Equipment Operators - Backhoe & Excavators
Bakersfield, CA 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description
Equipment Operators - Backhoe & Excavators - Bakersfield, California (Job Number: 624640)

My Field. My Craft. My Legacy.

You have talent, and PCL recognizes the value that each skilled craft person brings to the work site. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of construction jobs with a company that is recognized as a leader in the construction industry. Be part of world-class projects and a culture that is built on employee success and sharing of collective experiences.

PCL has one of the best safety records in the industry. On our construction jobs, PCL has a goal of zero incidents which continues to be a top priority; it is important that you go home uninjured at the end of every day. With PCL’s mentorship culture, you will be able to share your talents as well as learn from some of the best in the industry. Whether your focus is civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, or buildings, PCL has construction jobs that will showcase your skills.

Your talent drives your Legacy with PCL.

We are seeking experienced Equipment Operators - Backhoe & Excavator for projects in California


  • Ability to utilize load charts and range diagrams to safely lift and move loads
  • Move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to properly operate power machinery
  • Must have a working knowledge of surveying a jobsite for potential hazards including performing line locating for underground conflicts
  • Observe hand signals, grade stakes, or other markings when operating machines so that work can be performed to specifications
  • Become familiar with digging plans, machine capabilities and limitations, and with efficient and safe digging procedures in a given application


  • 6 months industry experience.
  • 6 months craft experience
  • Equipment Operators may be required to possess a current and valid DOT-class A or B California driver’s license with air break endorsements as required for the position
  • Must have a three year driving record without restrictions. Individuals with one or more serious violations, DUI/DWI’s shall not be authorized to drive PCL owned vehicles, or drive other vehicles, including personal or rental cars, to conduct company business

Work Conditions

The position of Equipment Operator often requires working outdoors while exposed to various types of weather conditions such as cold, extreme heat, wind and rain. Work is performed on various terrains including uneven hard dirt and rocky surfaces in various conditions such as wet, slippery, muddy. May be exposed to dust, gas, fumes and chemicals. This position also requires working in areas that are under construction while working around equipment and machinery. The Helper must be able to access work areas which are at varying heights and accessible by ladders, stairs, and aerial work platforms.

PCL is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

The PCL family of companies are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for, and we aspire to be the most respected builder, renowned for excellence, leadership, and unsurpassed value.

Let us help you build your Legacy today.


Company: PCL Industrial Services, Inc.
Job Posting: Oct 27, 2020
Closing Date: Ongoing
Primary Location: United States-California-Bakersfield

Equal Employment Opportunity. Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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