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Veit is one of the country’s leading specialty contractors, with over 90 years of experience and the best people in the industry. Veit prides themselves on their relentless pursuit to push the construction industry forward and deliver for their customers. Veit's modern fleet of iron, diverse expertise, and unmatched determination allow them to successfully tackle some of the largest and most complex projects across every sector while also living out the company's values every day. Veit's company culture is one where everyone pitches in to get the job done, regardless of job title or seniority. Veit works to maintain an atmosphere where family comes first, wanting every one of their employees to look forward to each day at work and make it home safe and happy at the end of the day.

Job Description

As a Piledriver you will be responsible for the installation of footing piles and earth support sheeting systems as directed by the Foreman or Superintendent. You will work with pile driving rigs that drive metal, concrete, or wood piling into the earth during the early stages of construction. You will work with a variety of hand and portable power tools and frequently cut, join, and fasten metal construction materials using welding equipment and oxy-acetylene torches.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Direct/signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials
  • Load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations according to project plans or specifications
  • Conduct the drilling and setting of pile with use of caisson or other type of drill rig
  • Lubricate, clean, or repair machinery, equipment, or tooling as needed
  • Conduct the welding of connections (safety railing, tiebacks, internal bracing, etc.)
  • Shoot grades and/or layout of work
  • Conduct the installation of pile with either a diesel hammer and/or a vibratory hammer
  • Make small repairs to diesel hammers as needed
  • Test micro pile/tie backs and load frames
  • Share knowledge by mentoring junior team members
  • Assist other craft workers as needed
  • Keep project superintendent or general superintendent informed of known actions, written or verbal, which may affect the ability to successfully perform tasks at construction project sites or adversely affect company operations
  • Frequently to lift up to 75 lbs

Minimum Years of Experience

Entry-Level. High school diploma; GED; or equivalent. Two years’ deep foundation/drilling experience preferred, but not required. AWS Welding certification preferred, but not required. OSHA 30 preferred, but not required. Possess basic understanding of piling installation/extraction, micro piles, concrete forming and pouring, and mechanism of driving pile with a fixed mass system or ability to learn. Possess rigging/signaling qualification. Possess knowledge of and ability to assemble and disassemble a crane. Possess knowledge of a crane’s capabilities/ability to read and understand load chart. Possess knowledge of and ability to make small repairs to diesel hammers. Ability to follow applicable safety precautions as well as view and understand Veit’s safety training video is required. Possess working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations is also required. Possess OSHA 10 and First Aid/CPR Certifications. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with management, crew members, and business associates. Ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions. Must have good interpersonal skills. Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency as required by management and/or project requirements. Willingness to share knowledge by mentoring junior crew members. Union affiliation or willingness to join the union is required. Must be willing to travel within the Midwest (75%), overnight travel is required. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

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Veit is one of the oldest and most diverse specialty contracting and waste management companies in the Upper Midwest, prioritizing quality employees and client relationships above all.

14000 Veit Place, Rogers, Minnesota

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