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Twin Falls, Idaho
Posted 1 year ago
PIPE FUSER - NATURAL GAS JOB SUMMARY: Pipe Fusers have the responsibility of constructing and installing HDPE or plastic gas piping systems of all sizes, by means of fusion. Pipe Fusers also modify, inspect, troubleshoot, repair, clean, and maintain new and existing underground gas distribution piping systems and related equipment, following specifications and using hand and power tools. The Pipe Fuser is essential in communicating with other team members regarding the excavating activities associated with installing the pipe, to ensure work is performed safely and efficiently. RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES: Including but not limited to the list below. • Construct, install, and maintain piping systems, appurtenances, and equipment for natural gas utilities. • Join plastic polyethylene piping by means of fusion, electrofusion, or mechanical coupled joints. • Installation and replacement of existing HDPE gas mains & services. • Measure and mark pipes for cutting. • Layout of pipe, supports, and related equipment, following blueprints. • Locate existing pipes needing repair or replacement. • Verify specifications by performing quality assurance tests. • Cover pipes with earth or other materials, and compact using compaction equipment. • Work safely around backhoes, excavators, trenchers, and dump trucks, and fusion equipment including heating irons. • Load and unload equipment and materials. • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards. • Assist equipment operators by hand digging, and locating underground obstructions as needed. • Work with specialized equipment including line stop machines (Pinchers), tapping machines, fusing machines, and other necessary tools. • Inspect and test pipe systems for leaks. • Assist the equipment operator to dig trenches to desired or required depths, and proper slopes. • Maintain documentation per customers’ requirements • Assist Construction Laborers with labor duties. • Awareness of working near roadways, understanding traffic control, and knowledge of Blue Stakes laws and safety standards. • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by crew Foreman, or project Superintendent. QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS: • High School Diploma or GED preferred. Any vocational training is strongly desired. • Those with an education and/or work-related credential from a secondary or post-secondary educational system will be given preferred interview status (Precision Exams, NOCTE, etc.). • Knowledge and experience in underground utility construction work is preferred, but not required. • Ability to detect unsafe or hazardous conditions of equipment and work environment. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. • Obtain DOT/Dominion Energy Fusion Certification • Obtain OQ Certification. • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to get to and from work. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Able and willing to work long hours including day, night, weekend shifts as needed, and work outside of normal hours. • Able to walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, balance, climb, kneel, crouch, and lift up to 50 pounds frequently. • Able to work in outside environments being subjected to weather changes, noise, vibrations, and job hazards. • Ability to work around live natural gas lines. Whitaker Construction offers an exceptional benefit package including: • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Employees earn shares in the company – All employees have ownership in the company and its success • Competitive wages • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, Supplemental Insurance • 401 K and Match • Paid Time Off (PTO) • Quarterly Incentive Program (profit sharing) • Referral Bonuses • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

PIPE FUSER – NATURAL GAS JOB SUMMARY: Pipe Fusers have the responsibility of constructing and installing HDPE or plastic gas piping systems of all sizes, by means of fusion. Pipe...

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Nampa, Idaho, Pocatello, Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho
Posted 2 years ago
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR Overview Job Summary: Heavy Equipment Operators are highly skilled individuals that operate and maintain various types of construction equipment; including but not limited to Loaders, Backhoes, Trackhoes, Compactors, etc. Heavy Equipment Operator duties include digging trenches for pipe laying crews, to install or repair sanitary sewer, storm drain, culinary water, or irrigation supply lines. The Operator assists ground crews by rigging and maneuvering trench shoring boxes or slide rail shoring systems into trenches. A working knowledge of methods, materials, and tools used in sanitary sewer, storm drain, culinary water, and irrigation construction work is essential. DAS-CO OF IDAHO, a Whitaker Company, offers an exceptional benefits package including: • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Employees earn shares in the company – All employees have ownership in the company and its success. • Competitive wages • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, Supplemental Insurance • 401 K and Matching • Paid Time Off • Quarterly Incentive Program (profit sharing) • Referral Bonuses • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Responsibilities Roles and Responsibilities: Including but not limited to the list below. • Follow safety rules, regulations, guidelines, policies, and site-specific safety plans when performing all activities. • Ability to proficiently operate three or more pieces of equipment such as Loader, Backhoe, Trackhoe, Compactor, etc. in a manner to prepare the jobsite to meet the required grades. • Operate equipment safely and efficiently, while producing high quality work. • Locate utilities and other buried lines or structures prior to digging. • Inspect equipment and general work area prior to the start of any job. • Perform routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and operate equipment without damaging it. • Operate heavy construction equipment for the installation of sanitary sewer, storm drain, culinary water, and irrigation lines in a safe and proficient manner, meeting production goals. • Load trucks with materials, rock, and dirt with various types of equipment. • Understanding of soil types and how they affect the work being performed and the hazards they present. • Knowledge of construction stakes and grades, and dig line regulations. • Actively aware of surroundings near the equipment to maintain safe operation and distances from potential hazards such as underground utility lines, overhead utility lines, other equipment, and other workers. • Maintain the flow of work under minimal supervision. • Ensure equipment is safely and securely stored. • Assist Construction Laborers with labor duties. • Other light duties and responsibilities may be assigned by supervisors. Qualifications Skills and Qualifications: • High School Diploma or GED preferred. Any vocational training is strongly desired. • Those with an education and/or work-related credential from a secondary or post-secondary educational system will be given preferred interview status (Precision Exams, NOCTE, etc.). • A minimum of 3 years of heavy equipment operator experience with multiple types of equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Strong knowledge regarding the operation, safety, and maintenance of equipment being used. • Ability to safely operate equipment around utilities, field personnel, structures, property, etc. • Ability to read and understand drawings, specifications, safety, and quality standards, and effectively utilizing all tools and equipment relevant to the work. • Ability to detect unsafe or hazardous conditions of equipment and work environment. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Working knowledge of methods, materials, and tools used in sanitary sewer, storm drain, culinary water, and irrigation construction work. • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to get to and from work. Physical Requirements: • Able and willing to work long hours including day, night, weekend shifts as needed, and work outside of normal hours. • Able to walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, balance, climb, kneel, crouch, and lift up to 50 pounds frequently. • Able to work in outside environments being subjected to weather changes, noise, vibrations, and job hazards. • Good hand to eye coordination. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Das-co Values: • Build the Best • Be Honorable • Elevate Team • Value Safety • Embrace Ownership

