Open Positions

Backhoe Operators - Oak Ridge and Katy

Job description

Municipal Operations & Consulting is seeking Backhoe Operators to work on an assigned crew to efficiently work on bid-jobs and district repairs in Oak Ridge North, Texas (a suburb of Houston, Texas).

Responsibilities

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Dig Trenches
• Fix and install pipes
• Repair water/sewer lines
• Install water/sewer taps into lines
• Work diligently on deadline jobs
• Perform related duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
For indefinite periods of time:
• Exposure to toxic waste, chemical, dust/mites, fume/odor, radiation, explosive, electrical, and mechanical hazards;
• Working in trenches;
• Exposure to extreme cold, heat, temperature swings, noise, and constant noise;
• Twisting body;
• Standing;
• Squatting;
• Seeing;
• Pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds;
• Kneeling;
• Reaching above shoulder level;
• Using both hands for simple and firm grasping and manipulations;
• Clarity of hearing

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
Able to:
• Exhibit basic navigation skills of the city of Houston and surrounding areas;
• Operate heavy equipment;
• Use hand tools (shovel, rachets, screwdrivers, pickaxes, axes, etc);
• Self-motivated;
• Determination

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
• Previous construction crew experience required

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License.

BENEFITS
• Full medical, dental, vision available after 60 days
• 401(k) after 1 year, with company match
• Paid holidays after 90 days
• Two weeks paid vacation after 1 year

PAY RATE
$18-25 depending on experience

Employment Location
  • Oak Ridge North, Texas
  • Katy, Texas
Employment type

Full Time