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Mini Excavator and Backhoe Operators

Full-time Employee


Detroit Metro Region and Grand Rapids, Mi. Region


ASAP. Long term contract work in progress. Year round work. No layoff


Union work to be paid at or above scale based on experience. 3-4 year program project. Full time year round. Insurance and 401k participation available.


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Other Requirements

All tools and training required for the position will be provided by the company

Job Description

H&M is currently seeking Equipment Operators/ Excavators for our Telecom program operating out of Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry
This position reports to the Construction Project Manager. The position is located at the Detroit, Michigan office.
An Equipment Operator will operate various pieces of equipment such as Bull Dozier, Trencher, Directional Drill, Excavator, and Backhoe. Equipment is used to excavate, grade, move dirt, gravel or other materials. Operator may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans.

Major Job Elements
• Performs all duties according to prescribed safety procedures and uses appropriate safety equipment.
• May be required to operate various pieces of equipment as needed.
• Provides support for crews during all phases of construction activity.
• Reads and interprets plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities.
• If not already a union member, then union membership will be required.
• Ability to travel throughout multiple states as needed is required.
• Previous experience in construction for utilities.
• Current valid driver’s license with a clean driving record for up to the past 5 years is required.
• CDL required.
• Must be able to perform heavy physical work, and perform duties in a safe and efficient manner.
• This position requires significant time standing or walking on uneven ground, possible climbing of ladders or being in high places, working in tight spaces and in general, being overall physically demanding.
• Work in an all-weather environment is required.
• Must be able to lift heavy material.
• NO relocation or per diem are available for these positions.

DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job requirements, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. Please read the following requirements for background investigation prior to considering employment at Henkels & McCoy.

• I-9 Employment Verification
• Drug Test
• Motor Vehicle Driving Records
• Criminal History
• Sex Offender Register
• Terrorist Watch List
• Credit History
• Employment History
• Background Check
• Education Verification
• International Background Check (If required)
Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

This is a Union position. All applicants must agree to join the union by membership and work under the union pay scales and agreements.


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