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On the Job Trainee/Highway Construction Trainee – Hartford NH PS24(3) 520 Hours
Kubricky Construction Corp. is frequently sought after as a reliable heavy highway and bridge constructor. We are searching for an On-the-Job Training (OJT)/Highway Construction Trainee who is willing to commit their service toward creating an efficient and innovative environment in a fast-growing, dynamic industry. As a member of the D.A. Collins Family of Companies, a 75-year-old entity, the right candidates will become part of a team that provides exceptional service and has and will continue to make a positive impact in the industry.
This position is a state-mandated On-the-Job Training (OJT) initiative and is designed to offer equal opportunity for training and upgrading women, minorities, and disadvantaged people in the construction trades.  As such, eligible candidates must be a woman, minority, or disadvantaged person. The OJT program is an opportunity to learn new skills; therefore, no previous experience is required.
The OJT will perform a combination of activities under the supervision of a skilled highway construction worker to become familiar with highway construction.  These activities include but are not limited to:
  • Guardrail/Fencing
  • Pipe Laying
  • Carpentry
  • Curbing
  • Signing
  • Paving
  • Blasting/Drilling
  • Traffic Control
  • Concrete Structures
  • Seeding and Mulching
  • Clean up
  • Grading
A typical program under this classification will consist of the following:
  • Familiarization (30 hours)
    • Safety
    • Layout, knowledge of right-of-way, alignment stakes, grade stakes, blueprints
    • Tools/Equipment used in highway construction
    • Public Relations

·     Traffic Control (40 hours)

  • Safety
  • Public traffic/Construction traffic
  • Sign erection and maintenance
  • Piping (80 hours)
    • Safety
    • Trenching
    • Bedding
    • Positioning, joining, aligning, and sealing pipe sections, including culvert and multiplate
    • Backfill and compaction
  •   Concrete Structures (120 hours)
    • Safety
    • Box culverts, inlets and headwall form work, reinforcing bars
    • Placing concrete
    • Stripping and salvage (forms)
  •   Grading (140 hours)
    • Safety
    • Providing railway stake-out assistance
    • Grading and marking of stakes
    • Rough/Fine grading of materials
  • Surfacing (40 hours)
    • Safety
    • Mixing and placing concrete, asphalt, gravel, and other materials using hand tools and, where appropriate, minimum heavy equipment
  • Curbing (40 hours)
    • Curbs and sidewalk placement – granite, asphalt, and concrete

·   Clean-Up (20 hours)

  • Safety
  • Placing/Spreading loam
  • Seeding and mulching
  • Equipment/Tool maintenance
Position: On the Job Trainee/Highway Construction Trainee – Hartford NH PS24(3) 520 Hours
Organization: D. A. Collins Companies
Location: Wilton,  NY 
United States
Salary: $30.00-$36.00
Posting Start Date: 3/25/2024
Date Posted: 3/25/2024
Requirements Essential functions of the position (with or without reasonable accommodation):
  • Must be willing and eager to learn about the construction industry
  • Must be willing to work extended hours with possible night and/or weekend work as well as overnights
  • A valid driver’s license is essential for this position.
  • Vermont residents are encouraged to apply.
  • All applicants must pass the screening tests for VAOT that include an interest survey and a pre-employment questionnaire.
  • Previous experience working in road construction is preferred but not required.
  • Candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen.(Drug-Free Employer)
  • Perform a variety of tasks that may include periodically having to lift heavy objects, stand for extended periods of time, stretch, walk, climb and bend under potentially adverse field conditions and be able to perform visual tasks such as backup spotting and hear and react to back up alarms, per safety protocol
Competitive compensation, including health, dental, life insurance and retirement plan
Status: This listing expires on: 3/25/2025
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Organization Information
D. A. Collins Companies
269 Ballard Road

Wilton,  NY 12831
United States
(518) 664-9855
Stephanie Monaco