Heavy Equipment Operator


NGTI is seeking to fill the following Heavy Equipment Operator positions: 

  • Back-hoe Operator
  • Front-end Loader Operator
  • Trencher Operator
  • Crane Operator

Other heavy equipment operators are encouraged to apply as NGTI provides on-the-job training. 

Employees of NGTI are required to maintain a professional appearance, and work from our Navajo, NM office Monday - Friday from 8AM - 5PM. Overtime and travel may be required when necessary. Navajo preference given.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Able to safely and efficiently operate the machine.
  • Able to safely and efficiently operate and haul heavy equipment and propane tanks to and from jobsite.
  • Perform daily pre-trip, and post-trip Inspections.
  • Must demonstrate safe summer & winter weather driving capabilities.
  • Identify abnormal operating conditions of heavy equipment and implement maintenance.
  • Perform Monthly Vehicle Inspections (restock items as necessary).
  • Complete Daily Mileage Log.
  • Perform routine Maintenance on assigned Equipment.
  • Identify abnormal operating conditions of heavy equipment and implement maintenance.
  • Must communicate with supervisor & management regarding progress of assignments, and need for equipment servicing in an effective and professional manner.
  • Must be able to perform Physical Labor using hand and power tools.
  • Overnight stay may be required depending on job proximity.

Required Skills:

  • Must have a minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent Diploma.
  • Must have valid CDL
  • Can speak and read English language fluently.
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be dependable, honest, reliable and friendly.
  • Ability to assist in construction activities.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines with problem-solving capabilities.
  • Physically able to operate heavy equipment, and other small equipment. Including ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs, and 50 lbs overhead.
  • Must be able to work outside in extreme seasonal weather conditions.

Preferred Skills:

  • CDL with Hazmat & Tanker Endorsement.
  • Multi-lingual, Navajo and English.
  • 3 months Heavy Equipment Operation experience


  • $12.00 - $22.00 per hour. 
  • Pay rate based on education, experience, and background. 
  • Lodging and transportation provided when travel required.
  • Paid Holidays, Sick Leave, Company Paid Travel, 401K Profit Sharing Plan (after 1yr service), and Performance-Based Bonuses.

To Apply

Click the button below to download and complete an employment application. Specify "Heavy Equipment Operator " in the position applying for field.


Submit application: 

  • In-person, Navajo Route 12, Mill Rd, Navajo, NM 87328 (Google Maps
  • By fax, (505) 777-2394 
  • By email jobs@nationsgastech.com