Excavation Laborer Resume Samples

Excavation Laborers are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of excavation equipment, such as backhoes, bulldozers, and front-end loaders, for the purpose of digging, grading, and leveling land. A well-drafted Excavation Laborer Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – moving dirt, rocks, and other debris with shovels, rakes, and other hand tools; operating heavy machinery such as backhoes, bulldozers, and front-end loaders, digging ditches and trenches for foundation, drainage and other construction projects, installing drainage pipes and other underground utilities, and loading/unloading trucks with materials and equipment.

Excavation laborer is a physically demanding job that requires hard work and dedication. Skills needed to be successful in this job include physical strength and stamina, endurance, the ability to follow safety protocols, and local regulations, knowledge of heavy equipment operations, the ability to read and interpret plans and blueprints, and safety awareness at all times. Education usually isn’t required for this job, but prior experience in construction or heavy machinery operation can be helpful.

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Excavation Laborer Resume

Headline : As an Excavation Laborer, carried and loaded excavation materials throughout the job site. Assisted with various labor-related tasks including, but not limited to, excavation, hand-digged with a shovel, and project clean up.

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  1. Performed pipe fabrication, installation, and fitting according to proper specifications. Helped to install water, sewer, power, and gas lines.
  2. Maintained tools and equipment to keep them in excellent working condition. Identified and located required tools prior to starting each project.
  3. Inspected pipes and piping systems to assess their quality and condition. Hoisted loads using slings, chains, shackles, hooks, cables, and other rigging equipment.
  4. Installed and replaced water heaters, drain pipes, and water supply lines. Checked daily assignments and coordinate with the assigned crew foreman.
  5. Assisted technicians with excavation needs, including digging holes and trenches. Cleaned up job sites.
  6. Assisted technicians with the loading and unloading of equipment and materials. Assisted technicians with lifting heavy materials, such as large sticks of pipe or bags of concrete.
  7. Checked daily assignments and coordinates with the crew Supervisor. Assisted with excavation needs including the digging of holes and trenches.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            High School Diploma


            Excavation Laborer Resume

            Objective : Dedicated, hard worker, dependable, quick learning ability, outstanding organizational skills, efficient, competent under pressure, working with little or no supervision, interacting with public and co-workers well. 

            Skills : Construction, Janitorial.

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            Description :

            1. Trenched with hand tools or heavy equipment to lay conduits in, then pull wire through to Verizon cell towers.
            2. Built concrete forms and pour to requirements Construct cinder block walls to enclose cell sites Spread a variety of gravel to areas around the cell site with hand tools or heavy equipment. Moved existing structures to different locations on site such as light poles, water lines, driveways, walls, and electrical/water units.
            3. Cleaned up job sites. Assisted with the loading and unloading of equipment and materials. Assisted with lifting heavy materials such as large bags of concrete.
            4. Operated equipment for loading materials into a truck/trailer and use on the job site as needed. Operated due to lack of knowledge must have the ability to want to learn how to operate the equipment.
            5. Cleaned interior and exterior of vehicles, trailers, equipment, and tools on a daily basis as needed.
            6. Cleaned and maintained the appearance of the shop by putting tools away in proper placement and maintaining exterior appearance daily.
            7. Embraced Forgens Core Values in all aspects of the job. Participated in a drug-free workplace environment with a random drug testing program.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      High School Diploma


                      Excavation Laborer Resume

                      Objective : As an Excavation Laborer, reported for work wearing the required personal protective equipment (PPE). Maintained grounds and facilities, moved materials, and operate and cleaned small equipment. Assisted the concrete crew with tasks such as tying rebar, stripping and preparing forms, and pouring concrete. Complied with company safety policies and procedures.

                      Skills : CDL A Driver, Digging, Shoveling.

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                      Description :

                      1. Drive a safety culture that promotes Incident and Injury Free Performance. Assisted with excavation and/or hand excavation of contaminated soils.
                      2. Performed numerous manual duties, including the operation of both manual and mechanical clearing equipment, operating power washers, direct traffic, general housekeeping, fuel equipment, and other general construction tasks.
                      3. Read and comply with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) which accompany all chemicals present at the hazardous waste site.
                      4. Executed tasks from detailed written and oral instructions. Used hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources.
                      5. Read and comply with safety plans, rules, maintenance instructions, training manuals, MSDSs, warning tags, traffic signs, and procedure manuals.
                      6. Performed additional assignments and special projects as directed. Operated skid-steer loader and other equipment Installed septic systems and worked on foundation preparation.
                      7. Followed OSHA and Root-Rooter safety procedures. Interact with customers as needed. Performed manual labor in an open excavation.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Junior
                        Education
                        Education
                        High School Diploma

                        Excavation Laborer Resume

                        Objective : As an Excavation Laborer, helped skilled workers with their tasks as needed. Operated small machineries such as trenchers, backhoes, and mini-excavators. Complied with all company policies and procedures.

