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    Gresham, OR 97030
    Phone: (503) 665-1131 | Fax: (503) 666-1041

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  • Excavation Crew Leader

    Apollo Drain & Rooter Service, Inc.
    Job Description

    Family-owned plumbing/drain cleaning/excavation company is looking for someone with experience to work with our excavation crews. If you have a CDL - that's a plus!! Our Excavation department repairs main sewer lines, rain drains, and water service lines all across the Portland and Vancouver metro areas. We do spot repairs & trenching, and also provide many trenchless options including boring, bursting & CIPP lining.


    The crew leader coordinates the activities and training of the crews. The crew leader is responsible for the coordination and operation of a crew consisting of up to 4 diverse members. The ideal candidate will also have experience operating various excavation equipment, such as a backhoe, drilling/boring machine and a bursting machine.

    1. Coordinate, organize, and direct the activities of your assigned crew.
    2. Provide training and technical assistance to crew members as needed.
    3. Responsible for determining what equipment and supplies are needed to each job, each day.
    4. Responsible for work flow, tools, and vehicle maintenance of specific project and crew that are assigned to you.
    5. Collaborates with co-workers and supervisors in management of projects to ensure project deadlines are maintained.
    6. Regular attendance and punctuality is a requirement of this position.
    7. A professional manner, and the ability to communicate effectively with other employees, customers and the general public.
    8. Follow all company and OSHA regulated safety procedures.
    9. Accepts and performs work as assigned.
    10. Daily driving of various company vehicles.

    1. May operate various excavation equipment, including mini-excavators, backhoes, drilling/boring machines, bursting machines, jackhammers and concrete saws.
    2. CDL drivers may, on occasion, drive various company vehicles (including towing equipment) that require a CDL license.

    1. High school diploma or equivalent.
    2. Minimum 1 year experience as a crew leader.
    3. Valid driver's license, insurable driving record, and must provide own transportation to shop or jobsite each day. Having your own vehicle is ESSENTIAL.
    4. Knowledge and understanding of sewer systems a plus!
    5. Knowledge and understanding of OSHA requirements, including confined space.
    6. Must be able to pass a pre-employment background test and UA. If you can't pass either of these --- don't apply !!!

    1. This position will primarily work outside in all types of weather conditions and environments.
    2. The noise level in the environment is typically loud and requires PPE.
    3. Must be able to lift and carry up to 80 lbs, push & pull up to 80 lbs, and stand or walk for up to 8 hours each day.
    4. Must be able to dig / excavate for up to 6 hrs in a day.
    5. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; hear.

    We offer great benefits, including health/dental/vision coverage, 401k, sick pay/PTO. And a great place to work!!!

    If you have questions or are interested in applying feel free to contact our Field Manager
    Ryan Parsley at (503) 209-7716 or (503) 239-8801
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