HEI Civil is a full-service civil construction company. We offer a full range of construction services, including heavy civil highway construction, commercial, residential, oil field, site development, dams and reservoirs, parks, and golf courses.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Main Line Hoe Operator to join our team.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operate the equipment in adherence to safety policies, procedures, job site and/or traffic laws. 
  • Maintain 3 points of contact on all pieces of equipment at all times. 
  • Respond to signals and directions by other staff members and work in coordination with them. 
  • Perform daily walk around checks and properly complete daily checklist.
  • Clean and maintain equipment.
  • Perform routine inspection on assigned equipment and report any needed repair to the supervisor.
  • Attend daily safety meetings with the crew.
  • Report any safety violation to the Supervisor and/or Safety Department.
  • Report any incident to the Supervisor or safety team.  
  • When not operating heavy equipment, must perform other duties as assigned by Foreman.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding of computerized controls and electronics.
  • Excellent hand, eye, and foot coordination.
  • Basic understanding of construction principles and procedures.
  • Ability to read and comprehend safety rules, plans, maintenance instructions, operating procedures, etc.
  • Comfort working in
  • Strong teamwork orientation


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma/GED preferred.
  • 5+ years’ operating a main line machine.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must have physical strength and endurance.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting in a machine.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds at times.
  • Repetitive hand/arm/leg movements


Work Environment:

  • High-stress environment with extreme weather fluctuations.


Job Type: Nonexempt, Full-time

Salary: $38+ per hour; Based on Experience



  • Health Insurance
  • Sick Time
  • 401k
  • Six paid holidays
  • $10,000 Employer paid life insurance
  • Voluntary dental, vision, life and Colonial supplemental insurance available for purchase
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.