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Excavation Laborer
About The Company: Walker Construction is an Employee-owned Company (ESOP) operating in Waterbury Center, VT. We provide concrete and excavation services to the surrounding area for homeowners, and general contractors, in both residential and commercial/municipal sectors. The company has been in operation since 1972 and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2022. We are proud of our reputation for providing quality work in a timely manner.

About the Position: This position is a direct report to the job Foreman.? The Laborer is responsible for a broad range of support functions for the job site that include hand work, raking, shoveling, soil grading, soil compaction and drainage installation. This role is also responsible for assisting in gathering materials at the shop for daily work.
Position: Excavation Laborer
Organization: Walker Construction Inc
Location: Waterbury Center,  VT 
United States
Salary: $17-$25 Per Hour Based on Experience
Posting Start Date: 8/15/2022
Date Posted: 2/16/2023
Requirements Key Responsibilities: 

The key responsibilities for this position include but may not be limited to: 
  • Following the directions of the job foreman or heavy equipment operator 
  • Clear communication with leadership and co-workers 
  • Complete work in safe manner following safety protocols and company policies 
  • Assist with the maintenance of on-site equipment 

Education and Experience: 

High School Diploma or GED- Preferred 
OSHA 10- Preferred 
Valid Driver’s License- Preferred 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment including safety glasses, hardhat, and gloves. 
  • Willingness to learn on the job 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Operation and understanding of a grade laser- preferred but not necessary 
  • Understanding of basic plans and specifications- preferred but not necessary 
  • Capable of completing layout with assistance- preferred but not necessary 

Working Conditions: 
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, extreme temperatures, and work sites will have uneven and inconsistent work surfaces  
  • Must be able to regularly lift 50 LBS and on occasion lift 100 LBS  
  • Kneeling and bending is regularly required  
Work Hours: 

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, between 40 and 60 hours per week during the construction season. Additional travel and overtime may be required when deemed necessary.  

Walker Construction offers competitive compensation based on experience and benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, employee stock options, paid holidays and paid time off. 
Status: This listing expires on: 2/16/2024
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Organization Information
Walker Construction Inc
5950 Waterbury Stowe Road

Waterbury Center,  VT 05677
United States
(802) 244-7400
Erin Bovat