Swamper A


Swamper A

Job Summary:

The position of Swamper A consists of assisting the Operator as needed.  The Swamper A works with the Operator to ensure that the assigned project timelines are being met and that all equipment and vehicles are being maintained to Company standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that every job in progress is a priority and is completed within the expected/projected timeframe;
  • Confer with assigned Superintendent and Operator to coordinate operations and activities;
  • Ensure jobsite and company safety protocol is being met;
  • Daily understanding of where all flagged/marked lines are located;
  • Ensure that all lines a spotted and properly flagged;
  • Responsible for checking ditch depth as directed;
  • Pulls running lines;
  • Identify and notify Operator of any obstacles in the Operator’s digging path;
  • Inspect machine daily for cleanliness, any issues, etc.
  • Assist with required maintenance to machines and trucks at the end of every work day;
  • Assist with fueling machines and trucks and the end of every work day;
  • Interpret specifications, job orders, and company policies;
  • Complete timesheets/daily logs timely and accurately;
  • Make sure you have what you need to perform your daily duties;

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the trenching industry;
  • A high school diploma or equivalent preferred;
  • A current and valid Driver’s License


  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Self-Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

Working Conditions:

  • This is a full time position that is primarily remote field based with a variable work schedule.
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