum Requirements

Class A CDL w/ Air brake endorsement and up to date medical card

Must be registered with the Clearinghouse

Hiring will be contingent on passing a drug screen and a

Motor Vehicle Report Record check

May require out of town work


Dependent upon achievement of certain employment status and eligibility requirements the company offers the following benefits:

  • Hiring Bonus
  • Career Pathway Mentorship
  • 401K-With Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Health Insurance 100% Employer Paid
  • Dental/Vision  
  • Paid Accommodations for Overnight Travel 
  • Subsistence Pay for Overnight Travel 
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Employee Owned-ESOP

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.