Underground Pipe Crew Backhoe Operator

Underground Pipe Crew Backhoe Operator

22 Sep 2022
Florida, West palm beach, 33401 West palm beach USA

Underground Pipe Crew Backhoe Operator

H&J Contracting, Inc. is looking for experienced Underground Pipe Crew Backhoe Operator for water/sewer/drainage crew.

Prior experience working with underground pipe (deep sewer, water, storm, etc.) is required.

The responsibilities of the Operator include, but are not limited to:

Excavating ditches and structures, laying pipe and precast concrete structures, carrying materials in the loader bucket, and general excavation and backfill.

Clean and prepare job sites, dig trenches, place shoring to support the sides of excavations, clean up rubble and debris.

Operate the excavator/hoe and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.

Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.

Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, and clean, lubricate and refill equipment as


Work with ground personnel in the excavation and installation process of laying pipe on line and


Ensure trench is excavated to the proper depth/grade.

Responsible for placement of water, storm and sanitary sewer pipe in the excavation.

Follow directions of ground crew regarding craning, gravel placement and grading.

Cut grade with minimal time spent on excavating to ensure production is on schedule.

Conduct trench work, which meets OSHA requirements.

Operate Excavator/Hoe on public roadways, maintaining proper awareness of one’s surroundings.

Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance.

Be aware of proper rigging of pipe, manhole barrels, etc. and ensure safe work procedures are

followed during the lowering of materials into the excavation.

Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the Excavator/Hoe.

Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of the Excavator/Hoe.

Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required

Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.

Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.

Must be able to pass construction equipment operator qualification testing/observation.

NOTE: You must have your own reliable form of transportation to and from all jobs. We do not provide transportation.

Please note that we are a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer DFWP/EOE AA M/F/VET

Please call Kevin Glick - Pipe Superintendent for interview. 561-441-6043

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