Pile Driver - Operator
Winter Park, FL 
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100 Years of Experience at Work for You!

Since 1920, the professional men and women of Hubbard Construction have literally paved the way for hundreds of public and private projects that have supported Florida's rise to prominence.

Hubbard is one of Florida's largest heavy civil construction companies. We are proud to be a part of Florida's history and we are eager to continue to serve the Florida market and beyond.

The scope of Hubbard's work includes complex highway projects, site development, paving, utility and drainage systems, surveying, RAP and hot mix sales, and state-of-the-art bridge building. We provide multiple delivery systems in design-build, bid-build, public/private-partnerships and design-build finance.

Hubbard Construction's parent company, Eurovia, operates through a network of 330 agencies and 770 production sites, in 17 countries around the world.

General Description

A Pile Driver Operator is an hourly-rated skilled craft position that performs on construction projects any combination of the duties described more fully, below. A Pile Driver Operator typically performs a wide variety of tasks, transferring from one task to another as the work flow dictates.

Key Duties

  • Operate pile drivers mounted on skids, barges, crawler treads, or locomotive cranes to drive pilings
  • Moves hand and foot levers to control hoisting equipment to position piling leads, hoist piling into leads, and position hammer over piling
  • Moves levers and turns valves to activate power hammer or raise and lower drop hammer which drives piles to required depth
  • Retaining walls, bulkheads, and foundations of structures, such as structures, bridges
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance bridges
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, bridges
  • Knowledge of various methods for describing the location and distribution of land and air masses including their physical locations, relationships, and characteristics
  • Controlling operations of equipment or systems
  • Watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly
  • Critical Thinking by using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches
  • Judgment and Decision Making by weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action
  • Coordination by adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
    Performing routine maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents and equipment
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of machine or vehicle to exact positions
  • Depth Perception by the ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from the observer, or to judge the distance between an object and the observer
  • Response Orientation The ability to choose quickly and correctly between two or more movements in response to two or more signals (lights, sounds, pictures, etc.). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body parts
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
  • Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles
  • Perform incidental work items and duties included within other crafts

Qualification Requirements

  • General. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Pile Driver Operator. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees. One (1) year or more of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, and bridges.
  • Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Pile Driver Operator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.
    • Work is often performed at heights up to 60 feet, requiring the employee to climb ladders, scaffolds and stair towers, often with narrow steps and passageways.
    • Frequently work with hands extended overhead, sometimes in conjunction with the operation of hand power tools.
    • Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50-90 pounds personally, and up to 150 pounds with assistance.
    • Manual dexterity to hand-carry generators, lumber and other construction materials, forms, power tools, and hand tools.
    • Capable of operating concrete vibrators for extended periods of time.
    • Physical dexterity to pour, grade and finish concrete, involving stretching, proper placement of legs, and use of arms and hands in repetitive motions.
    • Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.
    • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.
    • Capable of being certified to enter confined spaces, including climbing into and out of excavations up to 15 feet in depth, using ladders or crawling, as required.
    • Sufficient skill and visual acuity, under varying degrees of light, darkness, and weather conditions, to provide direction and flagging for operators of cranes with rated capacities of up to 300 tons.
    • Capable of safely and productively operating a man-lift.
    • Ability to maintain balance while working on water craft or other surfaces.
    • The Operator must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely.
    • The ability to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., moving equipment, backing alarms, or other alarms, instructions/directions from supervisor and/or spotter).
  • Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Pile Driver Operator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.
    • Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project.
    • Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.
    • Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.

Blythe Construction, Inc. - Hubbard Construction Company - Northeast Paving - Sunmount Paving - Virginia Paving Company, are hereby referred to as Eurovia USA
Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Blythe Construction, Inc.:
Phone: 704-375-8474
Hubbard Construction Company:
Phone: 407-645-5500
Eurovia Atlantic Coast, LLC:
Phone: 704-375-8474

Eurovia USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Eurovia USA is committed to providing a fair and equal employment opportunity workplace. All hiring and promotional decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status that is protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 year
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