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MER Operator - Secondary

Date: Feb 9, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, NV, US, 88901

Company: Centuri Construction Group

Summary

Heavy Equipment Operators work on construction crews to install or replace natural gas pipelines underground. Secondary Operators typically operate a limited range of equipment. The work involves physically demanding construction general labor while operating specialized vehicles and earth movers. Operators move earth, equipment, tools and materials safely into place.

Perks

  • Excellent benefit package w/ Health Insurance as low as .23 cents per week
  • Paid, on-the-job training for technical skills
  • Weekly payroll
  • Employer Health Saving Acct. contribution up to $1,600.00 per year
  • Company 401(k) match: dollar for dollar on first 3% and $.50 on the dollar for the next 2%
  • Dental and Vision as low as $5.45 per week

Responsibilities

  • Safely operate heavy equipment such as: skidsteer, backhoe, trencher
  • Load and unload equipment and materials
  • Daily pre-shift vehicle and equipment inspections; maintain daily log
  • Perform regular maintenance/cleaning on assigned vehicles and equipment
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisors

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • General knowledge of construction related equipment
  • Skill to operate equipment in close proximity to workers and underground utilities
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License class A (CDL A)  or ability to obtain within 3 months
  • Possess a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Desire to learn and commitment to working safely

Working Environment

  • Work sites are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions
  • All worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in English
  • Work includes prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
  • Work is performed within the “red zone” of heavy equipment
  • Working safely requires quick/accurate hand-eye coordination

Requirements

  • Southwest Gas Pipeline OQ 
  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Pre-employment medical fit-for-duty test; hold/obtain DOT medical card
  • Must be willing to travel to locations.  Employed with Canyon Pipeline in Salt Lake City, UT with work in Las Vegas, NV.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Centuri provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

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