Dirt Artisans - PTBA Member Company

Job Name: Trail Builder-Machine Operator

Job Submitted By: Dirt Artisans


Job Description:

The Trail Builder-Machine Operator creates, shapes and finalizes the trail including building bridges and rock armoring for sustainability and users' enjoyment.

  • Be able to travel and live away from home for extended periods of time.

  • Physically fit, strong, agile and dexterous

  • Enjoy working outdoors in forests or fields and be prepared for weather changes.

  • Mindful and comfortable in nature, including plants, animals and terrain with possible exposure to ticks, noxious weeds and steep side slopes.

  • Possess good stamina to be able to hike into the worksite, pick up and carry equipment/rocks and work an average of 8-10 hours/day

  • Physically capable to stand and preform repetitive tasks for extended periods of time.

  • Able to sit and operate a machine for extended periods of time.

  • Safely operate and maintain different machinery such as a trail dozer, mini excavator, skid steer, utility vehicle, trail motorcycle, mini hauler, tamper and power tools including chainsaws, drills and backpack blower.

  • Safely operate and maintain hand tools such as a hoe, rake, shovel, loppers, handsaw, axe and hammer.

  • Preform periodic checks on equipment and solve problems as detected.

  • Observe and follow company policies, safety rules and regulations.

  • Must have a valid Driver's License, acceptable motor vehicle record and own transportation to the jobsite locations.

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.

Salary and Benefits: Hourly, based on experience with a minimum base pay of $14/hour. Higher pay for CDL and DOT/FMCSA driving responsibilities. Mileage, housing, and per diem compensation for out of town worksite travel. Health insurance available for full-time employees.