• Construction Operator

    Job Locations US-TX-Bonham
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Field Operations
  • Overview

    RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 294 stream miles and 58,024 wetland acres and conserved and preserved 9,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 14,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 250 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability through the establishment of mitigation/conservation banks, permittee responsible turnkey mitigation, and corporate social responsibility projects.


    The purpose of this role is to serve as an Operator for the Lower Bois d’Arc reservoir project.  This will include manual labor, crew management, equipment operation, construction oversight, and general upkeep around the project site. 



    • Operating equipment including; all terrain utility vehicles, tractors, skid loaders, track hoe’s
    • Crew management and oversight; ensure all plants, erosion control products, and any maintenance work is conducted to specification and to a highly level of quality as expected by the Project Manager
    • Construction oversight; including day-to-day sub-contractor oversight
    • Responsible for looking after assets, individuals, and properties
    • Responsible for care of the buildings and grounds while living on the premises in order to provide better surveillance

    Key Competencies:


    • Strong attention to detail, and ability to direct sub-contractors and crew members to meet project timelines and to ensure work is done to a high standard of quality
    • Strong work ethic and ability to get the job completed with tight timeframes and difficult conditions
    • Solid time management and good organizational skills
    • Team player
    • Proactive / Motivated
    • Takes directions well and willing to learn
    • Articulate
    • Trustworthy



    • Two years of excavator experience
    • Experience operating equipment for utilities companies or golf course construction
    • Two years of field experience in ecological restoration and site management
    • CDL License
    • Work is seasonally steady and often will require over 40 hours per week. Some weekend work required during peak periods
    • High school Diploma or GED preferred


    Physcial Demands:

    • Ability to carry heavy loads of up to 50 pounds in rough terrain
    • Ability to use all standard hand tools, spray equipment, and mechanized landscaping equipment
    • Ability to operate standard construction equipment



    VEVRAA Federal Contractor


    RES is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.



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