Mears Group, Inc. CDL Operator in Las Vegas, Nevada
Mears Pipeline Construction is looking for experienced pipeline Operator with valid CDL-A licenses to support their Las Vegas, NV jobsite. In this role, you'll join field crews and contribute to the successful completion of underground pipeline projects. Operators work directly under the project foreman and superintendent. Experience working in and around pipelines is a must given the sensitive nature of our work all work is held to the highest quality and safety standards.
Our projects are regulated by federal and state laws which require all employees to successfully pass criminal background checks, MVR, and drug tests (post-employment and random testing).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Incumbent must have the skills, ability, and judgment to perform the following essential job duties and responsibilities:
MUST uphold all Mears Safety Requirements and wear appropriate PPE as needed on the jobsite.
Comply with operating safety rules and regulations per OSHA safe practices
Prepare and maintain equipment for safe daily operations (i.e. fuel, grease etc.)
Operator will be responsible for drilling, locating, reading prints and driving
Performs routine inspection and maintenance on equipment and vehicles such as checking oil, water, and tires.
Able to perform safe and clean trench excavation and backfill
Able to set and pull shield shoring in accordance to OSHA safe practices
Able to interact with foreman, superintendents and governing authorities to effectively manage project
May perform laborer duties when required.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Dig trenches up to 5 feet, backfill excavations, jackhammer asphalt/rock and compact and level earth to grade specifications using shovels, tampers and rakes
Move and drive tractor trailers or truck and trailer combinations
Loading and unloading of company vehicles
Move pipe and associated tools and materials.
Clean up rubble and debris; perform other restoration such as blacktop and landscape.
Perform technical construction and repair on major utility pipelines.
Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery, equipment and materials.
Working knowledge of general hand tools and power tools preferred.
Ability to work in all types of weather.
Ability to travel throughout the Las Vegas area.
KEY JOB REQUIREMENTS
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
High school diploma or equivalent
5 years of industry related experience in gas pipeline construction.
Ability to operate heavy equipment.
Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.
Prior pipeline construction and/or pipeline laborer experience preferred.
Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
Knowledge of basic equipment and vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.
Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license
It is the continuing policy of Mears Group Inc to afford equal opportunities for all persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other protected class at the local, state, or federal level. No person shall be excluded from employment consideration on the basis of these factors.