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Feeney Brothers Utility Services Backhoe Operator in Boston, Massachusetts

Backhoe Operator

Category Construction

Position Backhoe Operator


Are you a Backhoe Operator looking for a career instead of just another job? Do you want the chance to work for a company where advancement is generated internally? Would you like to work at a dynamic, energetic, growing company, with a strong family oriented culture in the Utility industry? If the answer is yes, Feeney Brothers Utility Services may be the place for you! Since our founding in 1988 safety, community, integrity, and innovation have been the cornerstones of our operations at Feeney Brothers. Feeney Brothers provides area utilities throughout New England with comprehensive solutions for completing complex projects in urban, suburban, and rural settings. We equip our qualified workforce with state-of-the-art training and innovative tools to provide excellent service to our customers in the safest manner possible. Feeney Brothers Utility Services is currently looking for Backhoe Operators to join our team as part of a utility crew. The biggest challenges of this Backhoe Operator role are the physical demands and operating in/dealing with the New England elements. If you believe this Backhoe Operator career opportunity is really for you please apply. This position would be a great building block for you and your family at a well-established and successful organization.


Operators drive, control, and maintain heavy equipment and other necessary machinery in a safe, efficient manner. Operators will work in a fast-paced environments. Safety is a top priority for Operators and must have knowledge of safe operation and driving practices to complete obligations. Operators report directly to the Foreman.


  • Excavating trenches and structures, laying pipe and precast concrete structures, loading trucks and back-filling trenches

  • Placing shoring and trench boxes

  • Operates a crawler or rubber-tired machine mounted with an excavator bucket

  • May also be equipped with various hydraulic attachments (e.g. hammers, pipe vacuum)

  • Performs daily inspection on equipment for issues and/or deficiencies

  • Completes inspection paperwork daily and notifies the Foreman of any issues/defects

  • May assist the crew, when needed, in operating other equipment and/or helping the laborers on the ground

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Requirements


  • 2A Hoisting License (at least)

  • DOT Medical Examiners Certificate

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • OSHA 10

Salary Negotiable.

Req Number CON-24-00051

Location Boston

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.