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Jr. Project Manager


This is our entry-level project management position. The Jr. Project Manager directly assists the Project Manager with all project planning, reporting and executing. PLC Trenching works primarily on new-construction commercial wind and solar projects across North America. This is a traveling position and candidates are required to travel for extended periods of time. Successful Jr. Project Managers can quickly assume greater responsibility and leadership roles within the company. The duties of the Jr. Project Manager includes but is not limited to:

  1. Assisting with daily planning and coordinating of all activities for our trenching operation from project inception to completion. Project lengths range from one month to one year
  2. Communicating daily with senior management to develop efficient project strategies
  3. Communicating daily with customer reps and other contractors on-site to validate that day’s trenching activities
  4. Supervising and directly assisting in day to day activities for trenching crews of 10 to 15 employees
    • Participate in morning tailgate meetings
    • Track inventory to ensure all materials and supplies are readily available
    • Monitor and ensure compliance with safety requirements and quality assurance
    • Maintain project records and reports; includes daily GPS tracking, data input on web-based reporting system and incident reporting
    • Work daily around heavy equipment; direct as-needed maintenance as well as scheduled maintenance programs with company mechanic and/or rental vendors
  5. Ability to read and understand engineered drawings and project specifications
  6. Assume the role of Project Manager in their absence
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Heavy Equipment Mechanic


The primary role of the heavy equipment mechanic is to maintain company-related machinery. They are responsible for providing upkeep to that machinery to ensure that needed equipment functions properly; this includes preventive care and maintenance. They must possess advanced mechanical skills to troubleshoot and fix construction equipment using heavy tools, as well as being capable of receiving regular training to meet performance standards. They will repair and install equipment parts and recycle as required. This is a non-travel position but could be asked to travel from time to time if mechanical repair is needed. The duties of the Heavy Equipment Mechanic include:

  1. Work on large diesel trenching machines with advanced hydraulic and electrical systems
  2. Work in a customized maintenance shop atmosphere eight hours per day
  3. Willingness to take direction from the shop supervisor
  4. Must be able to stand for long periods of time with continuous bending and lifting
  5. Maintain and repair Caterpillar diesel engines
  6. Maintain and repair hydraulic pumps, motors, and valves
  7. Maintain and repair mechanical components
  8. Read and understand electric and hydraulic schematics
  9. Welding skills preferred
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Traveling Equipment Mechanic


The role of the traveling equipment mechanic is to maintain and repair company-related machinery on project premises. They are responsible for providing upkeep to that machinery to ensure that needed equipment functions properly; this includes preventive care and maintenance. They must possess advanced mechanical skills to troubleshoot and fix construction equipment using heavy tools, as well as being capable of receiving regular training to meet performance standards. They will repair and install equipment parts and recycle as required. This is a travel position with projects lasting from one month to one year. Typical rotation of 4 weeks onsite between breaks. Company truck and tools provided. The duties of the traveling equipment mechanic include but are not limited to:

  1. Maintain and repair a fleet of company-owned trenching machines and equipment
  2. Work in an outside construction site atmosphere 10 hours per day, 6 days per week
  3. Communicate continuously with on-site management to address maintenance concerns
  4. Communicate with office management to address maintenance concerns
  5. Ability to troubleshoot and provide quick solutions
  6. Must be able to stand for long periods of time with continuous bending and lifting
  7. Maintain and repair diesel engines
  8. Repair hydraulic and electrical components
  9. Maintain and repair general mechanical components
  10. Strong welding skills preferred
04

Traveling Equipment Operator


PLC Trenching currently has openings for traveling equipment operators to assist with our trenching and cable installations on new-build commercial wind and solar projects located across North America. Previous heavy construction equipment operating experience is desired (backhoe, skidsteer, dozer, forklift & excavator). The end goal will be to draw from this pool of employees for trencher operator positions. This is a full time traveling position with a minimum of 4 weeks of travel required between breaks. Project durations can range from one month to one year with three months being typical. Highly competitive pay scale with per diem and company provided travel arrangements. The duties of equipment operators are as follows but not limited to:

  1. Working daily on a piece of heavy construction equipment (typically a dozer, backhoe, tracked skidsteer and/or 20K forklift) with a trenching crew of 10-12 employees
  2. Assisting with trench excavation and backfill processes
  3. Working in close proximity to ground crew employees
  4. Working in close proximity to 34.5KV underground power cables and existing utilities
  5. Completing tasks assigned by the trenching crew foreman
  6. Ensuring standard operating procedures are followed to meet quality standards
  7. Willingness to work long hours in an outside construction environment
  8. Ability to travel nationwide
05

CDL Driver
Class-A


PLC Trenching currently has openings for CDL A drivers. Must have valid Class A driver's license and current medical card. CDL A drivers for the company transport company owned trenching equipment from our facility in Clinton, NY to project sites located across North America. Once on the project premises, you will work with a trenching crew of typically twelve crew members. Your primary responsibility on site will be assisting with the loading and transport of construction equipment and cable reels across the project site along with participating in the trenching processes. This is a traveling position and requires extended periods of time on the road. Minimum of 4 weeks of travel between breaks. Highly competitive pay scale with per diem. Company provided travel. The duties of the CDL A driver includes but are is limited to:

  1. Transporting trenching equipment nationwide and across project premises
  2. Assisting with the loading and unloading of construction equipment and cable spools
  3. Hauling of reel trailers carrying customer supplied cable spools to trenching operation
  4. Mobilizing equipment across project sites
  5. Willingness to work long hours in an outside construction environment
  6. Ability to maintain logs, complete and submit paperwork in a timely manner
  7. Ability to haul oversized loads
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Traveling Labor/CDL
Driver Class-B


PLC Trenching currently has openings traveling Laborers. A valid Class B driver's license with tanker endorsement is strongly preferred. Laborers for the company are instrumental in our trenching and cable installation processes on new-build commercial wind and solar projects across North America.Your primary responsibility on site will be working at the trenching machine to assist in cable handling, threading, and laying to ensure timely and quality installations. This is a traveling position and requires extended periods of time on the road. Minimum of 4 weeks of travel between breaks. Highly competitive pay scale with per diem. Company provided travel. The duties of the Laborer are as follows but is not limited to:

  1. Working daily around heavy construction equipment and crews of 10-12 employees
  2. Completing tasks assigned by the trenching crew foreman
  3. Handling 34.5KV underground collection cables
  4. Ensuring quality standards are met during installations
  5. Assisting with the loading and unloading of construction equipment and cable spools
  6. Mobilizing equipment across project sites (Class B preferred)
  7. Driving 4,000-gallon water trucks to assist in trench backfill and compaction (Class B required)
  8. Willingness to work long hours in an outside construction environment
  9. Ability to travel nationwide

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