Equipment Operator

The heavy equipment operator operates a variety of contractor equipment and trucks used in construction. Knowledge of placing communication cable, fiber optic cable, conduits and other associated facilities. Experience with mini excavator and backhoe required.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates trucks and construction equipment such as mini excavator, backhoe and loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment.
  • Works with and assists the crew in digging ditches and trenches, tools, equipment, excavation and related work pertaining to underground utilities.
  • Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or repairs to the supervisor; cleans equipment.
  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Setting steel welding steel erection
  • Training other trades in equipment operation
  • Communicate and work in support of trades
  • CDL eligible

Job Requirements:

  • Self-motivated with ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Demonstrates ability to interact effectively and cooperatively with coworkers.
  • 2 years experience or vocational education
  • Ability to operate construction equipment (excavator, backhoe, directional boring equipment, reach fork).
  • Construction experience a plus.
  • Drive helical pier.
  • Setting steel welding steel erection

Job Types: Full-time

  • Salary: $15.00 to $18.00/hour
  • We do background checks and check references. 
  • Hourly wage will depend on experience and level of productivity.
  • A review will be given after six months.

Losaw Construction offers competitive wages and benefits:

  • Bi-Weekly Pay Schedule
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • 1 week vacation
  • 7 paid holidays
  • $2,000 toward tuition reimbursement per year
  • Workers Compensation
  • $1,000 toward moving expenses
  • 1 month free rent

Position Location:  San Marcos, TX

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