Mainline Operator

The majority of the work will be in a utility installation type of work.

The operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the equipment for excavation, shoring, bedding, backfill, and the installation of water, storm, and sewer pipe. The operator performs duties as directed by the supervisor, usually the foreman or superintendent.

Main Responsibilities:
· Must be able to follow company safety policies and procedures.
· Must be able to follow OSHA guidelines for excavation and shoring.
· Proficiently operate excavators safely and efficiently, excavating, setting shoring, installing pipe, and backfilling.
· Ability to safely excavate near existing structures, utilities, and heavy traffic.
· Safely excavate and work around existing utilities.
· Must be a team player and able to work well with others.
· Able to place or remove underground utilities.
· Inspect equipment daily for proper operation and upkeep.
· Secure worksite to ensure safety for public and job site even while not on site.

Core Requirements:
· Ability to read and understand technical procedures and specifications, operating, installation, and maintenance instructions and safety procedures.
· Effectively communicate with fellow employees, supervisors and, inspectors as needed.
· Able to follow verbal and written directions.
· Understand drawings and diagrams.
· Understand and follow company safety policies.
· Prior pipeline or utility experience preferred.
· 2 years minimum experience
· Be able to frequently lift 50 pounds and, on occasion, up to 100 pounds.
· Work outdoors in adverse conditions.
· Have a good vision and depth perception at close and long distances.
· Be a team player.
· Ability to travel as required.
· Willingness to learn.

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