Underground Utilities – Equipment Operator

Responsible for manning equipment in an effective and safe way. This equipment can include trucks, bulldozers, forklifts, bore rigs, front-end loaders, trenchers, hand tools, etc. You must be able to get on and off large equipment safely and efficiently. An equipment operator must also be willing to perform all Laborer jobs tasks.

Laborer job tasks that Equipment Operators must be willing to perform include but are not limited to: Operate hand/power tools, clean & prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces, clean up debris, load & unload construction equipment/materials, direct traffic, etc.

Equipment Operators must be physically fit, hardworking, and able to follow instructions quickly and efficiently. They quickly learn to pay attention to what they are doing, follow safety precautions, and become handy with many kinds of tools. They may work on different crews doing various jobs, so having skills in a number of areas, as well as being able to get along with people, is important.

A valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s License is preferred.

Competitive Wages (Starting estimated annual pay $35-42K, paid hourly). Benefits Package includes 401(k) (AUC currently matches 1.5%) and options for health (AUC pays 100% of the employee’s premium), dental, vision, cancer, short term disability, accident, and life insurance (AUC pays a $10,000 Life & AD&D policy premium for the employee). Also includes Holiday & Vacation pay.

The application is available on our website at www.amerineconstruction.com. Select employment from the left hand menu to find the application and how to submit. You may call (620) 792-1223 or email humanresources@amerineconstruction.com and we can send you an application or answer any questions.