• Equipment Operator- Main Yard

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(1/12/2019 2:08 PM)
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard Inc., is looking to obtain an experienced Equipment Operator within our Maintenance Shop.


    This is a full-time position working first shift with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA


    • Operate heavy equipment of various sizes and weights, safely and efficiently.
    • Follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
    • Report any problems to Supervisor, or Maintenance Resources Manager.
    • Follow direction of supervisor as for daily tasks and expectations for each specific project.
    • Perform servicing and maintenance of equipment, when not operating work within a maintenance shop environment as a mechanic.
    • Perform daily pre-and-post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.
    • Assist in training less-experienced employees on the proper operations, servicing, and repair of equipment to further their abilities.
    • Able to operate heavy and complex equipment requiring skill and the exercise of independent judgment.
    • Willing and able to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions.
    • Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
    • Able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
    • Other duties as may be assigned.
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance.
    • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
    • Other duties as required


    • 1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • CDL A or B with proper endorsements i.e. hazmat, a plus but not required.
    • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures.
    • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
    • Thorough knowledge with the following:
    • operating heavy equipment;
    • materials, methods, and tools involved in construction;
    • trenching and shoring standards;
    • hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations and construction sites.
    • Able to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records, and read blueprints or other project documents.

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include:


    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more


    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


    Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.




    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry


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