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Heavy Equipment Operator

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Woodbridge, CT, US, 06525

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.

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, committed to 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!

 

As a member of a crew, reporting to a Foreman, after your paid training, you will operate equipment to safely move earth, equipment, tools, and materials to and from job sites. As a member of your crew team, you will be expected to assist with general labor as needed.

What You'll Do

  • Safely operate heavy equipment such as: skid steers, backhoe, trencher, paver, dozer, milling saw, road grater, hydro-excavator, track hoe and more
  • Load and unload equipment and materials
  • Maintain daily pre-shift vehicle and equipment inspections
  • Perform regular maintenance and cleaning on assigned vehicles and equipment
  • Maintain all industry required Operator Qualifications
  • Support peers by laboring to ensure projects are completed
  • Perform other responsibilities as requested by leadership 
     

What You'll Have

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ years prior experience operating heavy equipment

What You'll Get

  • Join the Largest Natural Gas Distribution Contractor 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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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Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford