Excavator Operator

at Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Wagman, Inc.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and employment practice of the Wagman that there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability in the recruiting of applicants for employment or in the hiring of employees. Wagman’s policy of nondiscrimination applies to all work-related actions; including but not limited to employment, promotion, transfer, discharge, training, or retraining under programs to which the company subscribes; recruitment or recruitment advertising. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified disabled persons according to existing state and federal law. Requests by qualified disabled persons for reasonable accommodation are encouraged by the company. All employees are requested to encourage women, persons of minority races and disabled persons to apply for employment with the company.

City: Newark
State/Territory: Delaware
Employment Type Full Time Hourly

Education Requirement: H.S. Diploma or GED
Experience Requirement: Heavy equipment operating experience, particularly excavators, dozers and loaders; heavy highway experience; experience with gps systems on dozers
Special Skills: Excavator experience w/ pipe, strong dozer experience including finish grade with gps
Travel Requirement: open to travel

Job Info

Position: Excavator Operator

Travel: primary location Newark, DE; open to regional travel

We are currently looking for a Excavator Operator to join our team at our Newark project. Reporting to direct field supervision, the Equipment Operator is responsible for proficiently and safely operating all required equipment, to include GPS equipped dozers and large excavators. The ideal candidate is able to carry out rough grade and finish grade operations, assist with digging, laying pipe, trenches and other tasks. He or She should be able to work independently as well as be able to communicate effectively. This position works along with the entire Project Team to support the completion of assigned construction projects and ensures all plans move forward to meet projected deadlines in safe manner. This is a safety sensitive position requiring work on construction sites with various safety hazards inherent in heavy construction.

This position is subject to drug testing and compliance policies associated with our status as a Federal Contractor.

Wagman is a multi-faceted construction firm with operations in heavy civil, general construction and geotechnical construction services. Founded in 1902, Wagman is a fourth-generation family-owned company with offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Wagman Heavy Civil Inc. has grown to become a nationally recognized leader within the industry. Wagman Heavy Civil Inc’s core competencies include design-build, infrastructure, marine construction, modified concrete, grooving and grinding and geotechnical construction services.


  • Minimum of three (3) years of
    Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

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Job Posting: 1241592

Posted On: Feb 21, 2024

Updated On: Feb 28, 2024

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