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Union Heavy Equipment Excavator Operator (Independence Excavating)
DiGeronimo Companies Sterling, VA

Union Heavy Equipment Excavator Operator (Independence Excavating)

DiGeronimo Companies
Sterling, VA
  • Full-Time
Job Description
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Job Description

Excavator Operator


Independence Excavating is looking for a hard working and experienced Excavator Operator for pipe work (Wet/Dry utilities) to join our Sterling VA field location.


What do we believe in?



Provide a safe, family-oriented environment. Commitment to integrity. Protect our most valuable assets.



Always deliver the highest quality. Find solutions. Provide value to our partners.



Positively impact the communities we serve. Give back. Leave the world a better place than we found it.


A typical day looks like:

  • Performing daily safety maintenance and checks
  • Ensuring heavy equipment is safely and securely stored
  • Informing and advising management for maintenance or major repairs on equipment
  • Responding to signals and directions by staff and work in coordination with them


Do you have what it takes? 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • 3-5 years’ experience running heavy equipment including mini and large excavators for pipe work (wet/dry utilities) is required
  • Must be willing to do general maintenance of the equipment
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public
  • Must be able to perform a try-out running the equipment during the interview process
  • Position functions in the field (100%), in all types of weather conditions
  • Current Union Member in good status with the International Union of Operating Engineers, or a willingness to become a member

Who is IX?


From breaking ground to the finished project, our team has been laying the groundwork for excellence on heavy civil construction and demolition projects for over 65 years. We combine innovations of industry with decades of successfully completed projects, proving we are a value-added partner from the ground up! Over six decades, Independence Excavating has established a team of construction professionals that sets us apart from other contractors. To learn more, visit our website:


Independence Excavating, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value workplace diversity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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DiGeronimo Companies job posting for a Union Heavy Equipment Excavator Operator (Independence Excavating) in Sterling, VA with a salary of $20 to $28 Hourly with a map of Sterling location.