Looking for a job in construction with multiple career paths? Well if you’re good with handling a variety of physical tasks and different tools, know your way around a worksite, prioritize safety, and take pride in your work then we have a great opportunity for you as a trench digger.
The job responsibilities may include the following:
Digging holes, padding ditches, and similar work in connection with construction and maintenance projects.
Helping with setting poles by shoveling, piking, and filling anchor holes.
Digging trenches, backfilling holes, or compacting earth to prepare for construction.
Clearing undergrowth from right-of-way using hand tools or saws and piling debris to clear a path.
Performing general cleanup of job sites following completion of work.
Operating jackhammers, pavement breakers, earth tampers, or digging bars to break concrete or rocks.
Driving truck to job site or to obtain or transport supplies and equipment.
Using various hand and power tools.
Obtaining required technical knowledge to use various tools, or computerized machines.
Carrying or lifting heavy objects as well as squatting, kneeling, bending, or crawling in awkward positions.
You will also need to:
Have physical strength, hand-eye coordination, endurance, depth perception and the ability to concentrate on job responsibilities.
Ability to lift 50 + pounds.
A valid driver's license, clean background and be able to pass a drug screen.
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Be continually attentive and mindful of your surroundings to keep you and co-workers safe.
Be able to understand and communicate information. English language is also essential.
Wear protective equipment/gear as necessary (glove, eye-wear, hard-hat, steel-toes, etc.)
Construction experience is helpful, but no prior experience necessary