Share this Job


Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: Fitchburg, MA, US, 01420

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.


Join the leader in underground pipeline construction and get yourself a solid career with solid pay! Take the first step on your path to career advancement; Join Us - we’ve got work for the next 100 years!


Heavy Equipment Operators are assigned to construction crews working to install or replace natural gas pipelines underground. Your duties include physically demanding construction general labor while operating specialized vehicles and earth movers.


  • Excellent benefit package; Health Insurance w/ Health Reimbursement Account/Healt Saving Account and Dental Insurance
  • Paid, on-the-job training for technical skills
  • Weekly payroll
  • Company 401(k) match
  • Company paid life insurance and Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off/Vacation; Company paid holidays, Rain time
  • Voluntary Benefits: Supplemental Life Employee, Spouse and Child(ren), Accident and
  • Critical Illness


  • Safely operate heavy equipment such as: skid steers, backhoe, trencher, paver, dozer milling saw, road grater, hydro-excavator, HDD, track hoe and more
  • 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
  • Effectively work within a team environment
  • Maintain all industry required Operator Qualification tasks
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisors

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Proven record of safely operating machinery required
  • Valid CDL Class A or B license required
  • Massachusetts Hoisting License required: 2A, 1C preferred. 2B, 1C minimum
  • Skill to operate equipment in close proximity to workers and underground utilities
  • Possess a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Commitment to doing quality work while putting safety first

Working Environment

  • Able to lift 50-100 lbs. consistently
  • Able to work overtime as required
  • Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue and to effectively jump, sprint or throw an object
  • Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination
  • Noise level is generally loud
  • Must be able to quickly move arms and legs
  • Excellent stamina is required


  • 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
  • With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Nearest Major Market: Worcester