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KLE Construction, LLC Heavy Equipment Operator - MT in Billings, Montana

The story of KLE Construction is one of family, hard work, and the love of building things.

We are currently looking for Heavy Equipment Operator(s) with a solid history of team work and professionalism to join the KLE Construction team constructing Roads, Highways, Airports, Windfarms and Other Large Infrastructure Projects!

Job Summary

We are currently hiring for Dozer, Blade, Scraper, Water Truck, Roller and Excavator Operators as well as pipe layers and CDL drivers for projects in Montana

Required Abilities and Skills

  • 2+ years in equipment operating

  • Experience in reading plans and stakes and the ability to check grades

  • Understanding of soil types and how they affect the work being performed and the hazards they present

  • Able to work long hours in all types of weather conditions

  • Ability to lift up to and move 60lbs

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and the resources to get to and from work

  • Must have a clean MVR

  • Ability to show up early and be on time ready to work (punctuality and dependability)

  • Ability to communicate (smart phone is needed for time tracking)

  • Read and Understand English and use basic mathematical calculations

  • Use of problem-solving skills to find solutions or to deal proactively with work related problems and use good judgement to solve problems

  • Understanding of tools and safe practices

  • Capable of working with a crew and able to maintain good work ethics and communications

  • Able to pass a drug test and background check

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operate in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals.

  • Able to operate and run equipment with precision to work to close tolerances

  • May be designated according to type of equipment operated

  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment, such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning.

  • Inspects and maintains the equipment according to KLE Equipment policy

  • Must safely operate equipment according to manufactures requirements and KLE Requirements

  • Work with others in order to complete the jobs designated successfully and safely

  • Follow directions from foremen and superintendents as to expectations for each specific project

  • Expected to be able to complete all Labor responsibilities when required

  • Clean work area, company vehicles, tools and equipment

  • Promote good public relations

  • Work cooperatively with those contracted in the course of the work (clients)

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Perform all work in accordance with applicable rules and regulations of the company handbook

  • Perform all work in a safe manner according to company policies and KLE HSE manual

As with the nature of construction, this job description, the duties and responsibilities contained herein are both general and not intended to be a complete list of the duties, expectations, responsibilities necessary to this position. As with any atmosphere, supervisors or managers may ask you to perform additional or other duties as needed or required.


KLE offers not only highly competitive compensation, but we also pay 100% of our employees medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances. We offer a great 401K retirement plan customizable with 4% matching contribution incentives as well as paid holidays, vacation and more.

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