A General Laborer performs the physical or manual labor necessary to get each task done safely and productively as possible. A Laborer’s general duties include setting up and preparation of the job site, use of various hand tools, shovels and small equipment used to dig into the earth. A General Laborer will be responsible for the proper care of the Company equipment and will be responsible for cleanup and securing the equipment.
A Pipe Layer has the same qualifications as a general laborer and come with the experience of installing and laying pipework. A pipe layer's responsibilities include measuring, cutting and fitting pipes and fittings before they are lowered and installed in the trenches. They must be aware of their surroundings so as not to cause injury to someone in the trench or around them when the pipe is being lifted.
A Machine operator drives and operates various pieces of heavy equipment and machinery. Additionally, they install various utilities, excavate and backfilling trenches and restore the job site. A Machine Operator has the authority to stop any machine that he/she believes will cause personal or property damage including damage to the machine itself. Operating equipment is considered a safety sensitive function.
The Foreman is main supervisor on a job site. As the primary supervisor They must be capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in surroundings, or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them. A Foreman’s number one responsibility must be safety. They must prioritize hazard assessment and elimination and put the safety of their crew ahead of anything else.
A Diesel mechanic is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the fleet trucks and machinery. They possess in-depth knowledge about the electrical systems, engines and working parts of the machinery and vehicles. They must be adaptable and able to think on their feet when attending to a piece of equipment. The mechanic must be aware of any defects, broken or worn parts and take action to ensure the equipment does not fail.
Vacuum Truck Driver
A vacuum truck driver operates the vacuum excavator truck on the job site. The vacuum truck is equipped with a pump hose and a water jet like a power washer. The water jet is used to loosen dirt, rocks and clay so it can be suctioned into the vacuum truck’s tank and expose underground utilities to prevent damaging them with an excavator. The vacuum truck driver is responsible for operating the equipment while it is in use and properly disposing of the collected debris.