United Infrastructure Group continues to be a leader in the transportation construction industry in the southeast with a 90+ year history of delivering successful projects by hiring exceptional employees to work in a professional family environment. UIG is committed to developing the best workforce possible by constantly recruiting, training, and promoting construction industry professionals throughout our organization.

 

Our comprehensive benefits package is custom-designed to achieve that goal through access to the following benefits:

  • Highly Competitive Salaries
  • Generous Performance Bonuses
  • Robust Subsistence Allowances
  • Comprehensive Health Plans with Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Strong 401k Savings and Profit Sharing Plan with 100% Matching Contributions
  • Significant Paid Time Off
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Training, Education, Certification, and Qualification Assistance
  • Benefits may vary based on position and length of employment.

Primary function of a Heavy Equipment Operator:

  • Operate Boom Truck
  • Operate heavy equipment including, but not limited to: Backhoe, Trackhoe, Bulldozer, Loader, Dump Truck.

 

Typical Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Follow safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.
  • Move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to operate power machinery, such as power shovels, stripping shovels, scraper loaders, or backhoes.
  • Set up or inspect equipment prior to operation.
  • Become familiar with digging plans, machine capabilities and limitations, and with efficient and safe digging procedures in a given application.
  • Observe hand signals, grade stakes, or other markings when operating machines so that work can be performed to specifications.
  • Receive written or oral instructions regarding material movement or excavation.
  • Move materials over short distances, such as around a construction site.
  • Create or maintain inclines or ramps.
  • Lubricate, adjust, or repair machinery and replace parts, such as gears, bearings, or bucket teeth.
  • Perform manual labor to prepare or finish sites.
  • Complete all additional duties as directed by supervisor.

 

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • NCCCO - Boom Certification is a must.
  • Must have experience with operating Heavy Equipment.
  • Controlling operations of equipment or systems
  • Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of bridges another structures such as highways and roads.
  • Must follow policies and procedures and support UIG’s mission.

REQUIREMENTS: ALL Applicants must be:

  • 18 years of Age
  • Able to pass a Drug Test
  • Legally Eligible to Work in the US

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have own transportation to and from jobsite every work day (driver's license not required).
  • May be expected to travel where the project requires (multi-state opportunities).

To comply with Federal Law, United Infrastructure Group participates in E-Verify.  All newly hired employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify their identity and employment eligibility.  On your first day of employment, you will bring original documentation to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 803-581-6000
Email: cindy.garrick@uig.net

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