Catskill, New York
Maine Drilling and Blasting Inc.
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
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
Participate in monthly Foreman, periodic safety and job meetings as needed
Participate in daily heads up safety meetings
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 100 lbs occasionally, 5% of time
Ability to lift 50lbs, 50% of the time
Stooping and bending 60 – 70% of the time
Valid Drivers License with good driving record and own transportation
Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical & drug screen.
Must sucessfully 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
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.