Maine Drilling & Blasting

Advanced Summer Help - Intern - Summer 2017

US
# of Openings
10
Category
Field/Operations

Overview

                               Advanced Summer Help - Intern                                                                       

This position is open to Sophomore and Junior year college students, preferably in construction management programs. 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

 

  • 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 100 lbs occasionally, 5% of time
  • Ability to lift 50lbs, 50% of the time
  • Stooping and bending 60 – 70% of the time

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