Union Laborer

Jacksonville, VT
Posted 4 weeks ago

One Hat, One Contract, One Responsibility



Join Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. a leader in the construction industry with over a century of service supporting America’s most important infrastructure projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.  Riggs Distler has a reputation as an employer of choice in the industry and promotes a safe, exciting, and team-oriented work environment, empowering people to grow and evolve with our business.

As a Union Laborer, you will be responsible for performing various tasks to aid daily operations at a construction site. Your duties include installing and removing environmental controls, assisting in road building, installing, and removing temporary matting, assisting equipment operators and foremen with duties, operating equipment, loading, and unloading tools or materials throughout the construction process.


  • Installs and removes environmental controls, assist in installing and removing of temporary matting access
  • Assists in road building and using a shovel, rake, and equipment specific to construction
  • Assists equipment operators & foremen with duties
  • Operates equipment
  • Pushes wheelbarrow to move sand, asphalt, debris, or stone for street repairs
  • Loads and unloads heavy material from trucks and vans; moves or aids in moving heavy boxes or equipment and large and bulky objects; drives automobiles, vans, light trucks, and other single chassis vehicles, if required by work assignment
  • Always prioritizes safety throughout the operation for yourself and others in accordance with regulatory statutes and Riggs Distler Safety standards
  • Performs related work as require
  • 100% local travel to construction sites is required for this role. Current job locations include New England and New York

Education, Skills, Experience Needed:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; will consider equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.
  • Construction related experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License. Class A CDL a plus.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical operating procedures and processes. Good interpersonal skills required to work in a team environment. Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.

The new hire will be required to join the IBEW, Local 42 in CT and Local 104 in MA, VT, and RI.


This job description is subject to change at any time.  It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

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