Equipment Operator


Powhatan, VA


General Utility Construction

Who is Team Fishel?

Since 1936, we’ve been the Best Choice in utility engineering and construction. Safety is our top priority and is key in everything we do. We’re industry professionals driven by high performance for our customers and each other. Interested in joining our Team?


Team Fishel is hiring Equipment Operators for our growing Powhatan, VA area operation. The purpose of an Equipment Operator at Team Fishel is to assist the Foreman in completing the project safely, on-time, and within the customers' specifications for quality, and other work as needed.

The Operator uses Company vehicles on a daily basis to deliver and pick up materials, reels of cable, steel plates, service tools, and equipment.  They also work in the field with the crews installing manholes, vaults, and completing any work.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 3 + years operating utility construction equipment in a safe and productive manner. Equipment includes but not limited to: backhoes, directional drills, trenchers, skid-steer loaders, cranes, digger derricks, bucket trucks, excavators, and crane trucks.

  • Candidates holding a valid CDL-A strongly preferred

  • Familiarity with DOT's Enforcement and Compliance regulations

  • Meet all DOT requirements (physical and drug testing)

  • Ability to communicate with Teammates

  • Willingness to work and follow directions

  • Has a thorough working knowledge of utility construction and installation

  • Willingness to travel a plus

Pay rate $18 - $24 /hour

Previous experience in utility construction and bilingual skills are highly desirable.


Team Fishel offers excellent industry training and a career development path for our Teammates. Competitive pay and benefits, including health insurance, 401k, and a company profit sharing plan!

Join Team Fishel, your future and your team.


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Team Fishel is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disability/Protected Veteran

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