Heavy Equipment Operator Job in Omaha, NE | Groundscapes, Inc.

Heavy Equipment Operator Position Available

We are hiring! Groundscapes is currently seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator. This position will allow the right individual to use their knowledge and experience in new ways to help grow our company while also growing as an individual. Our Heavy Equipment Operator will help prepare each property for the installation process using heavy machinery and manual labor.

At Groundscapes, we have over 20 years of experience designing and installing our clients’ dream landscapes into beautiful realities. We have worked hard to build a reputation on our commitment to providing quality service. This has earned us many valuable clients, awards, and recognitions.

Requirements for Our Heavy Equipment Operator Position:

  • Highly motivated, hardworking, and dependable individual
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery in addition to bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, and performing general labor tasks for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift at least 100 pounds
  • Ability to work well with others as a team member in a very fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a variety of climate conditions
  • Must hold valid driver’s license and CDL
  • Live in or around our Valley, NE location and have access to reliable transportation

Heavy Equipment Operator Job Duties:

  • Assist other crew members digging trenches and ditches, hoisting materials, operating backhoe, front-end loader, and road grater
  • Transport materials to and from the site
  • Manually lift materials such as lumber, pipes, grates, castings, and bags of concrete
  • Read and interpret maps, sketches, drawings, technical manuals, and specifications
  • Adhere to OSHA requirements and wear mandated protective equipment
  • Attend all safety training programs related to the job

Position Benefits

  • Smart phone reimbursement of $12.50 per week
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance after 60 days of employment
  • AD&D insurance and life insurance options are available after 60 days of employment
  • Paid “winter break” after 6 months of employment
  • 401(k), paid vacations, and paid holidays are available after 1 year of employment


  • $18-$25 per hour to start, based on experience


The brand new Groundscapes Headquarters is located just west of the Omaha metro area at: 6065 N 261st Circle, Valley, NE, 68066. This new facility is the perfect collaborative environment between designers, salesmen, and our crew’s foremen. Applicants should live in Valley, NE or in a nearby location including Waterloo, Venice, Yutan, Washington, or Bennington.

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