Underground Laborer

Underground Laborer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Underground Laborer to join our team.


  • Complete duties as assigned;
  • Work safely around backhoes, excavators, trenchers and dump truck;
  • Work with specialized equipment including jackhammers, upright compactors, air compressors and other necessary tools;
  • Assist equipment operators, hand digging, locating underground obstructions as needed;
  • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards;
  • Compacting trenches;
  • Setting conduit;
  • Potholing for existing utilities;
  • Flagging;
  • Spotting operators.


  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs. multiple times during a work shift;
  • Roadside construction experience a plus;
  • Able to meet attendance & punctuality requirements;
  • Ability to climb, dig, work in tight spaces, on uneven surfaces, walking, stooping and kneeling;
  • Ability to work well independently and as a part of a team with co-workers;
  • Comply with drug / alcohol free policy;
  • Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions;
  • Able to complete jobs safely and timely;
  • Hard working with strong work ethic;
  • Ability to perform simple math and comprehend onsite staking Lot/Block, Cut/Fills;
  • Willingness and ability to learn additional skills;
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under adverse climatic conditions;
  • Ability to pass motor vehicle, criminal background check, and comply with drug-free workplace policy;
  • Display endurance, the ability to work in all weather conditions;
  • Ability to obtain a DOT medical card.