Job Description

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - Arrow Electric - Up to $28 per hour (Construction, Service, Highway)
Louisville, KY, United States of America


Come Build a Career with Arrow Electric as an Equipment Operator 

 Since opening its doors in 1957, Arrow Electric has provided its customers trustworthy, dependable and cost-effective Electrical Installations and Service, with the highest quality workmanship. We embrace expanding technologies and maintain a highly-trained workforce to keep us at the forefront of our industry.  Sharing a common goal of exceeding customer expectations, our team is passionate about their craft.

Arrow Electric highly values our team members, striving to put employees first and provide a pleasant, secure work environment, fostering professional growth and offering one of the strongest compensation packages in the industry.

Job Skills / Requirements

The Equipment Operator is responsible for safely and productively operating construction equipment such as track type excavators, skid steer loaders, dozers, backhoes, digger derricks, directional drills, and dump trucks to excavate, grade, and prepare excavation areas.



  • Conduct daily safety and pre-operation inspections of equipment
  • Clean, lubricate and refill equipment as necessary.
  • Safely operate equipment around other workers and equipment, in tight or confined conditions, on or around public access roadways, maintaining proper awareness of surroundings and work environment.
  • Loads/unloads materials and tools and keeps site and vehicle storage areas clean and organized.
  • Transport tools, equipment, materials, and supplies to needed areas of the project.
  • Digs trenches/holes for underground installations.
  • Assists with the installation of conduit such at EMT conduit, Rigid conduit, PVC conduit, corrugated pipe, and O-Cal, including cutting and threading using hand and power tools.
  • Assists with pulling cables of various sizes. Assists with installation of poles, lights, traffic signals, duct banks, ground boxes, manholes, handholes, and other electrical systems as needed.
  • Utilize hand and power tools, including cutting devices, drills, saws, hydraulic, and pneumatic.
  • Assists with concrete work as needed, including preparation, shoveling/placing, and finishing.
  • Operate compaction devices such as tampers and rollers
  • Picks up tools and equipment and secures job site each day.
  • Maintains hand and power tools in good operating condition.



  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience operating equipment such as backhoes, trenchers, skid- steer loaders, digger derricks, and bucket trucks.
  • Must have a valid driver's license (CDL A preferred).
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism.



  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to interact with company team members and other contractor employees.
  • Ability to take direction and complete tasks as instructed.
  • Must be able meet the consistently challenging physical requirements of the job
  • Must be able to positively identify colors of wire.
  • Must be able to work minimum 8 hr day, 40 hours per week, and overtime, weekend, and night work as required.
  • Must be capable of operating 2-handed tools or equipment.
  • Must be able to withstand repetitive use of arms, hands and fingers and completing overhead work for full day assignments.
  • Must be capable of digging trenches, either by using hand tools or power equipment.
  • Must be able to travel as needed for work assignments.
  • Must possess good vision and hearing (normal or corrected).
  • Must be able to safely and successfully work in a variety of challenging weather and working conditions


Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma/GED

Additional Information / Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Continuing Training and Development Courses

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We believe that these opportunities should be available on the basis of individual merit, and we encourage applicants and employees to strive for advancement on this basis.


Arrow Electric will make reasonable accommodations for applicants/employees with disabilities. This means that we can modify a person’s job or assign them to another position that will accommodate their disabilities. Persons wishing to request such accommodations should make them known to the Human Resource Department. 

Arrow Electric Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


Building awesome things is our passion!  One Team! One Fight! One Arrow!


Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

This job reports to the Director of Construction

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.