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Utility Construction CDL Laborer Southeastern Wisconsin - Military veterans preferred

Holtger Bros., Inc (

Starting $22 and up /hr

  full-time   employee

United States

This opportunity is being offered by Holtger Bros. Inc., a family-owned and operated telecommunications utility contractor that has been in business since 1946. This year is our 76th anniversary! HBI proudly works year-round and this position would primarily be in Wisconsin and we try to keep you as close to home as possible with no lay offs. HBI is continually growing and looking to add skilled workers to our team. And you also have the opportunity to grow and move up within the company!

A) The CDL Laborer is responsible for assisting the Equipment Operators and Foreman with essential tasks in order to complete the job order. The CDL Laborer is responsible for unloading and loading equipment, digging holes and locating existing utilities, preparing cable routes, feeding cable, securing the job site, placing signs and completing various other tasks as assigned by the Operator(s) and Foreman. The CDL Laborer is undergoing "on the job" training to learn how to operate equipment, read prints and to understand all phases of utility construction while performing manual labor on the job site.

A) Wages are based on skill set, CDL status, industry experience, and merit.

A) Must be willing to travel throughout the state (primarily Southeastern WI) Monday through Friday (home weekends if not nightly)

A) Hold an insurance-acceptable driver's license.
B) Able to perform hard physical labor.
C) Class A CDL.
D) Must be at least 18 years of age.

A) Work around located utilities.
B) Digging with a shovel to spot existing utilities and create trenches for placing cable
C) Shoveling dirt and gravel both in and out of excavated areas
D) Spooling and unspooling cable--sometimes several hundred feet worth
E) Expose existing utilities by hand-digging.
F) Prepare cable route.
G) Feed cable.
H) Compact trench lines.
I) Train on equipment operation and print reading.
J) Take direction first from foremen and second from operators.
K) Load and unload work supplies.
L) Place signs, cones, and barricades when necessary.
M) Secure job site and equipment at the end of the day.
N) Perform daily equipment maintenance (greasing equipment, checking oil, hydraulic fluid, and fueling).
O) Clean vehicles and equipment.
P) Complete job site restoration.
Q) Transport equipment to and from job sites.
R) Haul equipment from the shop to job sites.

A) Report equipment problems.
B) Set-up pedestals.
C) Drive ground rods.
D) Read telephone and/or CATV prints.
E) Operate equipment (backhoe, trencher, plow, box pusher, tamper, boring).


A) Variety--no two days or job sites are the same
B) On-the-job training. The company has dedicated trainers for aerial construction, directional drilling, CDL driving, and safety.
C) Weekly paychecks
D) Full Benefits Offered - Best in the industry!
E) Health and dental insurance
F) Vision Insurance
G) Life and Short Term Disability insurance
H 401K with match
I) Seven paid holidays
J) Paid vacation
K) Per diem and paid hotels for qualifying travel distances
L) Ask us about a sign-on bonus for CDL holders

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities and duties performed by personnel so classified.

Holtger Bros., Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Holtger Bros., Inc will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations, as necessary.

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