The Heavy Equipment Operator position is a full-time, hourly position and is located at our mine in Lost Hills.  Heavy equipment may include excavators, front-end loaders, scrapers and other pieces of equipment. Position will be the swing shift from 5 pm-3 am, Sunday through Thursday.

Essential Job Requirements

  • Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or fatalities
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required
  • Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored
  • Advise the Superintendent of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
  • Participate in routine maintenance
  • Practice workplace safety
  • Perform other related duties

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

5+ years of experience in the following:

  • Equipment safety
  • Water truck operation
  • Operation of front-end loaders, dozers, excavators, scrapers and other pieces of heavy equipment
  • Workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Record keeping system
  • Equipment cleaning standards and procedures
  • Supervisor or leadership experience
  • Well-versed in all aspects of mine administration
  • Efficiently and effectively reporting to government agencies like M’SHA and O’SHA
  • Must be fully competent to perform all Operator I and II tasks
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to perform more skilled tasks on all pieces of equipment
  • Ability to forecast workspace maintenance needs
  • Decision making skills
  • Team building
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to self-direct and self-motivate
  • Ability to operate under minimal supervision
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills
  • Must be able to read and write to record pickups and maintain daily records
  • Time management skills
  • Fully knowledgeable in Microsoft Word and Excel

Apply Today!

Apply by filling out the form below or by sending your resume and cover letter to stevi.flood@hmholloway.com.


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We know our employees are happier, better and more productive when they are taken care of. That’s why it is our mission to offer a full benefits package that not only covers our employees, but their families too.

  • 100% health, dental, and vision plans for employees and their dependents

  • Corporate life insurance policy

  • 401K plan with company match of 4%

  • Generous paid sick time, accrued vacation, and holidays

We want our clients to know that when they see the Holloway logo they know they are receiving the best service and product in the business.

Although the Holloway Group of companies continues to expand, our classic value system that started with a pick, shovel, man and mission to help our farms and communities grow persists today.

For more than 85 years, H.M. Holloway has been a family owned business, and many of our employees have been with us for more than 20 years. This is no accident. We take care of those who take care of our customers.