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Excavation Technician

Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical
    January 14, 2020
    McHenry, IL
    Job Type


    Job Title:                                              Excavation Crew Technician

    Reports to:                                           Plumbing/Sewer Manager

    Work Hours:                                       Monday thru Friday with rotating on-call and weekends

    Pay Scale:                                            $20-32/hour



    Position Summary:

    To perform commercial and/or residential sewer/water line repairs and replacements.  Most excavations will require the use of heavy machinery.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Complete excavations for commercial and residential sewer/water line jobs using heavy machinery such as a Backhoe or Bobcat
    • Able to perform repairs/replacements of sewer/water lines
    • Ensure that all repairs or replacements are performed up to IL State Code
    • Ensure that all projects are completed safely, according to OSHA standards
    • Act as a liaison between the customer and company
    • Proper execution of invoice process with customer on wireless device
    • Assist Sewer Supervisor in any special projects
    • Responsible for execution of training for Excavation Assistants
    • Knowledge and offering of payment assistance through financing options
    • Willingness and ability to earn plumbing apprentice license and attend classes in preparation to take the IL State Plumbing Exam
    • Willingness and ability to work overnight projects as needed
    • Appearance – must display professionalism in appearance and mannerisms at all times.  Truck must also be kept up to Black Diamond standards at all times



    • Minimum 2-years of experience in Excavation, Sewer/Water Line repairs/replacements
    • Must have valid CDL license (Class A Non-CDL minimum) and clean driving record
    • OSHA 10-Hour Certified (with Competent Person Training)
    • Experience safely operating and maintaining Backhoe and Bobcat equipment
    • Experience using and maintaining shoring, jackhammers, and concrete saws
    • Strong customer service and communication skills
    • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record



    • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Supplemental AFLAC Insurance Options
    • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
    • Company provided iPhone and tablet
    • Company provided vehicle and fuel package
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays
    • Additional commission opportunities available

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