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Ulland Brothers Inc Construction Heavy Equipment Operator in Virginia/Duluth, Minnesota

Ulland Brothers, Inc., is a Civil/Highway-Heavy, aggregate and site development contractor with offices in Carlton, Virginia and Albert Lea, MN. Ulland Brothers has operated in the construction industry for over 100 years .

This is a union position with Operating Engineer #49 and requires being away from home periodically. This is a safety sensitive position.


Operates various types of power construction equipment including but not limited to: rubber-tired backhoe, loaders, rollers, graders, excavators, etc. to excavate or move and place dirt or materials during the course of construction.


Minimum of 2 years’ operating experience. Good ability and knowledge in the operation and maintenance of such equipment as listed above. Operation requires adjusting handwheels and depressing pedals to drive machines and control attachments such as blades, buckets, scrapers, and swing booms. Controlling levers and pedals on assigned equipment to lower bucket or scoop up material. Required to perform maintenance duties such as cleaning, greasing, and oiling machines. Requires ability to read and understand blueprints. CDL helpful.


This position requires operating equipment in a safe manner. It is a requirement to follow instructions and meet set standards and to judge distances and slopes accurately. This is inside and outside work in all types of environments, conditions, weather, and seasons. Appropriate personal safety equipment is supplied. This is medium duty work requiring lifting, climbing and sitting. Crouching, or stooping and bending, full use of hand, arms, and legs and eye-hand coordination is essential. Reaching and feeling, overhead lifting, and repetitive motions are required: Talking and hearing; good eyesight (either naturally or with correction); and color discrimination are essential to satisfactory performance. Due to the nature of the position, an Operator may be required to perform other duties throughout the course of a workday. Regular and timely attendance is essential, and hours must conform to the company's operating hours.


Ulland Brothers is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strongly encourages Women, People of Color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and Veterans to apply. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, or any other protected class. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.