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Lead Excavator Operator - Pipe Division

Company: Brannan Sand and Gravel
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Division: Brannan Construction CompanyPosition: Excavator Operator #2 - Lead OperatorReports To: Field Superintendent/ForemanFLSA Status: Full TimeLocation: Various Metro LocationsBrannan Construction Company is looking for an Experienced Mainline Excavator Operator to join our growing team. To be successful in this role, you'll need experience in Heavy Civil Construction: Mainline Water, Sewer, and Storm Drain. Position Summary: Operate machine(s) daily in a safe and efficient manner. This position will support the crew by ensuring the instillation of water, sewer, and storm pipe is done safely, and to the customer's and Brannan's expectations. The ideal candidate will be experienced , bring great energy and common sense to the job, will have the ability to work independently and work well with others. Perform daily pre/post operating checks on equipment and report any malfunctions to the shop. Maintain production of the job and communicate efficiently with Foreman and other crew members. **Must understand the responsibilities of an Operator. Maintain proper knowledge of machine use; digging in, and around utilities, and all types of utility locate requirements**.Functional Responsibilities: -- Operate heavy equipment in compliance with the company's operating safety policies and procedures-- Provide recommendations for maintaining and improving environmental performance and safer work environment-- Daily preventative maintenance on equipment (Check Fluids, Grease, and Clean)-- Firm knowledge of equipment operations and maintenance.-- Coordinating and verifying utility mark-out and clearance; traffic control; excavation/trench safety; and related aspects of underground wet utility repairs and construction;-- Ensures equipment is in good working order, at all times.-- Observe and follow all applicable safety requirements.-- Maintain consistent communication among field crew members by use of hand-signals or radio to align and position heavy equipment properly.-- Confirm necessary precautions have been taken to ensure no conflicts exist with both above and below ground utilities.-- Has a "can-do" attitude when job-site difficulties ariseQualifications: -- 5+ years previous proven experience as a Lead Excavator Operator-- Experience digging safely in roadways and around existing underground utilities and with trench boxes.-- Must possess skill, coordination and awareness to operate heavy equipment in a safe manner with precision and efficiency.-- Able to slope or bench an excavation.-- Able to read and understand cut and fill stakes in order to align and position equipment appropriately.-- Willingness to operate heavy equipment for long periods with continuous attention to detail and safety.-- Track record of performing similar tasks safely and accurately-- Ability to take direction from the Foreman and provide support to peers-- Maintain dependability and responsibility to be at work on time-- Must have flexibility to work nights and weekendsBenefits: -- Group Medical, Dental, Life Insurance-- Vision Care Insurance-- Short-Term Disability-- 401k Savings Plans-- Voluntary Group Term Life-- Legal Shield/ID Shield-- Canvas Credit Union-- AFLAC Supplemental Insurance-- Direct Deposit-- Paid weeklyPhysical Requirements: -- Standing - 6 to 8 hours daily-- Walking - 6 to 8 hours daily-- Bending/Stooping - 6 to 8 hours daily-- Repetitive Movement (shoveling/sweeping) - 6 to 8 hours daily-- Lifting (weights up to 100 lbs.) - Occasionally-- Lift and Carry (50/60 lbs. for 20 feet) - Regularly-- Push / Pull - 6 to 8 hours dailyHourly Pay Range: $32.00 - $35.00 The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Job Type: Full-timePay: $32.00 - $35.00 per hourSchedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • WeekendsExperience:
    • Excavator: 5 years (Preferred)License/Certification:
      • Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location:
        • Multiple locationsCompany's website:
          • Benefit Conditions:
            • Only full-time employees eligibleWork Remotely:
              • No

Keywords: Brannan Sand and Gravel, Denver , Lead Excavator Operator - Pipe Division, Other , Denver, Colorado

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