Outside Plant Construction Underground Equipment Operator

FLSA: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: MD, DC, & VA

This position is responsible for operating all underground equipment to include backhoe, trencher, plow, as well as performing other duties as required for all projects assigned.

Essential Job Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Safely and efficiently mobilize, setup and operate equipment to maximize daily productivity and quality, while providing resolution to problems that may arise at a job site
  • Monitor locating process and equipment during the drilling phases
  • Carry out basic maintenance of equipment, including lubricating and cleaning and report any mechanical issues to manager
  • Demonstrate courtesy and professionalism when working directly with customers, vendors/suppliers and subcontractors
  • Take direction easily and respect changes in priorities and timing as requested by manager
  • Perform all duties according and utilizing safety procedures and equipment, while following and implementing all Miss Utility Laws

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 1-year experience with operating underground equipment and/or similar heavy equipment in various conditions
  • CDL Driver’s License with clean driving record or willingness to obtain
  • Safe performance record and a clean driving record are required
  • Enjoy working outdoors in varying elements in a team atmosphere with excellent communications skills
  • Able to work in confined spaces