Skilled Underground Laborer
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Baltimore, MD  / Halethorpe, MD  / Towson, MD 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Position Summary: The primary responsibility of this position is to install, replace or repair various underground utilities. The Skilled Labor will assit in the construction of precast and cast in place electrical manholes, ductbank,various structures, form work, tie, and rebar.  Assist with the site prep and grading.

  • Install, set up, and calibrate lasers and other survey equipment
  • Shovel, rake, transfer, grade materials such as dirt, stone and concrete
  • Drive, mark, remove or replace grade stakes
  • Measure and mark grades using rulers, levels, strings, or lasers
  • Maintain control of materials using straps, ropes or chains and proper rigging
  • Utilize hand tools to include; saws, torches and cutting devices etc…
  • Operate tampers, rollers or other compaction devices
  • Concrete forming and finishing
  •  Assist with positioning, joining, aligning, and sealing pipe sections
  • Assist with demolishing structures, sawing lumber, and dismantling forms
  •  Cuts/trims lumber to proper dimensions, using a handsaw or power saw, and nail lumber together to make panels
  • Erect built-in-place forms or assemblies, and installs prefabricated forms on construction site according to blueprint specifications
  • Anchor and brace forms to fixed objects, using nails, anchor rods, steel cables, steel pins, planks, and timbers
  • Must perform general labor duties as assigned
Competencies & requirements:
  • Knowledge of tools, materials, methods and techniques for utility installation
  • Ability to interpret plans and stakes
  • Communication skills, ability to comprehend instruction
  • Competent Person Training, OSHA training, First Aid CPR, company provided
           Two years utility installation experience


The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
  • Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.
  • Requiring the employee to climb ladders, scaffolds and stair towers, often with narrow steps and passageways
  • Frequently work with hands extended overhead, sometimes in conjunction with the operation of hand power tools
  • Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50 pounds personally, and up to 100 pounds with assistance
  • Manual dexterity to hand-carry generators, lumber and other construction materials, forms, power tools, and hand tools
  • Capable of operating concrete vibrators for extended periods of time
  • Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.
  • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions
  • Capable of being certified to enter confined spaces, including climbing into and out of excavations using ladders or crawling, as required
  • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project
  • Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery
  • Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel
  • May be required to work overtime as needed
  • Must possess valid driver's license


We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, military status, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, personal appearance, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. EOE.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Salary and Benefits
18.00 - 36.00
Required Education
Required Experience
2+ years
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