Lead Excavator Operator Job at JF Petroleum Group, Summerville, SC

  • JF Petroleum Group
  • Summerville, SC

Job Description

Job Type



The JF Petroleum Group stands as a premier leader in the North American fueling infrastructure industry, offering comprehensive turn-key solutions for distribution, construction, and service needs. We serve a diverse clientele including retail fueling stations, commercial and government fleets, and emergency power customers.

Job Duties:
  • Responsible for reading plans, setting grades, excavating according to specs.
  • Responsible for site safety of the crew and crew scheduling Comply with all safety regulations, policies, and record-keeping
  • Responsible for maintaining work goals set by project manager, direct reporting daily progress and paperwork utilizing Procore
  • Additional duties include leading and assisting a piping/tank crew in installing petroleum tanks, piping, and sumps
  • Perform daily machine inspection and routine greasing, oiling, and fueling


  • Highschool Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 5 years excavator experience; must be skilled at operating an excavator and have foreman experience
  • Able to fine grade, deep excavation, load trucks efficiently, comfortable in close range of fellow employees, dewatering, sheet pile driving and/or Petroleum equipment installation experience a plus
  • Procore experience a plus
  • Must be willing to get in and out of the machine to pitch in with digging and running a piping and managing a crew.
  • Must be willing to learn specialized petroleum piping installation (hold and maintain certifications) and excavator mounted sheet pile driving
  • Experience operating skid steer and other yard equipment
  • Ability to inspect equipment and operate equipment in a safe manner and follow safety protocol.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Strong work ethic - dependable with consistent attendance, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and start by 7am.
  • Must be able to physically climb up and down transloading equipment and ladders safely.
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Responsible for managing a crew of 3-5 employees, daily safety meetings, good time management skills
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to repetitively lift, carry, push, pull up to 50 pounds, frequent bending, stooping, standing 8-10 hours per day.
  • Must be able to meet company's employment requirements, which includes passing a drug screen, criminal background check, and MVR, if driving for the company
JF Petroleum offers:
  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Health benefits (eligible 1st of the month following 30 days) including Medical, Vision, Dental, Disability
  • Life insurance-company provided
  • Bonus program eligibility
  • Paid training for field personnel
  • Uniforms provided for field personnel
  • Relocation Assistance will be considered for qualified candidates
*JF Petroleum Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.

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