CDL Underground Specialists Underground Construction Laborer in Smithtown, New York
CDL Utilities has an immediate need for a skilled and reliable Construction Laborer. We are looking for a hard working individual capable of working extended hours and occasionally on weekends for emergencies or special situations. The work is predominantly outdoors, and the candidate must be prepared to work in different types of weather conditions. We primarily work with local commercial clients on Long Island, but some travel may be necessary. Our ideal candidate has experience installing underground and or aerial telephone, cable tv, and fiber optic drops to homes and businesses. However, we are willing to train the right individual. Responsibilities: Working in all phases of underground construction to install and maintain underground telecommunications or electrical cabling, Hand digging using shovels and or mechanical tools in an ergonomically safe manner Performing traffic control functions e.g., placing traffic signals, directing traffic, etc. under the direction of a Crew Leader Ensuring equipment and tools are cleaned and stored properly Maintaining safe working habits conditions according to all regulations, procedures, and policies Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have a valid drivers license (however, we will make exceptions under certain circumstances)Must be authorized to work in the United States. Must be able to pass drug, criminal, and background checks. Ability to communicate effectively with Crew Leaders, customers, employees, etc. Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team. Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in the utility construction industry or related construction fields. Ability to read prints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilities. Ability to speak and or read both English and Spanish. Physical Requirements: Position is very active and will require the employee to stand, crouch, sit, bend, etc. Ability to work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses, and hardhat. Ability to work in adverse weather and driving conditions. Must be able to lift carry 50 lbs. as needed with or without assistance.