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United Rentals Equipment Operator in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

If you’d like the chance to make your mark with the world’s largest equipment rental provider, come build your future with United Rentals!

As the Equipment Operator – Matting Solutions, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner. You will be required to work in all weather and be prepared for both extreme heat and cold environments.

Formerly YAK ACCESS, Matting Solutions is now part of the United Rentals Team and is one of North America’s leading providers of right-of-way access solutions. From pipelines to power lines to civil projects, we offer unmatched expertise in total access planning, clearing, site work and restoration services.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks, pre- and post-equipment inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies

  • Participate in routine maintenance (such as greasing, etc.) and ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored

  • Effectively communicate to all site personnel and practice workplace safety

  • Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner

  • Maintain daily logs of equipment usage, maintenance, etc.

  • Clear understanding of ground signals, and maintain constant eye contact with ground personnel

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent, ability to read and write fluently (English)

  • Valid driver’s license

  • 1-3 years of experience operating multiple types of heavy equipment on large construction projects

  • Ability to operate equipment independently, self-directed with minimal supervision

  • Knowledge of safety hazards of construction projects and inspection principles and techniques

  • Skill in reading and interpreting Access and Construction Plans

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Travel out of town during the week or weekends, extensive overtime

This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of United Rentals’ policies and procedures.

Why join us?

We don’t just “talk the talk!” We’re an award-winning company (recently named a Glassdoor Best Place to Work in 2023) that truly cares about our people - That’s why we offer best-in-class benefits and perks that will support you and your family. In addition to our health and financial plans, we also offer:

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • United Compassion Fund (http://jobs.unitedrentals.com/creative/culture)

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Career Development & Promotional Opportunities

  • Additional Vacation Buy Up Program (US Only)

  • Early Wage Access through Payactiv (US Hourly Only)

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • An inclusive and welcoming culture (http://jobs.unitedrentals.com/creative/diversity)

Learn more about our full US benefit offerings (http://unitedrentalsbenefits.com/) here.

Mutual respect for the dignity and fundamental rights of all persons defines our culture. United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other status protected by law. If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point of the application process, please email careers@ur.com for assistance.

United Rentals consists of a wide variety of roles with different duties and responsibilities. The actual pay rate offered to candidates varies depending upon a wide range of factors including specific position, education, training, experience, skills, and ability.