Job Description

Eastern States Construction Service, a leading Heavy/Highway and Site Development Construction Company with job sites throughout the State of Delaware, is currently seeking hard working and dependable Construction Laborers to join our highly skilled and talented Construction team.

In this position, your primary responsibility will be safely and efficiently performing duties necessary to the successful completion of heavy/highway construction projects. These projects may include asphalt/paving, pipelaying and utility installation, dirt/earthwork, and/or concrete work.

Duties may include:

  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.
  • Assist in the installation of sewer, water, and storm drain pipes, using pipe-laying machinery and laser guidance equipment.
  • Measure, mark, and record openings and distances to lay out areas where construction work will be performed
  • Prepare road surfaces for hot asphalt material
  • Distribute and rake asphalt material.
  • Finish surfaces by smoothing and tamping asphalt material to grade and thickness.
  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.
  • Perform set up and cleanup tasks at jobsite
  • Operation of various equipment including jackhammers, tampers, skid steers, compactors
  • Perform all work efficiently and safely in accordance with State, Federal and Company regulations
  • Finish assigned tasks on time with high standards of quality

To be successful candidates must have:

  • Strong work ethic and desire to learn
  • Work outside in all types of weather
  • Attentive, alert and observant
  • Ability to comprehend and carry out instruction
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience is preferred.

Drug Screening and Background Check required.

Eastern States Construction Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/vets

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 302-995-2259 x129

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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