RP Development LLC Equipment Operator Kennewick, WA · Full time

The basic function of the Equipment Operator is to perform specialized skilled work in the operation and maintenance of heavy equipment. This involves operating such equipment as heavy trucks, loaders, bulldozers, graders, and backhoes



  • Operate range of light and heavy machinery including: excavator, backhoe, grader, water-truck, loader, roller, dozer, mini-excavator, and bobcat
  • Safely and productively operate machinery assigned. Adapt to changing environment including traffic, soil conditions and weather.
  • Handling and/ or moving of material.
  • Work safely and follow all company policies.
  • Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promote continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Perform grading and staking for site preparation.
  • Assist supervisors and operators on excavating projects
  • Work with and assist laborers when required.
  • Perform minor and routine maintenance on a variety of equipment.
  • Record and journal activities for projects.
  • Meet schedule and budget requirements assigned to the job
  • Comply with Federal, state and local regulations.
  • Maintain safe and clean equipment, vehicles and work environment.

What are the Required Qualifications for this position?

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years of experience in operating equipment
  • Ability to operate a range of heavy-equipment and excavation equipment.
  • Proficient with using hand powered, tools such as chainsaws, plate and jumping jack compactors
  • Proficient with using a field laser level, sight-level and other surveying equipment.
  • Understand and interpret blueprints, plans and layouts and able to layout projects
  • Ability to travel including but not limited to jobsites, quarries, suppliers.


$30 - $40 per hour