Heavy Equipment Operator

Viking Excavation, Inc. | Cedar City, UT

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Posted Date 10/30/2023
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We are looking for a skilled excavator to start, maintain and complete projects. A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail, be able to read plans, and ensure safety standards. 3-5 years experience preferred in excavating basements, foundations, tapping into water mains, and sewer connections. Those are just a few of the things you will be doing at Viking Excavation. You will be able to work on a wide variety of projects.


• Operate equipment to dig trenches, ditches, channels, fire hydrants, and foundations
• Dig trenches, ditches, channels, and pits with shovels and other hand tools
• Grading for parking lots, sidewalks, final grade
• Read Grade stakes
• Clear land for construction projects
• Clear building sites and repair roads and driveways
• Operate a variety of heavy construction equipment in rugged terrain
• Plan and implement traffic control methods to direct vehicular and pedestrian traffic safely around the job site
• Communicate clearly with supervisors and co-workers


• Candidates to have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record
• Must be able to run basic excavation equipment (excavators, loaders, skid steer, mini-ex, etc.)
• Heavy equipment operation: 3-5 years (Required)
• Knowledge of heavy equipment operations, safety practices, and maintenance procedures
• The ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
• Ability to perform manual labor in various weather conditions
• Strong attention to detail and a commitment to safety
• Excellent problem-solving skills and adaptability to changing project requirements
• Experience operating finish graders is highly desirable
• Experience in general excavation techniques and best practices
• Experience in reading engineered building plans and being able to square a building
Salary23.00 Hour
Equipment Operator
Per Diem

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