Learn on-the-job under the supervision of a journeyman. Apprentices will begin by learning the core construction skills that provide a foundation of safety and productivity across all industry sectors. These include but are not limited to: Construction Site Safety Orientation; Introduction to Construction Math, Hand Tools, Power Tools, Construction Drawings, Basic Rigging and Material Handling; Basic Communication and Employability Skills; Confined Space Awareness; Fall Protection; and First Aid/CPR/AED. Successful completion of core skills means a move to increased industry knowledge in one or more areas of concentration: Industrial, Wind and Solar Construction.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Exhibit an enthusiasm to learn.
- Display an eagerness to build their knowledge and are willing to put in the effort to develop their skills.
- Attend formal training and complete on-the-job training.
- Complete all homework to build their knowledge and skillset and to meet the requirements of the apprenticeship.
- Keep log of on-the-job training activities.
- Complete all tests, presentations, and other required evaluations.
- Build professional relationships with colleagues and clients.
- Observe health and safety procedures.
- Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures.
- Attend all training available onsite to understand new tools, equipment, and work procedures.
- Learn and perform general tasks involving physical labor. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments.
- May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris, and other waste materials.
- Adhere to the business’ set standards, follow all rules, and comply to legal regulations.
- Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures
- Perform tasks and other duties as directed by Journeyman/Supervisor.
- May assist other craft workers.
- Meet hard deadlines and work to strict schedules.
- Solve problems and think critically to resolve issues.
- Follow instructions clearly and work well as part of a team.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- High school diploma or GED
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- 0 to 4,000 On the job Training hours
- Experience using basic power tools preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek’s Zero Injury principles
- Ability to travel and work away from home base area for the entire duration of the apprenticeship program
- Ability to perform tasks as directed by Journeyman
- Written and verbal communication skills
Physical Demands and Work Environment – ALL CRAFT POSITIONS
- Typical construction site environment.
- Requires working in cramped workspaces and getting into awkward positions.
- Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.
- Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
- Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
- Work around hazardous equipment.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.