Bishop Mays Inc.

Excavator Operator for Utility Crew

Bishop Mays Inc.
Category Equipment Operator Type Full-time
Location Greer, South Carolina View Website View website
Pay Rate Based on Experience


Bishop Mays Inc. is looking to hire an experienced utility crew Excavator Operator. This is a full time position, typically working at Monday-Friday work week. Competitive pay based on experience and qualifications.

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  • Excavate for pipe installation using proper benching and sloping for particular soil classification
  • Safe and efficient operation of excavator to meet production targets
  • Must be able to operate excavator safely around other crew members and existing utilities
  • Must be able to dig on grade for sewer or storm drain installation
  • Must be able to bed pipe with bedding material
  • Must be able to set up trench box and work within trench shoring systems
  • Perform routine inspections, safety walk-arounds, and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment
  • Observe hand signals, grade stakes, or other markings when operating machines so that work can be performed to specifications
  • Receive written or oral instructions regarding material movement or excavation
  • May perform other related duties as assigned and operate various other equipment


  • Good attitude, reliable, and self-motivating to produce results in a safe manner
  • Proficient skills and experience required; must dig on grade for sewer and storm drain pipe installation
  • Must have at least two years of experience operating excavator laying water, sewer, and storm drain
  • Knowledge of civil drawings a plus
  • Drug-free
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Legally eligible to work in the US
  • Must be accountable for conduct and have excellent attendance
  • Capable of working at a sustained pace and producing quality work


  • Competitive wages based on experience and qualifications
  • Health insurance
  • Vacation pay
  • Holiday pay
  • 401K with matching program
  • Work clothing allowance
  • Opportunity to grow and move up in the company

Work Environment:

  • Work is performed outside in all types of environmental conditions
  • Frequently lift 20 pounds, and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to climb in and out of equipment unassisted
  • Must be able to stand, walk on uneven surfaces, climb, kneel, bend, twist, and push/pull
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Equipment Operator

As an equipment operator, you’re in charge of heavy machinery worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. You can run just about any machine including haul trucks, excavators, dozers, scrapers, graders, and many others performing tasks from mass excavation to laying pipe. Running equipment everyday is just about as cool as it gets.

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