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Laborer - Utility Construction - West Palm Beach, FL

Company: Ivy Smith
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionCompany:This is a great opportunity to join Ivy H. Smith Company, LLC.Ivy H. Smith provides a complete variety of construction and engineering services to the wireless and wireline industry. With over 150 employees located throughout the Georgia/Florida region and a fleet in excess of 300 vehicles, telecommunication businesses throughout the Southeast region continue to choose Ivy H. Smith for our broad knowledge, diverse workforce, and unparalleled scope of services offered. Throughout the years the company has built its reputation as a telecommunication powerhouse by going above and beyond at any given moment by upholding a strong track record of performance, integrity, and above all, a commitment to our employees and customers. Overview:Ivy H. Smith Company, LLC provides a complete variety of construction and engineering services to the wireless and wireline industry. We are seeking general Laborers to work out of our West Palm Beach, FL location. Prior experience with installation/repair/maintenance associated with underground utilities preferred. Valid Drivers licensed preferred, CDL a plusResponsibilities:All phases of underground construction include but are not limited to: Loading, driving, delivery, digging, removal and placement of various types, sizes and weight of construction materials and equipmentHand dig using shovel, mechanical toolsInstall and maintenance of underground telecommunications cablingClimb into and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)Operate or work around heavy equipment and machineryWorking in congested or remote areasMaintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movementPerform general construction work under direction of Foreman/SupervisorFlagging, property or worksite restoration Maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures and policiesQualifications:Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.Basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe mannerBasic knowledge of and ability to use/operate hand tools and equipment in a safe mannerAbility to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this positionPreferred Qualifications: Valid Drivers licensed, Class A Commercial Drivers License a plus6 months of experience in the utility construction industryAbility to read prints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilities Physical Requirements:Must be able to perform the above for at least 8 hours per day 5 days per week. May be required to work over-time; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or on-callDuties outlined in this position will require the employee to stand, crouch, sit, bend, use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as reaching with hands and arms to spaces both high and low. The employee will be standing, walking, climbing, balancing, crawling, crouching, lifting, holding or stooping while on shift. Ability to work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses and hardhatAbility to work in adverse weather conditions which can include but is not limited to: extreme heat and cold temperatures; inclement weather such as wind, rain, snow, sleet and dust as well as adverse driving conditions including wet roads, icy roads, and fogEmployees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 LBS as needed with or without assistance Benefits Include:Competitive PayHealth Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription PlansFlexible Spending AccountsRetirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matchingStock Purchase PlanShort & Long Term DisabilitySupplemental Life and AD&D InsurancePaid Holidays & Vacation (PTO)If you are interested in learning more about our organization, please visit our website Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories. Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.

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