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Heavy Equipmment Operator

AZZ incorporated Chattanooga Full-Time
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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Load Equipment Centers, Generator Enclosures, and other major shipments that often exceed $1,000,000 in value, safely and efficiently, using equipment deemed to be optimal for the task (varies)

  • Work closely with Heavy Haul Transportation providers to ensure secure shipments.

  • Work closely with shipping to provide accurate shipping details for each shipment.

  • Work in conjunction with crane subcontractors to ensure safe, secure, and timely utilization of their services.

  • Operate a range of heavy equipment, including various forklifts up to 60,000 lb. capacity, and mobile crane devices.

  • Ensure OSHA and company safety procedures are communicated and encouraged.

  • Prepare buildings for shipment by boarding openings, banding doors, and installing any additional equipment needed for proper and safe loading of building.

  • Load buildings onto trucks using forklift (up to 60,000 pound capacity) or other approved lifting and moving equipment and tools.

  • Determine the optimal equipment for the task, which is especially critical with the dimensions and weights encountered in AZZ products.

  • Unload inbound electrical and other major equipment deliveries, values exceeding $500,000 using optimal equipment. Safe handling is essential for this often delicate equipment.

  • Assist Manufacturing as necessary with major on site logistic needs such as moving in process enclosures and CSE.

  • Assist receiving in unloads of large inbound shipments such as CSE and Diesel Generators.

  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others

  • Keep materials and work area clean, organized and free from clutter, or any potential safety hazards.

  • Ensure all materials and equipment are organized, used and stored properly.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned




  • High School Diploma or GED

  • At least three (3) years of experience operating heavy equipment

  • Must be able to climb in and out of equipment unassisted

  • Ability to have a flexible work schedule, including working overtime and weekends as needed

AZZ offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase, paid holidays and vacation.



Skills required

Preventive Maintenance
Perform Repair
Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
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AZZ incorporated
(NYSE:AZZ) was established in 1956 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX. AZZ
is a specialty electrical equipment manufacturer and provider of highly
engineered services to the global markets of power generation, transmission,
distribution and industrial as well as a leading provider of hot dip
galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market.

AZZ Energy is the leading provider of specialized products and services
designed to support industrial, nuclear and electrical applications. Offering
some of the most technologically advanced solutions and engineering resources
developed from a legacy of proven, reliable product options, AZZ Energy is
ideally positioned to meet the most challenging application-specific demands to
ensure safe, productive facilities.

AZZ Galvanizing Services provides hot dip galvanizing to the steel fabrication
industry through facilities located throughout North America. As North
America’s Largest Galvanizer, our vast network of facilities adequately
positions us to serve a variety of industries and applications. Hot-dip
galvanizing is a metallurgical process in which molten zinc is applied to a
customer's material. The zinc bonding renders corrosion protection to
fabricated steel for extended periods of up to 50 years.

Our success is attributed to a focus on innovation, continuous improvement of
processes and the world-class quality that has distinguished us in the
marketplace. As an employee, you will quickly come to understand and appreciate
the AZZ advantage.

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