Heavy Equipment Operator

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Job Type

Temp to Perm

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Hourly Rate

$25.00 - $30.00

Work Hours


Experience Required

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Job Description

PeopleReady Skilled Trades is hiring for two Heavy Equipment Operating tradespeople!

Please call the Recruiter Tommy 707-210-4715 if interested.

Weekly Pay!
Medical, Vision, Dental Offered. Sick Leave.
Flexible work schedule and multiple work opportunities
Worker Referral Bonuses
Osha 10 Reimbursements


  • Heavy Equipment Operation: Operate heavy machinery and equipment such as excavators, backhoes, bulldozers, trenchers, and loaders to excavate, trench, and grade sites for plumbing and utility work.
  • Excavation: Dig trenches, ditches, and holes according to project specifications to accommodate plumbing and utility lines, ensuring they meet the required depth and slope.
  • Site Preparation: Clear and prepare work areas by removing obstacles, debris, and vegetation to create a safe and efficient workspace for plumbing installation or repair.
  • Utility Installation: Assist in the installation of water, sewer, and drainage systems by excavating and creating the necessary pathways for pipes and conduits.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety protocols and regulations while operating heavy equipment and working in potentially hazardous environments. This includes wearing appropriate personal protective equipment and ensuring a safe work area.
  • Qualifications: Heavy Equipment Operation Skills: Proficiency in operating various heavy equipment and machinery used in excavation and trenching.
  • Certifications: Possession of relevant certifications for operating heavy equipment is often required. These may include a commercial driver's license (CDL) and specialized heavy equipment operation certifications.
  • Experience: Previous experience in heavy equipment operation, particularly in plumbing or utility construction, is highly beneficial.
  • Physical Stamina: The role can be physically demanding, requiring the ability to lift heavy objects, work in varying weather conditions, and stand or sit for extended periods.
  • Safety Awareness: Strong commitment to safety, with knowledge of OSHA regulations and the ability to identify and mitigate potential hazards.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check + 12 panel drug screen
  • Certification preferred, but if not, then will certify via 3rd party
  • Ability to solve problems independently
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Basic hand tools for apprentices, hand and power tools for the journeyman level
  • Reliable transportation
  • Presentable construction attire (long pants, no holes, appropriate odor, not shabby looking)

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.