East Peoria, Illinois

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking Heavy Equipment Operators to work on an as-needed casual status basis in East Peoria, IL.

Work schedule may include any shift and any day of the week, based on business demand and weather conditions. Candidates must be flexible. Individuals hired into these positions work on a "casual status" basis, which does not guarantee a minimum number of work hours and provides only limited medical benefits. These positions can lead to full time permanent positions as they become available within the organization.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate ability to operate site-specific equipment during the interview process.

  • Proficiently and safely operate excavators, motor graders, wheel loaders, and track type tractors
  • Perform Endurance Testing and/or earthmoving projects using detailed instructions

Qualified applicants must demonstrate ability to operate site-specific equipment during the interview process.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Ability to work in the U.S. without sponsorship/work authorization
  • Three years of experience operating heavy equipment.
  • Must demonstrate ability to operate site-specific equipment during the interview process.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to interpret drawings and use GPS, UTS, and AccuGrade Machine Control Systems proficiently.
  • Ability to utilize current equipment controls.
  • Experience working under a structured safety program.
  • Experience with OSHA guidelines with a strong understanding and compliance for all machine families regarding ditch depth and back sloping.
  • Experience in truck loading with 90 and 180 degree swing.
  • Experience in cutting a back slope, side slope and V ditch.
  • Experience in identifying and understanding the difference between crown and sheet drainage on road projects.

East Peoria, Illinois

Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

Our leading technologies and repeatable processes are delivered by experts with a record of optimizing the quality and cost-effectiveness of support. Using tools such as our Facility Asset Management & Operations Services (FAMOS™) model, we integrate diverse operational elements into a single, unified approach providing control and visibility. This allows us to increase operational readiness and extend the life of critical facilities and equipment.

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

Key Services:

  • Equipment O&M/Asset Management
  • Facility O&M and Range Support
  • Global Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • IT/Network Support
  • Satellite Communications
  • Unmanned Systems


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