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Excavation Assistant

Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical
    January 16, 2020
    McHenry, Illinois
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    To assist in performing commercial and/or residential sewer/water line repairs and replacements.  Most excavations will require the use of heavy machinery.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist on excavations for commercial and residential sewer/water line jobs using heavy machinery such as a Backhoe or Bobcat
    • Prepare job site and surrounding area for safety of job and customer property
    • Able to assist in repairs/replacements of sewer/water lines
    • Ensure that all projects are completed safely, according to OSHA standards
    • Act as a liaison between the customer and company, when needed
    • Willingness and ability to earn plumbing apprentice license and attend classes in preparation to take the IL State Plumbing Exam
    • Willingness and ability to work overnight projects as needed
    • Appearance – must display professionalism in appearance and mannerisms at all times.  Truck must also be kept up to Black Diamond standards at all times


    • Minimum 6 months of industry-related experience
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs, maneuver 200 lbs with assistance
    • Ability to perform manual labor such as carrying supplies and materials, hand-digging, other tasks as requested by Excavation Lead
    • Competent Person Certification
    • Experience using and maintaining shoring, jackhammers, and concrete saws
    • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record
    • Strong customer service and communication skills


    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Supplemental AFLAC Insurance Options
    • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
    • Company Provided iPhone
    • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays

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