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Heavy Equipment Operator - CO
Title:Heavy Equipment Operator - CO

Heavy Equipment Operators join the Monks Construction Team.


Company Overview

For over 50 Years, Monks Construction has provided opportunities for experienced and apprentice level operators to construct important heavy civil projects across the western United States.  
The Monks Team Members have access to well maintained, late model equipment utilizing the latest technology.

Available equipment openings for Scrapers, Dozers, Articulated Trucks, Loaders, Excavators, Motorgraders, Water Trucks, Tractors and Compactors.

At Monks Construction we strive to create a positive work environment that will attract and retain the industries finest. We understand that compensation and excellent benefits are a major incentive for our team members’ hard work and dedication.
Each eligible employee receives a comprehensive benefits package that includes health and retirement benefits. Our complete benefit package leads the industry in its value to our Team Members.

  • Highly Competitive Wages
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Weather Days
  • Medical – Dental - Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K
  • Late Model Equipment and Technology
  • Training/Education

* Note: Benefits and eligibility periods vary, benefits may require employee co-payment. Candidates will be given specific information during the interview process

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Safely operate and maintain equipment
  • Earth moving, ditching, trenching, and hoisting
  • Perform equipment pre and post work inspections
  • Understand plan grades as required
  • Distinguish between material types and moisture content of various soil types
  • Maintain a clean cab
  • Use hand tools as required
  • Attend and participate in daily and or weekly safety meeting
  • Participate in toolbox safety meetings and daily stretch and bend activities
  • Perform construction related work as required
  • Consistent Attendance


  • Minimum 18 Years of Age
  • Ability to pass and maintain pre-employment and drug screenings
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical
  • Ability to pass work history verification
  • Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Positive & Safe Work History
  • Reliable means of transportation to and from assigned projects
  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and operating levers or controls
  • Climbing, manual and finger dexterity including eye-hand coordination
  • Use of foot controls and pedals
  • Requires good or corrected vision and hearing within normal range
  • Requires ability to operate large equipment in rough terrain
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to understand and follow safety guidelines

Working Conditions

  • Frequent exposure to rain, sleet, snow, dust, mud, heat, cold, noise and other conditions common to a construction site
  • May require irregular hours, out of town work, overnight stays, night, weekends, and holidays
  • May require working in safe trench conditions



  • Preference for individuals with experience in Heavy Civil Construction

Complete applications online at

or apply at our office:

8355 Vollmer Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80908


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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