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Excavation Technician

Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical
February 26, 2021
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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