Heavy Equipment Operator - Wet Utilities in Glendale, AZ at Centuri Construction Group

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Glendale, AZ
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Job Description


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

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 

  • Weekly payroll
  • Paid, on-the-job training for technical skills
  • Free Employee assistance program benefit
  • Paid Health Insurance Plan benefit
  • Paid Retirement Plan contribution benefit
  • Operate excavation construction equipment for the installation of Water, Sewer and Storm Drain, (Track hoes, Backhoes, Loaders, ect)
  • Follow NPL 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
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisors
Education, Skills, Experience Needed
  • 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
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
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Pass company paid pre-employment medical fit-for-duty test; hold/obtain DOT medical card
  • Join and maintain Union membership
  • 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: Phoenix