Laborer (LC-1)

Overview:

Laborer duties will include general labor duties related to telecommunications construction as directed by the Foreman/Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • All phases of underground construction include but are not limited to: Loading, driving, delivery, digging, removal, and placement of various types, sizes, and weight of construction materials and equipment
  • Hand dig using a shovel, mechanical tools
  • Install and maintenance of underground telecommunications cabling
  • Climb into and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)
  • Operate or work around heavy equipment and machinery
  • Working in congested or remote areas
  • Maintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects  to ensure safe coordination of movement
  • Perform general construction work under the direction of Foreman/Supervisor
  • Flagging, property, or worksite restoration
  • Maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures, and policies

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to hand tools and  equipment in a safe manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.
  • Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this position
  • A valid, unrestricted driver’s license (Commercial driver’s license preferred but not required)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • 6 months of experience in the utility construction industry
  • Ability to read prints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilities

For consideration please send your resume to Deborah Bailey at dalexander@vcwhamptonroads.org 

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