Heavy Equipment Operator

  • Full-time

Company Description

Quantum Dynamics, Inc. (Quantum) is a Women-Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business that is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. The company is a service oriented firm with a rich corporate history of quality, responsive service and multi-disciplinary staff having the requisite education, specialized training, and experience to meet the exact needs of all their clients. Quantum focuses on providing quality Engineering, Information Technology, Logistics, Business Management, and Technical Support Services to professional, government, and scientific organizations.

Job Description

Duties: Operates and maintains a variety of heavy vehicles and other equipment. Loads and unloads supplies and equipment from ships, docks, warehouses, and motor vehicles and moves hazardous materials into machinery for recycling, such as box crushers or conveyor belts. The Heavy Equipment Operator operates heavy equipment, such as cranes, clamshells, power shovels, motor graders, heavy loaders, carryalls, bulldozers, rollers, scrapers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scrapper attachments. Equipment is used to excavate, load, or move dirt, gravel, or non-hazardous and hazardous materials. The Heavy Equipment Operator also uses equipment such as cranes or lifts to put non-hazardous waste into large incinerators or open-air burn pits when directed. Operators may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans, grease, adjust, and make emergency repairs to equipment. The heavy equipment operator may be designated as the secondary operator of the incinerator. Will operate any non-hazardous waste disposal equipment in accordance with the location Solid Waste Management Plan.


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Must provide a copy of the diploma.


Skill level and/or years of experience: Military or defense contractor training and experience on U.S. Army supply systems preferred. Must have two (2) years of experience operating a 10K forklift or larger as an equipment operator.


Licenses/Certifications: Previously or currently certified/licensed to operate Kalmar (MHE) type equipment. CDL License or equivalent.

Additional Information

Other Requirements:

·       Proof of the COVID-19 Vaccination according to the Center for Disease Control Guidelines

·       Active U.S. Passport

·       Prior military experience preferred

your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.