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Sitework Operator

Division: Sitework

Location: Tilton, NH

Posted: May 24 2024

Positions Available: 1

Pay Range: $26 - $30 per hour, based on experience

Total Grounds is a thriving professional landscape company and is seeking the right candidate for a sitework operator . The Sitework Operator is responsible for operating heavy machinery and equipment on our project locations to facilitate site preparation, excavation, grading, and other related tasks. This role requires a skilled individual with experience in operating various types of machinery and a strong understanding of construction site safety regulations

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate heavy machinery, such as excavators, skidsteers, ditch witch's and loaders to perform site preparation, excavation, grading, and other sitework requirements.

  • Follow project plans, blueprints, and specifications to ensure accurate and precise execution of tasks.

  • Conduct routine maintenance and inspections on machinery to ensure proper functionality and identify any potential equipment issues.

  • Adhere to safety protocols and regulations on project sites to prevent accidents and injuries.

  • Collaborate with sitework team members including supervisors, project managers and subcontractors to coordinate tasks and ensure efficient workflow.

  • Operate machinery in a manner that minimizes environmental impact and maintains compliance with environmental regulations.

  • Maintain accurate records of work performed, hours worked, equipment usage, materials used, and any incidents or accidents.

  • Assist with other sitework-related tasks as needed, including manual labor and general site cleanup.

  • Assist with snow operations during winter season

  • Flexibility to work overtime hours as required to complete job assignments


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 3 Years relevant experience as a sitework operator or similar role in the construction industry.

  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record.

  • CDL A or B Required

  • Certification or training in heavy equipment operation preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of construction site safety regulations and procedures.

  • Ability to operate various types of heavy machinery safely and efficiently.

  • Ability to perform manual labor in outdoor environments.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions closely.

  • Ability to lift and carry heavy objects, up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work in various weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, rain, and snow.

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, and kneel for extended periods.

  • Ability to operate heavy machinery for long periods, including sitting for extended periods.


About Us:

  • We are a workplace that fosters creativity and empowers our employees to control their performance, choices, core functions and progress on goals.

  • Employees are encouraged to sharpen and learn new skills, work together with management on career paths, personal development plans, and take advantage of training opportunities.

  • Work life balance for our employees is important to us and with proper planning a flexible schedule can be created when needed.

  • Cross-training and continued education are important to our company. You will not only have opportunities to further your skills and education, but also help train others to take on additional leadership roles in the future.


Total Grounds favors the well being, safety, and happiness of our employees and customers.


We offer:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • $1,000 per year into a Health Savings account

  • 401k with company match

  • Paid vacation time

  • Paid holiday time

  • Performance based pay increases

Join our awesome and growing team at Total Grounds today!

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