Maine Drilling & Blasting Advanced Summer Help - Intern in Catskill, New York
This position is open to Freshman, Sophomore and Junior year college students, preferably in Construction Management or Civil Engineering programs, but other majors will be considered as well. Geared toward those hands-on, field-oriented candidates who would like to grow a career into future Superintendent roles.
Ability to perform job specific instruction provided by Superintendents, Blasting Supervisor or Drill Operators. Individuals must be safety-minded and able to work well in varying weather environments. Out of town travel and overtime may be required.
Adhere to Company Safety procedures and policies
Submit the following records to Blaster/Foreman on a Weekly basis: Accurate and Signed Time Card
Ability to quickly learn safety aspects of working construction sites and working around explosives
Participate in monthly Foreman, periodic safety and job meetings as needed
Participate in daily heads up safety meetings
Ability to take direction and perform construction laboring activities
Ability to work unsupervised occasionally
Pump blast holes dry with water pump
Load and unload explosives from truck
Carry buckets of stemming stone to stem blast holes
Maintain clean and organize job site
Other duties as assigned
Valid Drivers License with good driving record and own transportation
Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical & drug screen.
Must successfully pass criminal background check for ATF
Experience with construction laborer helpful, but not necessary
Ability to learn and develop skills to later perform higher level tasks
Ability to perform essential functions of the position
Position requires proficiency to work at a steady pace on uneven and loose surfaces outside
Ability to lift up to 75 lbs occasionally, 5% of time
Ability to lift 50lbs, 50% of the time
Stooping and bending 60 – 70% of the time
Maine Drilling & Blasting is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, and physical or mental disability.
External Company Name: Maine Drilling and Blasting Inc.
External Company URL: mdandb.com