Solar Heavy Equipment Operator - Fighting Jay Solar Project

GuyTX | Solar Group


Company Overview


Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.


Mortenson is the 2019 Top Overall Solar Contractor as well as #1 Utility Contractor and #1 EPC!

Mortenson has contributed an impressive 3.7+ GW of solar installations since inception!


It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002...


…What are you waiting for?


The Big Picture:


Do you like working with your hands? Are you a problem solver? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment when you work with a team to build a finished product? Then, join the team committed to crafting inspiring spaces and developing new ways to build!


Mortenson by the numbers


2019 revenue


employees across
11 offices + field


year founded


What will you be doing?

  • Operating the following equipment based on the requirements of the project:
    • Blade
    • Dozer
    • Loader
    • Scraper
    • Forklift/Telehandler
    • Bobcat/Skidsteer
    • Roller
    • Backhoe
    • Excavator
  • Follow prescribed safety regulations
  • Ensure that all housekeeping is maintained in a clear and orderly fashion in assigned area
  • Perform routine maintenance to include lubricating, fueling and cleaning
  • Observe equipment operation to detect machine malfunction
  • Follow work plans and pre-task cards
  • Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
  • All other duties as assigned

Our approach to leadership and culture

Our founder Mort Mortenson believed that we were all born to be leaders; that leadership wasn't something that just happened to us but was something within us.

Explore the culture he built

Grid pattern of Mortenson team members smiling.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
  • Ability to move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
  • Knowledge of equipment and their uses
  • Understand and apply basic mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, division, & multiplication)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, procedure manuals, and load charts


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Equipment certifications as required
  • Minimum 1 year experience
  • Current driver’s license of proper class and necessary endorsements as required by law
  • Essential Physical Requirements (see below):

This position description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice.


Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

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