Apr 26, 2021

Heavy Equipment Operator

  • Royal Caribbean LTD
  • Perfect Day CocoCay - Royal Caribbean International, The Bahamas
Full Time Job Operations Technician

Job / Advertisement Description

Position Summary:


All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s brand standards, SQM standards, USPH guidelines, environment, and safety policies. In accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s philosophy, The Royal Way each employee always conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner. This consists of physical and verbal interactions with guests or fellow employees and/or in the presence of guest contact and employee areas.


This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the Island employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management. All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with the Company's Safety, Quality and Environmental standards.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the care and operation of the Island’s Heavy equipment, not limited to but including bulldozers, forklifts, backhoes, dump trucks, cargo trucks, and hydraulic truck cranes.  
  • Coordinates the requested work, plans to comply with the requests from other departments within Private destination guidelines approved by Engineering Manager/Director. They shall ensure the necessary safety measures are taken to protect personnel and property.


RCL places the highest value on the environment, and all employees shall do the same. Those assigned to this position shall work with superiors and subordinates to understand and comply with the company's environmental policies and be committed to safeguard the environment. He shall directly and immediately inform his immediate superior if any environmental system does not function properly.



Knowledge and Skills

  • Knows our brand standards and is always accountable for executing against them; holds others accountable for delivering against the standards
  • Drives guest satisfaction by serving as the environmental ambassador Interfaces with waste vendors and port agents, as needed; this may include conducting waste vendor due diligence surveys and site inspections at the request of Environmental Stewardship
  • Exhibits professional leadership presence, positive energy and passion in all situations
  • Accepts ownership for achieving results in all areas of accountability including environmental performance, ratings, expenses, USPH, Workplace Safety and employee satisfaction
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding all KPIs that are directly influenced by this role
  • Ensures service standards, Safety, Environmental and other company policies and standards are consistently maintaining save the waves standards, reduce, reuse, recycle.
  • Supports team’s Public Health needs by assisting with the implementation of plans and programs (e.g. OPP; IPM; Water Safety Plan, including potable and recreational waters; Public Health.
  • Participation in Safety Drills.
  • Experience with
  • Heavy Equipment Operations
  • General maintenance and care of heavy machinery



Financial Responsibilities


The position is responsible for cost containment through the proper use, handling and maintenance of chemicals, supplies and equipment.



Must possess the following Experience:

  • Heavy Equipment Operators License
  • Previous Experience as Heavy Equipment Operator in construction sites
  • Teamwork with a strong work ethic and ability to work in multicultural environment
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of environmentally related technical equipment and systems
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple priorities and consistently meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to plan projects, assign priorities, resolve problems and to work with out supervision. English reading and writing skills required.




All employees must be able to communicate in the English language in order to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors and co-workers


Physical Demands:

List specific physical requirements that an employee must meet in order to perform the job duties with or without a reasonable accommodation. Specific requirements that are essential parts of the job should be described clearly and precisely below.  Examples: lifting, standing for extended periods of time, hearing, carrying, moving, pulling/pushing, climbing etc.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:


All employees must be physically able to participate in emergency procedures and drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency. The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Environment on the Island is an outdoor environment where high temperature and humidity are experienced.