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NPL Equipment Operator

NPL Construction Co. Frederick Full-Time
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Summary

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!

NPL Heavy Equipment Operators are assigned construction crews working to install or replace natural gas pipelines underground. Your duties will involve physically demanding construction general labor while operating specialized vehicles and earth movers. Operators use a variety of equipment and machinery to safely move earth, equipment, tools and materials to and from construction sites.

Perks

  • Join the Largest Natural Gas Distribution Contractor in the United States
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Paid, on-the-job training for technical skills
  • Employee Assistance program benefit
  • Health Insurance Plan benefit
  • Retirement Plan benefit

Responsibilities

  • Safely operate heavy equipment such as: skidsteer, 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
  • Other duties as requested by leadership

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • Proven record of safely operating an excavator, dozer, and/or articulated truck is required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License class A (CDL A) with tanker endorsement is a plus
  • Skill to operate equipment in close proximity to workers and underground utilities
  • Possess a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Desire to learn and commitment to working safely

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

Requirements

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Valid driver’s license with no more than 3 moving violations and no DUIs within a two year rolling period
  • Pre-employment medical fit-for-duty test; hold/obtain DOT medical card
  • Work with a heightened awareness within the “red zone” of heavy equipment
  • Flexibility to work varying schedules and stay late when necessary
  • Join and maintain Union membership

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: Washington DC

 

Skills required

Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
Assembling
Construction
Oil And Gas
Forklift Truck
Landscaping
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NPL, a Centuri Company, is a nationally recognized leader in utility and energy distribution construction with a workforce of over 6,000 and operations in more than 20 states. Built on 50 years of experience, NPL's range of safe, high quality and sustainable construction solutions have earned an industry reputation for excellence in reliable performance and customer satisfaction. 

Your career starts here - Solid wages. Solid benefits. Solid opportunities. Regardless
of your education or experience, NPL gives you the tools to build a career on
SOLID GROUND. We’re actively looking to expand our workforce in locations
across the United States in positions ranging from laborers, equipment
operators and foremen to project estimators, safety managers and supervisors.

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