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Pihl Excavating is always searching for talented individuals to become part of our team.  We are a drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter.

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Pihl Excavating is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Job Opportunities:


Superintendent

Pihl Excavating has an immediate opening for superintendent that will coordinate all site construction activities and supervises all field personnel and subcontractors to successfully complete the project—exceeding customer expectations in all performance areas including; schedule, teamwork, budget and quality. This includes administering best safety practices with all on-site activities, maintaining the job sites and effectively closing out the projects. (Reports to the V.P. of Operations, then to the President.)

Qualified Superintendent must have extensive knowledge of the trade, minimum of 5 years of managing multiple of jobs at once.

Core Responsibilities:
Coordinates and supervises all construction activities. Directs all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications. Maintains the construction schedule. Identifies and helps resolve risk and potential construction problems. Orders materials and schedules inspections as needed throughout the process. Understands the project plans and specifications. Maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees. Prepares, schedules and supervises completion of a final punch list. Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and solves job site hazards. Ensures all company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy. Maintains organized and clean job sites.

Core Competencies:
Uses effective organization and management skills. Displays strong written and oral communication skills and employs effective listening skills. Analyzes problems and makes sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and costs. Tactful and mature demeanor with well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with diverse personalities.

We are drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications. Medical and Dental benefits available.

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Foreman

Pihl Excavating has an immediate opening for an EXPERIENCED Foreman in the Demo, Excavation and Underground Utilities Industry. If you have experience with Demo, Excavation, Underground Utility installation and work flow we would like to talk to you.

Foremen have extensive knowledge of the trade and a minimum of 3 years hands on, managing of jobs. Our foremen are on the jobsite, running the machinery, laborer and can effectively direct the activity on the job. Foremen should possess strong communication and problem solving skills.

Among a Foreman’s responsibilities are pre-planning work for a crew, providing training opportunities for Laborers and Operators, overseeing safety procedures, quality of workmanship, production costs, timely task completion, the morale and attitude of a crew.

Requirements: Have a valid driver's license, clean driving record (able to be insured on a company policy), have or be willing to obtain competent person and cpr/first aid certifications. Be able to provide leadership and direction to construction crews, rendering hands-on assistance and function as an advocate and role model for Company's Core Values.

We are drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter.  Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications.  Medical and Dental benefits available.

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Equipment Service Mechanic

We are currently accepting applications for an Equipment Service Mechanic. Must have a minimum of class B CDL license with air brakes, hazmat and tanker endorsement, valid medical card, and clean driving record.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Familiar with heavy equipment, commercial, light duty trucks, and operations
Perform preventative maintenance on all equipment and trucks (oils, filters, etc.) per manufacturers service intervals
Perform light repairs on equipment and trucks
Record and maintain service and repair records
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work efficiently and productively with minimal supervision
Operate all company equipment in a professional manner
Ability to work 40+ hours

We are drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter.  Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications.  Medical and Dental benefits available.

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Pihl Excavating is looking for a positive, motivated, and skilled Heavy Equipment Mechanic. Knowledgeable in Caterpillar, John Deere, Kobelco, and Komatsu equipment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Familiar with heavy equipment (excavators, dozers, articulated trucks, tractors) and operations
Knowledge of diesel engines, hydraulic and electrical systems
Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and successfully repair problems
Recording and maintaining repair and service records
Part identification and ordering
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work efficiently and productively with minimal supervision
Maintain a clean, safe work environment
Ability to work 40+ hours

We are drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter.  Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications.  Medical and Dental benefits available.

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Diesel Mechanic

We are currently accepting applications for a positive, motivated, and skilled Diesel Mechanic. Knowledgeable in Kenworths, Peterbilt, and Ford Super Dutys.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Familiar with commercial and light duty truck operations
Knowledge of diesel engines, air, hydraulic, and electrical systems
Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and successfully repair problems
Recording and maintaining repair and service records
Part identification and ordering
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work efficiently and productively with minimal supervision
Maintain a clean, safe work environment
Ability to work 40+ hours

We are drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter.  Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications.  Medical and Dental benefits available.

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Pipe Layer

Qualified applicants will have knowledge of, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water systems, use of pipe lasers, rotary lasers, & line guns. Must have an understanding of grades, cut fills, manhole installations, different shoring types and knowledge of soil types.

Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds continuously throughout the day, bend/kneel/push/pull continuously throughout the day, have a minimum 2 years of experience in performing underground utility work, have a valid driver's license, clean driving record (able to be insured on a company policy), drug free (subject to random testing), limit personal time on phone, have or be willing to obtain tranche safety training, confined space, and cpr/first aid certifications.

We are a drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test before working and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications. Medical/Dental benefits available.

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Mainline Hoe Operator

We are currently seeking a Mainline Hoe Operator with a minimum of five year's experience.

Pihl is a drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications. Medical and Dental benefits available.

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Truck Driver

Pihl Excavating, a growing excavation & utilities company is currently accepting applications and looking to hire immediately for a Truck Driver. Must have a class A CDL license, and valid medical card. 40+ hours per week.

We are a drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test before working and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications. Medical/Dental benefits available.

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Shop Hand

Pihl Excavating, a fast paced company is looking for a fast paced person. Seeking a mechanically inclined individual with the desire to learn new skills to work in and around our shop. Must be at least 18 years of age with a clean driving record. Must be able to work 40+ hours a week.

We are a drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter.  Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications.  Medical and Dental benefits available.

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Heavy Equipment Operator

Pihl Excavating, a growing excavation & utilities company is currently accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator (John Deere Controls), minimum five years experience.

We are a drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter.  Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications.  Medical and Dental benefits available.

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General Laborer

Pihl Excavating, a growing excavation & utilities company is currently accepting applications for general laborers. Construction experienced preferred. Reliable transportation required as job locations can vary.

We are a drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter.  Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications.  Medical and Dental benefits available.

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Wash Bay Attendant

Pihl Excavating, a growing excavation and utilities company is currently seeking a wash bay attendant to work at our yard in Banks, OR. Position is full-time.

Pihl is a drug free company, employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Pay will be based on past experience and qualifications. Medical and Dental benefits available.

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