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Mears Group, Inc. HDD Operator in Las Vegas, Nevada

Mears Pipeline Construction is looking for experienced pipeline HDD Operator/Locator 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.)

  • bore operator will be responsible for directional 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 projects

  • 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.

  • 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.

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