Heavy Equipment Operator
Sundance Resort
 Sundance, UT

Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator

Department: Landscaping and Grounds

Reports To: Landscaping and Grounds Manager

Rate of Pay: $16.00-19.00/hour

Shift: Varies and on-call

SUMMARY

Operate landscaping/snow removal equipment to support Parking and Grounds departments using best practices to accomplish safety and environmental goals while providing safe passage for employees and guests.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assist in grading, excavation, snow removal, plowing and sanding of resort parking areas and roads by operation of dozer, trackhoe, loader, backhoe, plow and sander truck, blower, skid-steer as needed.

Clear parking areas, roads, and pathways creating a safe environment for guests and employees.

Routinely check fluids and oil levels in all standard and heavy equipment.

Handle and dispose of all maintenance materials according to standards.

Occasionally assist with parking guests, driving shuttle bus, shoveling and snow blowing walkways.

Answer guest inquiries accurately and professionally.

Share the Sundance story of land preservation and environmental commitment as the occasion arises.

Set up and removes holiday decorations around resort areas.

Help empty trash and deliver firewood as needed.

Support the recycling program.

Possess necessary social skills to work with a broad based constituency and provide excellent service to all internal and external guests.

ALL SUNDANCE REPRESENTATIVES ARE EXPECTED TO

Embrace and promote all facets of the Sundance Guiding Principles: vision, mission, service standards, and values.

Exhibit job and product knowledge to accurately support and promote all Sundance departments, amenities and programming ventures.

Be flexible to meet business demands, work well under pressure, meet deadlines and manage time appropriately.

Work with a broad based constituency and provide excellent service to all internal and external guests.

Demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.

Keep information confidential as directed in the confidentiality agreement.

Support and comply with all Sundance policies, procedures, and standards.

Protect Sundance assets.

Be an ambassador of Sundance inside and outside of work

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT

Support and participate in environmental programs associated with position: minimizing waste, recycling, energy conservation, purchase and use of sustainable products, education on environmental ethic, support vendors with similar ethic, decrease pollution levels, minimize the use of toxic chemicals, restore wild life habitats, carpool with co-workers to minimize carbon emissions. All employees are invited to participate in environmental or Sundance Preserve sponsored events.

DRESS CODE

Sundance recognizes the impact that our image has on the guest's impression of the resort and the perception of our ability to provide professional service to our clientele. As representatives of Sundance all employees including mangers are expected to be in compliance with the Dress Code determined for his/her department as defined in the job description or follow the standards below.

In order to best promote a positive, professional image that meets Sundance guest's expectations, employees are required to dress in a professional, conservative fashion that is appropriate for their area. Please use the following as a minimum standard:

All aspects of the Personal Appearance policy (SPL#50) must be in compliance.

Employees are required to wear nametags at all times while on duty.

Clothing must be unwrinkled, clean, and in good condition (no rips, tears, or frays regardless of whether accidental or fashionably placed).

Blue jeans are permitted.

Men's shirts must be tucked in.

Appropriate skirt length is from the knee to the ankle.

A tailored fit is required of all clothing.

Tank tops, halter tops tube tops, and spaghetti straps are prohibited.

Sleeveless shirts are permitted for females.

Bare midriffs are prohibited.

Proper footwear for your department is required.

Dress sandals are permitted for females.

Flip flops are prohibited in all areas.

Tennis shoes are prohibited unless there is a business need (ie: Mtn. Ops.)

Fashion sneakers are allowed within department approved parameters.

If your department allows t-shirts, they must be in good condition and have appropriate Sundance logos.

If your department allows baseball caps, they must be in good condition and have appropriate Sundance logos.

If your department allows beanies, they must be in good condition and Sundance branded.

Employees working in retail outlets may wear t-shirts and caps that are sold in their area if no uniform is provided.

Accommodations

Sundance will reasonably accommodate employees with religious beliefs or a disability that may make it difficult for that employee to comply fully with the Personal Appearance Policy. Employees should contact their supervisor or Human Resources to request a reasonable accommodation that will comply to the greatest extent possible with the policy.

DISCLAIMER

This is a general description of this job. All employees of Sundance Partners LTD. will be required to perform any task that is asked of him/her within legal and ethical parameters and company policy.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge and ability to operate heavy equipment such as backhoe, snow plow, sander and dozer.

TECHNICAL/COMPUTER SKILLS

Operate 2-way radios for communication to other staff.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must possess a valid U.S. Drivers' License in good standing as determined by Sundance's Insurance Company guidelines.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to sit for extended periods, stand for several hours in wet and cold conditions or hot and dusty conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Must be 21 years of age or older