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Maine Drilling & Blasting Advanced Summer Help - Intern in Catskill, New York

Advanced Summer Help - Intern - Summer 2022

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

  • Physical agility

  • 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

Physical Requirements

  • 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.

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