Heavy Equipment Operator - Job Description (Sample)

Job Summary:

Provides gas to our customers through gas distribution mains. You will assist in the installation and maintenance of natural gas pipelines, mains and services.


  • Adhere to company, safety rules and procedures to avoid injuries and other incidents
  • Work independently and safely in conjunction with a supervisor or project manager
  • Provide support through physical labor, equipment operation and any other tasks assigned
  • Maintain and care for company equipment, tools and vehicles
  • General labor tasks include hand digging, job site set up, saw cutting and pipefitting


  • Current license with good driving record
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen (company and DOT required)
  • 3+ year(s) of experience in construction
  • 2+ year(s) of experience operating heavy machinery and equipment;
  • Experience fusing plastic pipe or working around utilities is a plus
  • CDL is preferred but not required

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