Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, American States Utility Services, Inc. contracts with the federal government to provide water and wastewater services that include operating, maintaining, renewing, replacing, and constructing new systems on military installations throughout the United States. The installations where we presently operate are home to nearly 350,000 military and civilian personnel and families.
We proudly deliver these vital services to military installations in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas (including southeastern New Mexico), Virginia, Florida, and Kansas.
Serving those who serve.
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Under close supervision, performs activities related to all phases of water and wastewater system utility construction.Observes and complies with all Federal, State and Company safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all unsafe conditions and actions to a Supervisor and/or Manager.Operates backhoe, excavator, loader and skidsteer and provide training and assistance to others.Responsible for daily maintenance and service on construction equipment.Responsible for daily record keeping of maintenance and service performed on construction equipment.Adheres to all manufacturer provided safety operational procedures and industry safety standards for construction equipment.Performs physical construction including, but not limited to, excavating trenches manually or with equipment, pipe laying, backfilling excavations, compacting soil to grade specifications using a variety of manual pneumatic tools, and water and wastewater main testing.Performs all work in a safe, efficient manner, following all standards of performance. Work is repetitive and continuous.Responsible for ensuring safe working conditions including trench safety and bracing.Responsible for constructing and maintaining erosion control devices as required and as directed.Loads, unloads, identifies and distributes utility materials to the appropriate location, according to project plans and specificationsSignals additional equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery, equipment and materialsCleans and prepares construction sites to eliminate possible hazardsPerforms other duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalent requiredFour (4) years of verifiable experience operating heavy equipment such as backhoe, excavator, loader and skidsteer required.Requires field experience with digging operations in city and urban areas around existing utilities.Prior experience handling and setting a trench box in an excavation/utility ditch, lifting and placing steel plates, digging in confined spaces and placing material in and out of a dump truck required.Must work well with others and participate on a crew.Must possess and maintain a valid Drivers License issued by the state where employedCDL license issued by the state where employed and knowledge of driving a dump truck preferred.Two (2) years of prior water and wastewater system construction experience preferred.Working knowledge of general hand tools and power tools requiredMust take and pass Federal OSHA and or State Mandated Safety training with annual refresher courses as required by the associated regulations for this Position. Such training will be provided by company and compliance is mandatory