MASTEC SERVICES COMPANY INC. Traveling Equipment Operator - Backhoe & in SIOUX CITY, Iowa

Traveling Equipment Operator - Backhoe & Lead CAT (20477)MasTec North America, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating throughout the United States. MasTec - Utility Services Group's activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.At MasTec you'll be joining a family, where we are dedicated to supporting each other and building an atmosphere of teamwork. As part of our team, your opportunities are limitless. In addition to the valuable skills gained through training and on-the-job experience, MasTec offers competitive pay, including medical, vision and dental coverage, 401K and employee stock discounts.MasTec is currently seeking Back Hoe and Lead Cat Operators to join our dynamic Team. This position operates specialized light construction equipment.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* Safely and skillfully operate and maintain construction equipment and assigned vehicles (cable plows, backhoe, mini excavator, skid steers and other utility construction equipment needed).* Maintain equipment in proper operating condition by performing simple preventative maintenance and repair tasks.* Work with maintenance crew or assist as laborer when not operating equipment.* Train others on proper operation of equipment.* Visually assess digging areas to ensure that areas have been staked/located prior to digging.* Stake/locate work areas prior to digging. Make an effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide seamless customer service with quality and timeliness.* Perform daily equipment inspections and operator preventive maintenance checks. Report any malfunctions of equipment or problems to immediate supervisor.* Must always comply with proper safety standards/procedures and work practices according to MasTec or the customer, whichever standard is higher.* Directly responsible for all personal actions and any vehicles or equipment in their care, custody or control* Report all personal & vehicle accidents/incidents immediately to supervisors, cooperate and assist in the investigations.QualificationsBasic Qualifications* High school graduate or GED certificate;* 2 years of experience as an Excavator working on Construction or Utility project;* General knowledge of construction practices;* Must have knowledge of the following: traffic laws, ordinances, rules involved in equipment operation, hazards and applicable safety rules and precautions for heavy equipment operation;* Must be competent in the laws, regulations, and identification of underground utility locations;* Valid driver's license;* Must obtain a CDL class A driver's license within 30 days of employment; Don't miss this great opportunity!All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publically traded company MTZ (NYSE).MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.MasTec Network Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, re