Experienced Excavator Operator

William A. Hazel, Inc., a total site development contractor for over 60 years, is looking for an Experienced Excavator Operator for our Pipe crew. This position reports to and is under the direction of foreman or superintendent. William A. Hazel, Inc., operates all over the Northern Virginia Area, including some areas in West Virginia.  

Essential Functions 

  • Knowledge of OSHA safety and trenching regulations. 
  • Lifting and setting pipe and structures.  
  • Experience with excavating trenches for a pipe crew.  
  • Able to work around underground utilities (telephone, gas lines, etc).  
  • Good sight and depth perception necessary. 
  • Keep equipment in good working condition (grease, oil, water, clean tracks, etc.) 
  • Experience digging trench boxes.  
  • Occasionally separate dirt.  


  • Minimum of 2 years of equipment operating experience on pipe crew. (water mains, storm or sanitation sewers) 
  • Valid driver’s license required 
  • Related work experience required 
  • Team player 

Physical Demands & Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually high. 


  • 401(k) matching 
  • Paid time off 
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 

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