Excavator Operator

Salisbury, MD
Full Time
Entry Level

We are looking for a full-time equipment operator to dig trenches for electrical conduits on solar projects in the Eastern Shore area.


The Equipment Operator safely operates various pieces of heavy equipment in the solar/electrical industry.

Why Choose Solar Gaines?

  • Competitive pay – $25/hr - $40/hr
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays, vacation time and sick leave
  • 401k Plan with a 3% employer contribution
  • Paid training and advancement opportunities available

Essential Functions:

  • Operate equipment (excavator, backhoe, and other heavy equipment) 
  • Keep equipment and site clean at all times.
  • Perform all pre and post-trip inspections and complete daily inspection reports.
  • Operate vehicles and equipment in a safe manner. Follow proper procedures and complete required documentation 
  • Understand and comply with all safety rules set forth by the company and governmental regulatory agencies. 
  • Wear required PPE.
  • Follow all environmental regulations and clean up any excess material that could cause environmental problems.
  • Lock and secure assigned equipment daily at the end of the shift or as otherwise required, 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Perform miscellaneous duties and outside labor as requested, which may include, but not limited to, cleaning up around the site, sweeping, shoveling, picking up equipment or supplies.


Work Environment:

  • Work time will be outdoor/field.



  • Experience operating heavy equipment such as excavators and backhoes.

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