Hunter Contracting Mainline Excavator Operator in Phoenix, Arizona

Women & minorities encouraged to apply. We do E-Verify & drug screensAre you looking for a company you can grow with? A company where you feel like part of the family and not just another employee number? Do you want to be a part of something great? Hunter Contracting Co. is a family-owned, heavy civil contracting firm serving Arizona since 1961. We are looking for good, hard-working, high-energy, self-motivating, professional individuals to grow with our project needs.

What we are proud to offer you:

  • Medical/Telemedicine

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 401K

  • Life Insurance

  • EAP

  • Health and Wellness Programs

Mainline Excavator Operator

Hunter Contracting, specializing in civil infrastructure, is seeking an experienced Mainline Excavator Operator responsible for operating various types of construction equipment to

Responsible for:

  • Working to precise standards to excavate line and grade for Mainline Waterline.

  • Excavates around existing utilities, to install Mainline and backfill piping.

  • Must have knowledge of pothole procedure, pipeline and grade compaction requirements.

  • Inspecting equipment for deficiencies, such as tires, lights, brakes, fuses and fluid levels, and submits report indicating equipment condition.

  • Ensure trench is excavated to the proper depth/grade

  • Be aware of proper rigging of pipe, manhole barrels, etc. and ensure safe work procedures are followed during the lowering of materials into the excavation.

Work Qualifications:

  • Has a great deal of awareness of soil conditions and proper slopes.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Blue Stake markings.

  • Takes pride in craftsmanship, works within precise standards of accuracy

Education & Work Experience Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of experience strongly preferred.

We do E-Verify, Background Checks and Drug Screens

Women, Minorities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Hunter provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Hunter complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.