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Utility Operator

companyGlobal Earthworks & Underground, LLC
locationLincoln, NE, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Company Overview: Global Earthwork + Underground was formed from the long-standing relationship between Joe Rodriguez and the team at Clarkson Construction Company. Seizing the opportunity to expand on a trusted professional partnership, Global was created to bolster a joint offering of outstanding services from both firms. Global is proud to be a minority-owned business.

Position: Utility Operator - Heavy Civil Construction

Reports to: Foreman or Superintendent

Job Type: Full-time, Non-Union

Essential Functions / Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate heavy machinery and equipment such as excavators, bulldozers, loaders, graders, and cranes on heavy civil construction projects.
  • Perform daily equipment inspections to ensure operational safety and reliability.
  • Coordinate with the construction team to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, and pave roads and highways.
  • Adhere to and promote safety protocols, ensuring a safe working environment for yourself and your team.
  • Identify and report potential safety hazards, concerns, or incidents immediately.
  • Communicate and work with team members to coordinate tasks and maintain a productive work environment.
  • Regular and punctual attendance.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experience operating heavy vehicles in a construction environment.
  • OSHA 10 certification.
  • Additional certifications for specialized equipment may be required (crane, boom truck).
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Ability to walk, stand, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, sit, climb, work in challenging environments and on uneven surfaces, and perform physically demanding tasks, including lifting heavy materials (up to 50 pounds)
  • Ability to remain alert and see, hear, and respond to team members and the surrounding environment in highly safety sensitive working conditions and near large heavy civil equipment and/or live traffic.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent teamwork, communication skills and ability to follow instructions.
  • Reliable transportation to and from construction sites.
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe working environment for yourself and others.

Global Earthworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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