SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Ability to perform routine manual and semi-skilled work in the underground construction industry.  Responsible for the equipment used in their day to day operations.  This position may operate a variety of hand and power tools.  It is our policy to provide and maintain safe and healthful working conditions for all employees and make a positive impact on the environment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Based upon level of position, not all functions may apply)

  • Preparation of construction site, digging trenches and setting of support braces in trenches
  • Perform job tasks in a safe manner in accordance with company policy
  • Ability to use shovels, picks, axes, portable grinders and buffers, hand wire brushes, jackhammers, tampers, paving breakers and weed eaters
  • Provide labor support as needed for specialty crew
  • Perform general maintenance of construction equipment and vehicles
  • Must ensure the proper use of personal safety equipment
  • Follow all health and safety regulations when operating equipment
  • Ability to pull, lift and carry heavy objects
  • Dig pits, trenches and foundations in preparation for job site construction
  • Flexibility of working long hours and the ability to work in all types of weather conditions
  • Maintain a clean job site and to pick up all tools and equipment and secure the jobsite each day
  • Other duties as required

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Based upon level of position, not all may apply)  

  • Must be reliable and able to work in a team environment
  • Excellent reading skills to understand and comprehend all construction warning signs
  • Require passing a pre-employment drug test and subsequent random drug tests
  • Be able to work out of state for extended periods of time
  • Great attention to safety
  • Willing to travel
  • Able to work in high-stress environment with extreme weather fluctuations
  • Preferred experience within the Construction, Pipeline or Gas Distribution industry

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites.  The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.  The employee is subject to outside environmental conditions, no effective protection from the weather. The employee is subject to extreme cold and warm temperatures. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

Will be lifting, pushing, pulling or carries heavy objects; using abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support.  Must have good manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination and balance.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; stoop; reach; climb; bend; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.