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Dozer Operator/Equipment Operator

Elkan Inc
Watford City, ND
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Elkan Energy Services is looking for an entry level dozer/equipment operator for our growing pipeline division.

Equipment Operators work on construction crews to install underground water lines to include right-of -way preparation and reclamation. The work involves physically demanding construction general labor while operating specialized vehicles.

Elkan Water


  • Safely operate heavy equipment such as: skidsteer, backhoe, dozer, compactor
  • Load and unload equipment and materials
  • Daily pre-shift vehicle and equipment inspections; maintain daily log
  • Perform regular maintenance/cleaning on assigned vehicles and equipment
  • Perform other duties as requested by leadership

Working Environment

  • Work sites are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions
  • All worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in English
  • Work includes prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
  • Work is performed within the red zone of heavy equipment
  • Working safely requires quick/accurate hand-eye coordination and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner


  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • Valid drivers license with clean driving record

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • General knowledge of construction related equipment or farm equipment preferred
  • Skill to operate equipment in close proximity to workers
  • Possess a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Commitment to doing quality work while putting safety first


  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Pay DOE

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects managements assignment of essential functions and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Elkan Energy Services will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicants race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Elkan Inc


Watford City, ND



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