Job Description

SALARY/ PAY: (Wage determined by experience verified by references and upon completion of interview).


REPORTS TO: Pit Management



(Pit Operator role, mainly but not limited to;)

The Pit Operator position reports directly to the Pit Manager daily.

·        Effectively manage worksite while ensuring the job is done safely, on time, & under budget.

·        Enforce & be familiar with all MSHA regulations.

·        Complete required MSHA paperwork, and inspections each day.

·        Ability to write up customer invoices with little to no error.

·        Ensure cleanliness and maintenance of company provided vehicle, and/or equipment.

·        Must be willing to obtain MSHA 24-hour certification training, (company provided.)

·        Possession of a CDL-A is a plus, not a requirement for hire. (Must be willing to obtain a Class A CDL.)



·        Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

·        Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

·        Ability to read, understand, & interpret MSHA required paperwork.

·        Ability to safely operate all types of heavy equipment used on jobsites.

·        Must be literate with smart phones & tablets as they are used for clocking in, and out each day.


To perform this job successfully, and individual mut be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.





·        Must have 2-3 years’ experience in operating heavy equipment and machinery, in the construction and/or mining industries.



·        Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. continually throughout the day.

·        Competency and awareness of surroundings to identify safety hazards.

·        Employee is regularly required to sit, climb, talk., hear, and use fingers.

·        Exposure to hot outdoor temperatures for up to 10 hours a day, along with direct sunlight.

·        Exposure to cold weather and snowy conditions in the winter months.



This is a FULL-TIME position. Shifts & hours vary depending on the season. Overtime is available (sometimes required) and varies depending on the demand of work. Attendance is an essential function of this job. Successful candidate must have transportation to the pit as the company does not provide transportation.




After initial 60 days of employment:

·        Company offers Life, Health, Dental, & Vision insurance.

·        Paid Holiday’s

After 1 YEAR of continuous employment:

·        Paid Vacation

·        401K Plan



Kapp Construction is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.”


The job descripion above, is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties and/or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Type: Full-time

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Kapp Companies

Kapp Construction is a local family owned & operated business, located in Ogden UT specializing in Utility Construction (sewer, storm drain, waterline, general excavation, and grading). We are an equal opportunity employer. We have immediate openings for experienced, reliable, hardworking, team-oriented employees.

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