AECOM Equipment Operator II in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Equipment Operator II

United States of America - Virginia

Virginia Beach

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and motivated Equipment Operator II for immediate employment in our Virginia Beach, VA office.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs a combination of skilled equipment operations, preventive maintenance and manual labor tasks in roadway maintenance

  • Equipment operations include but are not limited to; backhoe, dump truck, loader, motor-grader, tractor/bush-hog and similar equipment

  • Role engages in the following; flag traffic, set up work zones and traffic control, cut brush, clean ditches/debris and patch potholes, perform emergency roadway operations as an essential employee during snow/severe weather events and other emergency events

  • Works outside of normal work hours during emergency conditions

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Experience in roadway maintenance and construction

  • Experience in emergency operations to include snow removal, storms and accident clean-up

  • Experience performing preventive maintenance and minor equipment repairs

  • Capable of multi-tasking and working in a fast paced environment

  • Knowledge of highway maintenance equipment, materials, methods, and procedures

  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor

  • Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

  • Must comply with DOT and VDOT policies and standards when operating CDL equipment

  • Skill in the operation and maintenance of hand and power tools

  • Skill in the operation and maintenance of light, medium, and heavy duty equipment used for highway maintenance and repair

  • Knowledge of Hampton Roads Interstate and local roadways

  • Experience in radio and phone communications

  • Scheduling flexibility

  • Full-range of physical mobility, visual perception, and general good health

  • Industrial experience

  • This position is designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with this job are required during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Must possess a valid CDL Virginia driver’s license (Class B minimum), must be able to maintain

  • Must undergo a Virginia State Police Criminal Records History Check

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety for Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees

Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183542BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.