EXCAVATION LABORER

The Excavation Laborer is responsible for pipe installation, trenching, concrete and/or masonry installation, cleaning & prepping construction work sites in a timely and effective manner as part of a work site crew.

Duties / Responsibilities
  • Site work preparation to include digging trenches and backfilling holes
  • Installation to include scaffolding setup, bracing, and temporary structure for site setup
  • Loading and unloading site materials • Assisting equipment operators and drivers with their duties
  • Cleaning the work site by removing hazards, materials, and debris and disposing in a workmanlike manner

Required Skills / Abilities
  • Have ability to follow specific verbal and written instructions
  • Familiarity with grade elevations and project layout
  • Ability to effectively communicate with other workers on site and report project status and issues that may arise to the site Foreman and Superintendent
  • Aptitude in math
  • Comfortable around large construction machinery and signaling to operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, safe team environment

Education and Experience / Licenses
  • Valid driver’s license
  • OSHA 10 certification
  • DOT Certificate (acquired within one month after date of hire
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience laboring in public or private excavation work

Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather, including extremely hot and extremely cold temperatures
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, and stand