Heavy Equipment Operator

We’re looking for a skilled Heavy Equipment Operator who can work well on their own and with others. You should be safe, good at operating equipment, and have a positive attitude when solving problems with our team.

About the Position

Dunham Inc is currently expanding its operations, and we are eagerly seeking experienced Heavy Equipment Operators to strengthen our growing compost division. This full-time hourly position is open for immediate hiring, with compensation reflecting the breadth of your experience. We’re focused on finding individuals who are not just looking for a job but seeking to become a part of a family-owned company that values a proactive attitude and nurtures a supportive work environment

Why Join Us:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Paid Time Off (Accrual begins from your first day of employment)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Company-Provided Uniforms
  • A close-knit work environment with unmatched co-worker camaraderie
  • Ample development opportunities

About Dunham Inc:

Since the mid-1980s, Twin Cities’ businesses and individuals have trusted us for quality and reliable recycling services. We offer comprehensive metal and wood recycling services, along with trucking and dumpster rental to cater to our customers’ construction needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate a variety of heavy equipment safely and efficiently, including but not limited to: Excavators, Dozers, Skid Steers, Mini Excavators, and Front-End Loaders.
  • Strict adherence to safety protocols and procedures.
  • Conduct maintenance checks and perform routine preventative maintenance.
  • Manage and execute miscellaneous job-related duties as necessary.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of competency, skill, and proficiency in equipment operation.
  • Accurately complete required documentation and operate within the guidelines of the company’s policies.
  • Maintain compliance with safety, operating, and maintenance instructions and regulations.


  • Proven experience in operating heavy equipment.
  • Strong commitment to safety standards and procedures.
  • Valid Driver’s License (Required).
  • Ability to pass a drug screening test.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and ability to perform various duties as assigned.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to understand and follow operating and maintenance instructions.

Ready to Apply?

Want a rewarding job where you can make a real difference? We’re on a mission to create a sustainable future, one truckload at a time. Our crew drives innovation and fosters community every step of the way. Submit your application with the form.