Pipe Crew Operator (Backhoe/Loader)

Charleston, SC posted on February 24

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Summary:

Operates several types of construction equipment such as dump trucks, bulldozers, front end loaders, graders, tracked excavators or water trucks to excavate, move, grade, and load haul trucks.

Requirements:

  • Experience with Gravity and Pressure pipe installation

  • Learn and follow safety regulation

  • Follow instructions and meet set standard

  • Judge distances and slopes accurately; make decisions based on verifiable standards.

  • Work in dusty or dirty surrounding

  • Workers must be able to stoop, bend, and crouc

  • Workers must be able to use hands, arms and legs full

  • Good vision and hearing (either naturally or with correction), lift up to 80 pounds with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds or less.

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

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma preferred, two-three years verifiable and relevant experience.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Learn and follow safety regulations.

  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.

  • Locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work.

  • Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.

  • Adjust hand wheels and depress pedals to control attachments, such as blades, buckets, scrapers, or swing booms.

  • Start engines, move throttles, switches, or levers, or depress pedals to operate machines, such as bulldozers, trench excavators, road graders, or backhoes.

  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.

  • Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, or other materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, power cranes, shovels, graders, or related equipment.

  • Check fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability.

  • Drive and maneuver equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, or rocks or to distribute and level earth or terrain.

Job ID 2017-1554

# of Openings 2

Job Locations US - SC - Charleston

Posted Date 2/23/2017

Category Construction


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time