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Equipment Operator in Shepherdsville, KY at UniTek Global Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

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Equipment Operator

Job Description:

The heavy equipment operator operates a variety of contractor equipment and trucks used in construction. Knowledge of placing communication cable, fiber optic cable, conduits and other associated facilities. Knowledge of safe dig practices and One-call procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates trucks and construction equipment such as mini excavator, backhoe and loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment.

  • Works with and assists the crew in digging ditches and trenches, tools, equipment, excavation and related work pertaining to underground utilities.

  • Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or repairs to the supervisor; cleans equipment.

  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Self-motivated with ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and cooperatively with coworkers.

  • Be at least 21 yrs. old and 2 years verifiable experience.

  • Ability to operate construction equipment (excavator, backhoe, directional boring equipment).

  • Utility construction experience a plus.