Title:  Heavy Equipment Operator - Wet Utilities

Date:  Jul 9, 2024
Location: 

Glendale, AZ, US, 85307

Company:  NPL Construction (S4)
Description: 

Who We Are

Centuri Group is comprised of a family of companies that make up a utility infrastructure enterprise, operating throughout the US and Canada, safely delivering gas, electric and utility services to our customers and the community. We help you build your career on Solid Ground by investing in your development and valuing your unique skills, perspective, and background. Employees are the lifeblood of our organization, and we’re committed to providing a stable foundation to continuously grow and thrive. We’ve got work for the next 100 years - All we need is you!

 

TPL Heavy Equipment Operators operate huge heavy machinery to install or replace underground utility pipelines. They do serious underground excavation projects and are highly skilled craft workers who do important work on systems people rely on everyday.

 

*Experience working with underground water and sewer utilities required 

What You'll Do

  • Operate excavation construction equipment for the installation of Water, Sewer and Storm Drain, (Track hoes, Backhoes, Loaders, ect)
  • Follow TPL Safety guidelines and procedures
  • Properly follow laws, regulations and guidelines regarding work in Blue Staked work areas
  • 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
  • Maintain all industry-required Operator Qualifications
  • Perform other tasks as requested by leadership 

What You'll Have

  • 12 months’ experience operating track hoes, backhoes, loaders, compaction equipment preferable
  • Must have experience in the Water, Sewer, Storm Drain or underground utility field
  • Knowledge of construction stakes and grades
  • Competent and knowledgeable pertaining to OSHA excavation requirements

What You'll Get

  • Join the Largest UtilityContractor in the United States
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Paid, on-the-job training: natural gas distribution, utility excavation, safety 
  • Employee Assistance program benefit
  • Health Insurance Plan benefit
  • Retirement Plan benefit

Work 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 and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner

Legal Stuff

  • 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
  • Join and maintain Union membership

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commitment

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

 

Centuri is a Department of Transportation regulated employer. Certain safety-sensitive positions are covered under the DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations, 49 CFR Part 40. It is important to note that marijuana remains a drug listed in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. It remains unacceptable for any safety-sensitive employee subject to drug testing under the company’s Drug Free Workplace Policy to use or test positive for marijuana.


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