Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work. Requires general reading, writing, and math skills.
Physical Skills and Abilities:
Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust, concrete and asphalt.
Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue.
Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting (in excess of 50 lbs), balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Must have good balance and must not be clumsy.
Must be able to walk moderate distances to reach work area (1/2 mile or more).
Enter the cab of a vehicle that is 3.5 feet (or more) off the ground.
Must be committed to contributing to a culture of safety, looking out for yourself and others.
Noise level is generally loud.
Variety of weather conditions ranging from hot/humid to cold/wet conditions.
Job sites may be located throughout Vermont, but typically involves day travel.
Small excavation company located in Williston, Vermont currently looking for a full-time excavation laborer.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Tasks include physical labor at commercial, utility, and residential construction sites. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively with a positive attitude, including those they are working with as well as with others.
Ability to work independently and as well as part of a team.
Ability to operate hand and other power tools, including tampers, compactors, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments.
Ability to clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, clean up rubble and debris.
Must be flexible to the needs of the job, including supporting other crew members and craft workers.
Excellent communication skills to be able to effectively and quickly communicate with Project Management, crew and clients.
Ability to maintain the work area(s) in a clean and orderly manner on a continuous basis.
Consistently report for work on time and in appropriate attire.
Be safety-conscious, dependable, willing to learn, team player, with good attitude
Be willing to work outside in all weather conditions
Be able to do physical labor for 8+ hours each day
Be willing to follow all safety instructions
Other duties as assigned.
Experience in the construction industry is a plus.
Must be physically fit to perform manual labor in all types of environments and conditions, including heavy lifting (in excess of 50 lbs.)
Must have the ability to comprehend and follow specific operations and safety instructions
Must have a safety mindset, common sense, competency, a strong work ethic, ability to work cooperatively with others, be flexible to the needs of the job, possess a solid ability to troubleshoot challenges, be punctual, respectful, and pay careful attention to detail.
Must have a current and valid driver’s license with clean driving record and reliable transportation
Must be able to pass a background check as well as pre-hire and random drug screens
Must provide a minimum of 2 references who can verify previous experience and/or character reference
This position is drug and alcohol free. No exceptions. Tobacco free preferred.
Pay is dependent on previous experience. Benefits include paid holidays. Vacation time after 90 days of continuous employment. 401K offered after 1 year of continuous employment.
Please email your resume and references to Bert at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please read the job description carefully before sending your resume. We will not consider candidates who do not meet the Minimum Qualifications listed above.