Backhoe / Excavator Operator Job at Hartford Paving Corp, Johnston, RI

  • Hartford Paving Corp
  • Johnston, RI

Job Description

Hartford Paving Corporation, is a family owned and run business that was founded in 1974 as a general contractor, paving driveways and roadways. Hartford Paving has had a long tradition of family values and quality workmanship. While in business for over 40 years, Hartford Paving has tried to bring the highest quality of workmanship and pride into the industry, while also trying to stay as economical as possible for ourselves and our customers.

Hartford Paving Corporation understands that its employees are its most valuable asset. We constantly strive to recruit, retain, and grow a workforce that is knowledgeable, motivated, and strives for quality. Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you a team player? Do you believe in hard work and take pride in producing quality work? Can you take direction from others while working in a fast-paced environment? Do you have a positive, can-do attitude? Do you treat both customers and fellow employees with honesty and respect? If you are ready to work alongside individuals with talent, motivation, and an eye for quality, then please consider joining our team for the following position.

Backhoe / Excavator Operator

We are looking for a reliable, enthusiastic, & hardworking laborer to join our construction team in order to assist in the excavating for roads, sidewalks, and parking lots.

Candidates should be detail oriented and display team spirit. The responsibilities of a Backhoe/Excavator Operator include, but are not limited to, running equipment to excavate a variety of material, maintain the equipment in good running order. Candidate should be physically fit and be able to work long hours in all weather conditions, possible weekend work, holiday, or night work may be required.

Backhoe/Excavator Operator Responsibilities:

  • Offloading the equipment from transport trailers
  • Excavating to required depths as needed and directed
  • Greasing machine on a regular basis
  • Maintaining cleanliness and packing equipment away at the end of the day
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Backhoe/Excavator Operator Requirements:

  • RI or MA Hoisting License
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Ability to stand for extended hours of time
  • Excellent communication and observation skills
  • Familiar with use of power and hand tools
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Must have a strong work ethic

Work Schedule

  • Monday thru Friday 6:30am to 3:30pm
  • Occasional Weekend/Night work available based on projects
  • Most work done in the peak construction season of Spring thru Fall
  • Overtime available and based on project schedule or needs


  • Paid weekly
  • $27.00 to $35.00 per hour based on experience and ability


  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K
  • 4% Company Match on 401K
  • Semi Annual Profit Sharing
  • PTO
  • Healthcare, Dental, & Vision with Co-pay available
  • Potential for advancement within the company

We understand that your time is valuable and that is why we have an easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our online application. We look forward to meeting you and you becoming a member of the Hartford Paving family.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Weekly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, For contractors, Night shift, Monday to Friday,

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