Heavy Equipment Operators are highly skilled individuals that operate and maintain various types of construction equipment; including but not limited to Loaders, Backhoes, Trackhoes, Compactors, etc. ...

Nampa, Idaho, Pocatello, Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho
Posted 2 years ago
CONSTRUCTION LABORER Overview Job Summary: A Construction Laborer is responsible for general laborer duties on construction sites. They may prepare sites by cleaning them, loading, or unloading materials, digging trenches, compacting earth, and removing hazards. Construction Laborers are essential to highway construction, utility construction, and environmental remediation. Das-Co of Idaho, a Whitaker Company, offers an exceptional benefits package including: • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Employees earn shares in the company – All employees have ownership in the company and its success • Competitive wages • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, Supplemental Insurance • 401 K and Match • Vacation • Paid Holidays • Paid Personal Days • Quarterly Incentive Program (profit sharing) • Referral Bonuses • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Responsibilities Roles and Responsibilities: Including but not limited to the list below. • Prepare construction sites by clearing obstacles and hazards. • Use various equipment, hand, and power tools. • Proficient in the safe and efficient use of layout tools, and measurement tools. • Measure and mark pipes for cutting. • Ability to load or unload construction materials, pipe, and equipment. • Dig, spread, and level dirt and gravel, using pick, rake, shovel, etc. • Dig up existing pipes and lines. • Prepare ground trenches for pipes and utility lines. • Use chains, slings, or guide wires to rig pipes, trench boxes, and slide rail shoring systems. • Guide pipes and shoring devices into place, assisting the equipment operator. • Join, wrap, seal, and bed sections of underground pipe. • Remove, fill, or compact earth. • Assist with establishing alignment and grade with the use of grade stakes and lasers. • Coordinate all other activities in the excavation as directed. • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications. • Work safely around heavy equipment, and people at all times. • Produce high quality work, safely and productively at all times. • Assist all craft workers. • Perform clean-up in connection with the work. • Comply with all safety policies, procedures, and standards of safety. • Move from job to job as projects progress • Other light duties and responsibilities may be assigned by supervisors. Qualifications Skills and Qualifications: • High School Diploma or GED preferred. Any vocational training is strongly desired. • Those with an education and/or work-related credential from a secondary or post-secondary educational system will be given preferred interview status (Precision Exams, NOCTE, etc.). • Must be at least 18 years of age. • Display a willing attitude to learn from others. • Possess a strong sense of personal responsibility. • Focus to work safely in close proximity to heavy equipment and underground utilities. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to get to and from work. Physical Requirements: • Able and willing to work long hours including day, night, weekend shifts as needed, and work outside of normal hours. • Able to walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, balance, climb, kneel, crouch, and lift up to 50 pounds frequently. • Able to work in outside environments being subjected to weather changes, noise, vibrations, and job hazards. • Ability to do physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks. Das-Co Values: • Build the Best • Be Honorable • Elevate Team • Value Safety • Embrace Ownership

A Construction Laborer is responsible for general laborer duties on construction sites. They may prepare sites by cleaning them, loading, or unloading materials, digging trenches, compacting earth, an...