Equipment Operator

J Pratt Construction is looking for an experienced operator to add to our growing team. Be part of a company who does a wide variety of work including road construction, box culverts, retaining walls, drainage, concrete flat work, grading and much more. The possibilities are endless as we provide a dynamic skillset with projects ranging from $5,000 to $4 million.

Typical responsibilities would include the following:

  • Follow all safety rules
  • Frequently dig in high risks areas such as around utilities and in downtown, urban areas.
  • Run a variety of equipment on a daily basis such as excavators, backhoes, dozers, skidsteers, loaders
  • Keep equipment clean and up to date on maintenance
  • Occasionally perform tasks outside of operating equipment

Job Requirements

  • Must have a valid Class C License. Class A or B is a plus
  • Minimum 1-3 years of operating experience
  • High School Diploma
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to take direction and perform tasks alone
  • Good physical condition and stamina


  • Work with new top of the line heavy equipment supported by tools including Leica GPS Systems, Engcon excavator attachments, and late model pickup trucks. We currently have 3 excavators with 360° tilt/rotator buckets and GPS, dozer,  skidsteer and with all other equipment being less than 5 years old.
  • Be home for dinner every night as typical hours are 6:30 to 5:00, Monday thru Friday.
  • FREE health insurance after 2 years. (First year J Pratt pays 50%, 2nd year J Pratt pays 75%).
  • Dental Insurance (50% Company Paid)
  • Vision Insurance
  • FREE life insurance
  • Substantial year end bonus
  • Work close to home! J Pratt rarely travels more than one hour from the shop.
  • Pay ranging from $25-35/HR
  • 401K Retirement Plan with up to a 4% employer match.

Apply now to be part of a team-oriented company! Willing to train the right person or compensate the experienced individual who may be looking for a change.