Stansell Electric Company, Inc. Heavy Equipment Operator -- Nashville in United States

Heavy Equipment Operator – Nashville

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Nashville Area



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A Heavy Equipment Operator with a valid Class A CDL License is needed who is skilled in the operation of the following types of equipment: directional drilling machine, backhoe, skidsteer, and trackhoe.

Work is performed under the guidance of a Foreman Operator assisting in the installation, alteration, addition, and/or repair of electrical systems, conductors, and associated materials and equipment on many types of projects.


The primary responsibilities of the Heavy Equipment Operator position include:

  • CDL licensed to drive a Class 3 truck

  • Operate Directional Drilling equipment

  • Operate Boom truck and Digger Derek truck

  • Operate Backhoe and Trackhoe at a high skill level.

  • Operate Skid Steer at a high skill level.

  • Operate Riding Trencher and small Rockwell at a high skill level.

  • Digs trenches by use of hand tools and equipment.

  • Keep equipment maintained daily.

  • Help in securing, relocating and organizing materials, small tools, and equipment from and back to appropriate storage areas.

  • Keep work area and equipment clean by collecting and disposing of scrap, excess materials, and refuse.

  • Keep equipment, tools and material clean and organized.

  • Assist in pulling wire, lifting, shoveling, raking, hoisting, and positioning materials.

  • May operate less complicated hand tools and equipment under direct supervision of a foreman or senior operator.

  • Assists in mounting strapping, placing and burying conduit.

  • Assists more senior personnel in less complicated electrical installations, connections, and terminations under close supervision.


  • Read and interpret maps and instructional manuals.

  • Performs basic underground conduit installations under general supervision.


  • MUST have a valid CDL Class A or Class B license

  • Graduated from High School or obtained GED

  • Pass a pre-employment drug test and understand that we conduct pre-employment, post-accident and random drug testing.

  • Must have experience operating the types of equipment indicated above.


Compensation will be determined based on skills, education, and experience.

Benefits include:

  • Health insurance, including subsidy for full family

  • Dental insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Coverage

  • 401k plan

Additional Information

Stansell Electric Company is based in Nashville with a satellite office in Chattanooga. Our organization has built a strong reputation for high quality work, family oriented work life, and the highest integrity. We offer many training opportunities, both through outside education facilities and in house developed training programs. We believe in utilizing experienced and skilled workers to help us provide for the training needs of less experienced workers. Every individual has strengths and weaknesses; we believe in maximizing each individual’s strengths. We work to ensure the right person is hired for any job opening. When an individual is placed in a role that best suits them, the company and the employee are both most likely to be successful. Our primary goal of “developing exceptional people” results in an exceptional company.

An Equal Opportunity Employer / Minorities & females encouraged to apply.TN Drug Free Workplace conducting pre-employment, post-accident and random drug screening