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General Laborer

Job Title
General Laborer
Job ID
Ontonagon,  MI 49953
Other Location
Job Title: General Laborer     
Business Unit: WhiteCo, a Congruex Company
Department: Construction                      
Reports To: Construction Manager
Employment Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Job Summary:
We are looking for an Underground Construction General Laborer to join our growing team. The General Laborer will be responsible for placing conduit and/or cables in trenches, splice conduit sections (install couplers), place anchors, pedestals, vaults, and more to complete construction tasks. The ideal candidate will have basic knowledge of the telecommunications construction industry but on the job training is provided.

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Assist in loading and unloading all equipment, materials, and supplies needed for daily work
  • Safely operate tamps, jackhammers, core drills, concrete saws, and other miscellaneous equipment
  • Hand dig with shovels, picks, and digging bars to expose located utilities, access u/g vaults and pedestals, and complete trenches
  • Place conduit and/or cables in trenches, splice conduits sections (install couplers), place anchors, pedestals, vaults, etc. to complete construction tasks
  • Fully restore worksite at completion of work: refill trenches and holes, tamp soil, replant plants or shrubs, place temporary asphalt on streets
  • When required, and if appropriately license and authorized, drive or operate construction equipment
  • Assist leadership with all duties
  • Represent WhiteCo in a positive and professional manner at all times
  • Clean and maintain all company vehicles and equipment assigned for use
  • Perform duties in standard and high-risk areas
  • Safely and successfully perform duties all year round
  • Perform physical tasks required to successfully complete day-to-day operations
  • Travel overnight to various sites as requested
Required Skills:
  • Valid Driver’s License (unrestricted)
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with the crew, leadership, and clients
  • Function effectively as an integral part of a team
  • Meet physical demands – lift and/or move 50 to 150 pounds as well as stand and walk lengthy distances (1+ miles) over uneven terrain
  • Ability to perform all work outdoors, subject to inclement weather conditions

Desired Qualifications:
  • Previous experience and knowledge of underground utility construction a plus
  • CDL preferred, or willing to obtain one
  • OSHA certified

Company Profile:

WhiteCo, a Congruex company
Founded in 1995, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin-based White Construction (WhiteCo) is a self-perform telecom construction company specializing in fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) and fiber optic interconnects/long hauls, while also having strong aerial, splicing, and cutover capabilities. WhiteCo has an outstanding reputation of providing turnkey design and construction services throughout the Midwest to a diverse client base.

WhiteCo offers a full suite of benefits, including health insurance and 401(k) savings starting on day one, paid holidays, paid time off, and is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan.

Congruex was formed in 2017 to take advantage of historic demand for digital connectivity. The digital networks we design and build for our clients enable everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and social interactions.  Few companies in our industry can operate at scale and self-perform services like our multinational team. Our clients choose Congruex to deliver turnkey digital networks under a single platform. Our unified vision is to become the best end-to-end provider of network design and build services in the U.S.

We are the One Congruex Family. We are building tomorrow, together.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

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