Excavator Operator - Charlotte, NC Region

Job Description

Salary based on the depth of construction experience - Salary Range - $55,000 to $75,000

Excavator Operator

-Candidates should have at least 3 years of experience operating excavators (operating weight 20,000 lbs. or more) on pipeline construction projects. Some manual labor may be required.

Mainline Excavator Position Responsibilities:

  • - Excavate line and grade for mainline waterline according to project plans
  • - Excavate around existing utilities with precision
  • - Understand and implement trench depth & grade
  • - Understand and implement pothole procedure, pipeline & grade compaction
  • - Knowledge of excavation, trenching & shoring practices
  • - Understand and implement the proper rigging for all materials being lowered into the trench
  • - OSHA Certified competent person for trenching & shoring
  • - Thorough knowledge of equipment maintenance to ensure safe and reliable equipment at all times

-This will be a full-time position with some travel required.

-All Candidates must be able to meet the following requirements:
-Have a valid driver’s license with a clean record
-Pass a pre-employment drug screen
-Display a professional and courteous attitude at all times
-Be willing to work nights and weekends when required
-Be able to work overtime when required
-Be willing to work outdoors in extreme conditions (hot/cold)
-Be able to do preventive maintenance on equipment, (grease fittings, check fluid levels, refuel)
-Strictly adhere to company Safety requirements and procedures
-Have the willingness to work in a team environment

Benefits provided:
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
401 K Retirement Plan
ESOP - Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Health/Dental/Life/ and Short Term Disability Insurance

-Salary Range: Between $55,000. to $75,000 per year based on experience and abilities

Please attach your resume and references in the following application.

Type: Full-time
Pay: $55,000.00 to $75,000.00 per YEAR

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State Utility Contractors, Inc.

State Utility Contractors, Inc. is committed to excellence and strives to be recognized as the premier builder of environmental service facilities in the Southeast. To earn this recognition by producing the highest quality facilities to meet our clients’ needs within their projects’ design, specification, and budgetary constraints. We enjoy the experience of the construction process and value its importance, realizing that it is the relationships we build during the process.

With our Corporate Office located in Monroe, North Carolina and regional office near Wilmington, North Carolina. State Utility Contractors, Inc. is one of the areas fastest growing employee owned contractors, specializing in heavy civil construction. Our areas of expertise are water and wastewater treatment plants, water and sewer lines, land/infrastructure, and general commercial construction.

State Utility Contractors, Inc. prides itself in being a forward thinking company, with expertise and performance that exceeds our competition. We provide services & solutions to the most complex projects, for without these services, growth could not occur.

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