Equipment Operator - Schoon Construction

Schoon Construction

1500 S. 2nd St, Cherokee, IA 51012 712-225-5736

Operates, inspects and maintains various equipment as directed by foreman, while promoting continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life in accordance to all relevant policies and procedures.

Various equipment and vehicles including but not limited to:

  • Pickup truck, dump truck, mud truck, crew cab, one ton and semi truck with trailer.
  • Back hoe, mini excavator, dozer, directional boring unit, vibratory plow, evacuator, trencher, skid loader, fork lift, cable winder and boring fluid mixing unit.
Application Instructions:

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Schoon Construction

1500 S. 2nd St.

Cherokee, IA 51012

Call 225-5736 if you have any questions.


Daily job functions:

  • Load, unload and place various equipment.
  • Perform safety and maintenance checks.
  • Clean equipment as scheduled and/or required.
  • Set up and operate evacuator.
  • Place hand holes as needed.
  • Operate locator to find and mark underground utilities.
  • Operate locator for direction boring unit.
  • Ensure tools and equipment are secured at the end of each day.
  • Place safety cones and/or safety fence where needed.
  • Assist with placing and pulling of innerduct during boring operations.
  • Assist with un-winding and pulling of cable during plowing operations.
  • Advise foreman of any requirements for maintenance or repairs.
  • Participate in routine maintenance as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with other employees, customers and employees of other companies who may be on the same project.
  • Assist as needed

Location: Cherokee, Iowa

Open: Wednesday June 24th

Close: Friday July 24th 2020

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