Zachry Construction Corporation Utility Laborer in San Antonio, Texas

Job Summary

Laborers will perform various tasks involving physical labor on underground utility projects including underground residential distribution systems, sub stations and various other underground systems. Minimum hourly rate is $12.27+ based on experience.

Essential Functions

+ + Operate hand and/or power tools (hammers, sledge hammer, pry bars, screw drivers, etc.)

  • Hand digging trench with shovels for placement of conduit around live utility services.

  • Use jackhammer 10-90 lbs. – vertical and horizontal

  • Use asphalt saw and quickie saw

  • Operate tamper in ditch

  • Handle 20’ pipe joints, will hand to other workers in ditch 4’ to 15’ deep

  • Climb ladders

  • Handle 4x8x3/4” plywood

  • Install and remove (hydraulic) shoring from ditch

  • Push manual wheelbarrow and operate mechanical wheelbarrow

  • Load and unload miscellaneous materials – lumber, plywood, cement bags, sand bags, 5 gallon buckets, etc.

  • Install pipe and spacers

  • Work in and around manholes

  • Assist operator to change out backhoe buckets

  • Attach hoe ram, control air hose supply while operations are being completed

  • Assist with installation of shoring boxes, braces, steel plates (vertical)

  • Assist in placing concrete manholes

  • May assist other craft workers as needed

  • Perform other labor related duties as assigned by supervisor

This jobsummary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. The jobsummary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Physical ability to perform assigned labor related tasks (climbing ladders, climb in and out of ditches)

  • Physical ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 pounds

  • 1 year previousexperienceworking general labor skills, construction experience a plus

  • Basic knowledge of operating hand and power tools (hammers, sledge hammer, pry bars, screw drivers, etc.)

Zachry stands on a rich tradition of creativity, stability, innovation and experience in the construction industry. Fully understanding that Zachry’s employees are the heart of our success, we foster a dynamic work environment by providing development opportunities such as training, education, and career advancement. We believe people are our greatest asset and offer a variety of training and development opportunities to promote excellence and facilitate career advancement.

Zachry offers anindustry leadingbenefits package for our employees and their families.

  • 401k

  • Medical and dental insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid leave

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • and many more

Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil and building work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.