Experienced Laborer – Gas Distribution Pipeline Construction

In this position, the experienced Laborer will be a part of a crew and perform work that is physically demanding, and includes gas distribution pipeline installation, construction, repair, maintenance, and other general laboring duties as assigned. This position also requires the individual to be able to travel to various job locations local, out of town, and at times even overnight.

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform heavy physical labor on gas distribution crew daily
  • Carry heavy materials, get in and out of ditches, assist other crew members
  • Safely hand dig using a shovel around live utilities
  • Serve as a “Spotter” for the heavy equipment operator
  • Load/unload pipe, debris, and other materials needed for the job
  • Heavy/repeated lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Working outside in extreme weather conditions
  • Pass and Maintain written and hands-on OQ qualifications required

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of underground utilities and locator markings
  • Ability to interact with public, supervisors, and coworkers professionally at all times
  • Possess a strong work ethic with a commitment to safety and excellence
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate specific directions to ensure the safety of all
  • Ability to tolerate working in extreme weather conditions
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety standards, as required by the job
  • Ability to pass and maintain written and hands-on OQ qualifications required
  • Withstand prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
  • Ability to work with a heightened awareness within the “red zone” of heavy equipment
  • Flexibility to work various locations and schedules with the ability to travel, stay late or even overnight when necessary, with little or no notice
  • Valid drivers license and dependable transportation

 

CJ Hughes is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetics, disability or protected veteran status.

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