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MasTec Utility Services Lead CAT Equipment Operator - Travel Crews in Pittsburg, Kansas

The Equipment Operator is responsible for operating the machines required to install the conduit, cables, poles, transformers, pull boxes, transformer pads, and switchgear colors for customers. This position supports the Line team and works with personnel within the department.

Essential Functions

  • Operate jobsite equipment safely.

  • Perform service, safety checks, and minor repairs on machine, check oil and fluids.

  • Slope ditches and/or shore ditches and pits.

  • Load trucks in safe and accident-free manner.

  • Observe pipe laying for safety purposes, such as possible cave-ins.

  • Dig around all live utilities, both underground and overhead.

  • Maintain sub-grade and assist in setup grade.

  • Set up center line.

  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma, or equivalent with 1 year of related experience.

  2. A valid driver’s license.

  3. Ability to add and subtract 2 digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.

  4. Good verbal and written communication skills.

  5. Precise hand-eye coordination.

  6. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.

  7. Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

  8. Ability to read prints and spot cables.

  9. Ability to operate equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. 2 or more years of experience.

  2. Heavy equipment operator experience and any applicable licensure.

  3. OQ Certification.

  4. DOT Certified Flagger.

  5. A CDL Class A license.

MasTec Utility Services Group is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publically traded company MTZ (NYSE).

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Title: Lead CAT Equipment Operator - Travel Crews

Location: KS-Pittsburg

Requisition ID: 43294