Excavator Operator Laborer

  • Clear Rate Communications
  • 2600 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI, USA
  • Oct 11, 2022
Full time Construction General Labor Telecommunications

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for operating mini-excavator, trailer hydro-vac, and other power equipment including core drills, chop saws, tampers, pumps etc. and work around directional bore equipment safely on underground telecommunications projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Excavator Operator will operate various pieces of equipment such as: a Mini-excavator, and trailer, Hydro Vac, other power equipment including core drills, chop saws, tampers, pumps etc, and work around directional bore equipment safely on underground telecommunications projects.
  • Perform all duties according to prescribed safety procedures and uses appropriate safety equipment.
  • May be required to operate various pieces of equipment as needed.
  • Provides support for crews during all phases of construction activity, including hand digging, landscape restoration etc.
  • In addition to operating equipment, individuals will be required to assist in installing conduit and cable, hand holes and assist in concrete pours.
  • Perform remote troubleshooting while maintaining a positive and professional manner during high stress situations.
  • Install pull wire in innerduct, and install fiber in innerduct.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required;
  • Current valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. Chauffeurs or CDL preferred.
  • Experience
  • Previous experience in underground construction for telecommunication or other utilities
  • Experience operating mini-excavator, trailer hydro-vac, backhoe, skid steer.
  • Work Environment
  • Work in an all-weather environment required
  • Abilities
  • Must be able to perform heavy physical work, and perform duties in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Position requires significant time standing or walking on uneven ground, possible climbing of ladders, or being in high places, working in tight spaces and in general being overall physically demanding.
  • Must be able to lift heavy material.