Excavator - 6 month project


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Located in Redding, CA

Salary: $30-$35/hr + per diem $100/day

About Express:


Express Employment Professionals, named ClearlyRated Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards winner for the past 7 years, is hiring for a local client company in Shasta County.  We help people in our community find work every day.  Express Employment Professionals in Redding wants to make a difference locally and across North America.  With more than 800 locations across the U.S., Canada, and South Africa, we are on a mission to put a million people to work annually.


About the Client:


This is a well-established commercial piping, construction, fabrication, and engineering firm in Redding with an upcoming 6 month project in Clear Lake, Ca. 


About the Position:


We are seeking excavator operators experienced with moving and laying pipe.  Experience with extended reach forklifts is helpful and backhoe operation.  This is a part equipment operator/part labor position for approximately 6 months in Clear Lake, Ca starting in October and going through March of 2023.  This will be a REQUIRED 5 day a week, 10 hour a day shift most weeks.  A $100 per diem per day is paid for lodging as well as travel pay once a week to the job site and once a week home.  The hourly wage is $30-$35 per hour.  A DMV printout is required before starting.


Job Description/ Responsibilities:


  • Operate and maintain heavy, motorized equipment used in pipe laying and earth moving operations in a safe and efficient manner
  • Rig and transport large diameter pipe and fittings using an excavator
  • Operate heavy, motorized equipment used in pipe laying and earth moving operations, including, but not limited to, dozers, scrapers, loaders, excavators, compactors, etc. and other equipment to support a variety of operations
  • May be asked to perform general physical activities in support of project needs
  • Must be able to lift, carry and push/pull at least 50 pounds
  • Ability to embrace a culture of safety
  • Ability to understand field survey markers is desired
  • Ability to work on slopes and uneven surfaces
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Communicate clearly and concisely




  • Excavator training certification desired, but not required
  • Must be able to lift, carry and push/pull at least 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work at client site 3 hours from Redding
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to client site
  • Class A driver’s license desirable but not required
  • Must be a team player with a good attitude




Monday through Friday 10 hour shifts




  • Pay range: $30 to $35
  • Full Time
  • Per diem $100 a day, and travel pay
  • 4 10-hour shifts per week (with possibility of required overtime)




$30-$35 per hour based on experience


About You:


You are attentive, responsive, and can take control of situations.

You are personable, determined, and driven to make a difference. You can see beyond a problem, respond to situations in crafty ways, and put a positive and professional spin on any situation.

Multitasking and professionalism are natural habits.

You thrive on succeeding, overcoming challenges, and have an exceptional work ethic.

Friends and co-workers describe you as a highly organized and productive person.

You are a team player and an individual performer who can quickly connect with others inside and outside of the company.

You naturally possess a “can get it done attitude” even when the odds are not in your favor.

You are very organized and disciplined and can effectively manage multiple conflicting priorities and deadlines in a rapidly changing environment.

You are reliable and are always looking for what to do next.

You are at least 18 years of age.


Pre-employment screenings if required by the client


Express Employment Professionals – Redding

2697 Victor Avenue

Redding, CA  96002

530-221-7044 call or text




Express Employment Professionals is an equal opportunity Employer. 

Express Office: Redding
2697 Victor Avenue
Suite B
Redding, CA 96002
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