Heavy Equipment Operator

Centuri Group, Inc.
Freeland, MD
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
SummaryJoin the leader in underground pipeline construction and get yourself a solid career with solid pay! Take the first step on your path to career advancement; Join Us - We've got work for the next 100 years!NPL Heavy Equipment Operators are assigned to construction crews working to install or replace natural gas pipelines underground. Your duties involve physically demanding construction general labor while operating specialized vehicles and earth movers. Operators use a variety of equipment and machinery to safely move earth, equipment, tools and materials to and from construction sites.PerksJoin the Largest Natural Gas Distribution Contractor in the United StatesWeekly PayrollPaid, on-the-job training: natural gas distribution, utility excavation, safety Employee Assistance program benefitHealth Insurance Plan benefitRetirement Plan benefitResponsibilitiesSafely operate heavy equipment such as: skidsteers, backhoe, trencher, paver, dozer, milling saw, road grater, hydro-excavator, HDD, track hoe and moreLoad and unload equipment and materialsDaily pre-shift vehicle and equipment inspections; maintain daily logPerform regular maintenance/cleaning on assigned vehicles and equipmentOther duties as requested by leadership Education, Skills, Experience NeededHigh School Diploma or equivalent is preferredProven record of safely operating an excavator, dozer, and/or articulated truck is requiredValid Commercial Driver's License class A required; tanker endorsement a plusSkill to operate equipment in close proximity to workers and underground utilitiesPossess a strong work ethic and commitment to excellenceCommitment to doing quality work while putting safety firstWorking EnvironmentWork sites are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditionsAll worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in EnglishWork includes prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawlingWork is performed within the "red zone" of heavy equipmentWorking safely requires quick/accurate hand-eye coordination and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe mannerRequirementsPass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screensProvide valid US work authorization documents for E-VerifySatisfactory results of pre-employment background check resultsValid driver's license with clean driving recordPre-employment medical fit-for-duty test; hold/obtain DOT medical cardJoin and maintain Union membershipWith the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start dateEqual Employment Opportunity StatementThis job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management's assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (eg, accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.Centuri is a Department of Transportation regulated employer. Certain safety-sensitive positions are covered under the DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations, 49 CFR Part 40. It is important to note that marijuana remains a drug listed in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. It remains unacceptable for any safety-sensitive employee subject to drug testing under the company's Drug Free Workplace Policy to use or test positive for marijuana.

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