Price Electric Utility Operator in Des Moines, Iowa
Utility Operator FIELD OPERATIONS · Des Moines, Iowa
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Department FIELD OPERATIONS
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
$2,500 SIGN-ON BONUS to skilled, organized and team-focused Utility Operator who is hired for PRICE ELECTRIC's underground utility group in Central Iowa/Des Moines area.
Utility Operator primary responsibilities include:
Understanding plans, specs and expectations and using informational apps for each project or jobsite
Planning accurate, well organized setup including assessing bore rig set up, down-hole tooling and fluid mixing
Proficiently locating for a driller using locating equipment (e.g., DCI)
Proficiently drilling with HDD equipment (e.g., Ditch Witch, Vermeer)
Operating and maintaining various equipment and tooling such as skid loader, excavator, backhoe, plows, vacuum potholing, etc.
Adhering to the Company’s Safety Program including job hazard analysis and PPE utilization
Utilizing problem solving skills to manage potential hazards and setbacks
Setting up and maintaining traffic control
Communicating effectively with team and leaders (e.g., clear plans, logs)
Keeping job site, trucks and equipment clean and organized
Completing installations of all sizes and types with high quality and production standards
2+ years of experience as a HDD Locator and/or Drill Operator
Ability to observe visual and auditory signals during vehicle operation
Valid Class A CDL or agreement to obtain one within introductory period
Class A CDL is highly preferred and is reflected well in starting pay
Ability to regularly lift 50+ lbs., stand, walk, climb, squat, kneel, sit, use feet, and use hands for frequent grasping, pushing and pulling
Work outside in all weather conditions
Work long hours and/or weekend hours as needed during periods of high demand
Maintain safe driving habits and clean driving record.
Full time employees enjoy:
Competitive Wages Paid Weekly
Comprehensive Benefits Package, including
Company-Paid Employee Vision, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
Elective Medical, Dental, Voluntary Life and Accident Insurance Options with Top Carriers
Health Savings Account Contributions when Enrolled in PRICE ELECTRIC's Medical Plan
Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
401K with 50% Company Match
Employee Assistance Program
Discounted Tool Purchase Program
Reimbursements on Safety Boots and Prescription Glasses
Frequent Social Gatherings including Bags Nights, Meals, and Golf Outings
Any offer is contingent upon successfully passing a drug test and background screening.
PRICE ELECTRIC takes affirmative actions to ensure equal employment opportunities.