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Construction Equipment Operator Underground Utility - KY #4314

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Posted:
November 14, 2018

Description:

Construction Equipment Operator – Underground Utility - KY #4314

Relocation No

Location Louisville KY, Cincinnati OH, and Lexington KY

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, this position performs tasks associated with the construction/upgrade of cable television or telephone systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Ability to operate backhoe, plow and/or trencher

Ability to provide basic service in equipment

Ability to restore and landscape disturbed areas of the jobsite

Ability to load materials

Performs site set-up and clean-up

Ability to clean vehicles, trailers, tools and equipment

Ability to transport equipment (if CDL driver)

Ability to safely and correctly direct multi-directional traffic with appropriate signage

Ability to follow simple instructions

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have previous experience operating heavy equipment (backhoe, trencher, plow)

Must have one to three years utility construction experience

Must have ability to follow directions

Must have the ability to operate manual and mechanical equipment necessary to complete jobs

Must have or able to obtain knowledge of “safety systems” associated with trenching and/or drilling including

set-up and emergency procedures

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES

The employee shall follow all safety rules at all times.

The employee shall not engage in unsafe acts.

The employee is expected to attend and participate in all safety meetings and training.

The employee shall use all prescribed safety equipment that is required to safely do the job at hand.

The employee shall report unsafe acts or conditions to his or her immediate Supervisor or Safety Personnel.

The employee shall report any and all injuries, accidents and/or incidents immediately their immediate

Supervisor.

The employee shall be a safe worker on and off the job.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have supervisory duties.

ON-CALL AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

This position may require being on call. Employee will respond to emergency call between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. This position may require weekend work, night work and/or overnight travel.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

A High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must be able to drive a manual transmission vehicle and have a valid Class A drivers’ license.

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. Previous experience operating heavy equipment (backhoe, trencher, plow).

2. 1 to 3 years of utility construction experience.

3. Valid Class A Driver’s License and ability to drive a manual transmission.

4. CDL preferred.