Truck Driver/Laborer

Driver/Laborer for Gas Distribution Pipeline Construction
CJ Hughes Construction, Inc. – Charleston, WV

Job Description

Driver/Laborers Needed – Gas Distribution/Underground Utilities

CJ Hughes Construction Co., Inc.

In this position, the CDL-A Truck Driver will be assigned to a crew and will assist in the installation, repair and/or replacement of underground natural gas pipelines, and other services. This position is considered to involve about 20% CDL-A experienced Truck Driver duties and 80% laborer duties. Position is physically demanding and includes gas distribution pipeline construction, repair, and maintenance and general laboring duties while being responsible for operating CDL-A required vehicles, and other duties as assigned by supervisor. This position requires the individual to have a valid CDL-A driver’s license with a driving record that meets the requirements of the Company Fleet Policy.

Essential Job Functions

  • Drive vehicles such as dump truck, large truck and trailer, equipment haulers, etc. in excess of 26,000 lbs. to haul Equipment, Pipe, Other Materials, Debris, etc
  • Loading, Unloading, and Securing equipment and materials; use of Chains, Ratchet Straps, tarps etc. to secure loads
  • Daily pre-shift vehicle and equipment inspections, including any required forms
  • Keeping daily log, if required
  • Pass and Maintain written and hands-on OQ qualifications required
  • Laboring on gas distribution crew, especially hand shoveling/digging
  • Heavy/Repeated lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Working in extreme weather conditions

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Valid CDL-A Driver’s License with driving record meeting Company Fleet Policy Standards
  • Knowledge of underground utilities and locator markings
  • Skill to operate vehicle in close proximity to workers and underground utilities
  • 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 pass and maintain written and hands-on OQ qualifications required
  • Ability to tolerate working in extreme weather conditions
  • Distinguish safety colors with 20/20 eyesight, if necessary using corrective lenses
  • 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
  • Possess and ability to maintain a valid DOT medical card

Required Education and Experience

  • Valid CDL-A License for > 1 year
  • CDL-A driving/operating experience > 1 year
  • Heavy physical laborer experience > 3 years

Preferred, but not required

  • Valid CDL-A License for > 2 years
  • CDL-A driving experience > 2 years
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Gas distribution pipeline construction experience > 1 year

Pre-employment Requirements

  • Satisfactory Pre-employment drug screening
  • Provide US work authorization documents for I-9 form
  • MVR satisfying Company Fleet Vehicle Policy requirements
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check (if required by customer)
  • Possess a valid DOT medical card
  • Pass all driver qualification testing

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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