                        Skills : Physical fitness and stamina; Hand and power tools safely.

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                        Description :

                        1. Operated and maintained equipment. Work in confined spaces and open trenches. Dug trenches or holes for installation of conduit or supports, hand holes, manholes, and foundations.
                        2. Installed copper-clad ground rods, using a manual post driver. Broke up concrete, using an air hammer, to facilitate installation, construction, or repair of equipment.
                        3. Transported tools, materials, and equipment and supplied them to the work site by hand truck, or heavy motorized truck.
                        4. Raised, lowered, or positioned equipment tools and materials using hoist hand line or block and tackle.
                        5. Maintained tools and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order.
                        6. Performed semi-skilled and unskilled laboring duties related to the installation maintenance and repair of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment.
                        7. Thread conducted ends, connected couplings, and fabricated and secured conduit support brackets using hand tools.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        High School Diploma

                        Excavation Laborer Resume

                        Objective : As an Excavation Laborer, operated hand and power tools. Assisted with setting up and tearing down equipment and work areas. Performed general cleanup of job sites. Followed all safety guidelines and procedures. Reported any accidents or injuries to the supervisor immediately. Worked areas are clean and free of debris.

                        Skills : Safety protocols and regulations.

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                        Description :

                        1. Drilled holes and pull or push wiring through openings, using hand and power tools. Cleaned and prepared job sites.
                        2. Followed instructions from the supervisor and implemented construction plans. An assisted skilled tradesmen in their duties.
                        3. Graded in-between buildings and sidewalks with hand shovels. Used shovels and rakes for trenching, grading, and fine-tuning earthwork.
                        4. Cleaned and prepared job sites including removal of debris, garbage, and excess water accumulation. Operated a variety of hand tools and machines, including water-spraying hoses and shovels.
                        5. Assisted in digging manholes, grading, and guiding equipment operators using universal hand signaling. Assisted pipe layers during pipe installation projects.
                        6. Assisted with handling and transporting construction materials. Directed traffic safely around the site.
                        7. Followed instructions from supervisors to perform manual labor task items. Ensured proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is worn at all times while onsite.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Excavation Laborer Resume

                        Headline : An Excavation Laborer typically worked outdoors on construction sites, where they are exposed to a variety of weather conditions. Worked long hours, including evenings and weekends, to complete a project on time. Worked overtime to earn extra pay. Worked full time and may work more than 40 hours per week.

                        Skills : Basic math and measurement; Communicational Skills.

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                        Description :

                        1. Installed infrastructure for new residential and commercial projects.  Installing water and sewer mains.
                        2. Installed storm sewer systems. Excavated and backfilled foundations.
                        3. Installed septic and drain field systems. Cleared and grubbed trees from building sites. 
                        4. Signaled equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
                        5. Trenched and backfilled excavations and compacted and leveled earth to grade specifications using shovels, picks, rakes, and tampers.
                        6. Positioned, aligned, joined, and sealed structural components, such as concrete structures, pipes, and culverts.
                        7. Accurately measured, marked, and recorded openings and distanced as may be required for record drawings.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Excavation Laborer Resume

                        Objective : As an Excavation Laborer, dug and removed the earth, rock, and other materials from a site. Commonly worked in construction or demolition, but may also be involved in mining or other industrial activities. Used heavy equipment to dig up dirt and rocks so that other workers can remove them from the area.

                        Skills : Interpersonal& OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 certification.

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                        Description :

                        1. Loaded, unloaded, and identified materials and tooled and distributes them to the appropriate location.
                        2. Assisted in seedbed preparation and mulching of seeded areas by means of engine-powered straw blowers or by hand if necessary.
                        3. Assisted in the installation of erosion control measures on environmental projects. Performed/assisted with SWPPP inspections as required.
                        4. Followed instructions are given by the site Foreman. Showed up on time each day. Helped create a safe work environment.
                        5. Used various hand and power tools. Assisted crews in every aspect of the work. Maintained a clean work environment.
                        6. Identified perceived safety hazards onsite and was proactive in preventing them. Effectively communicated with Excavation Supervisors when issues arise.
                        7. Maintained company-provided vehicles and tools. Maintained the safety of crew members at all times and prepare for emergency situations.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Excavation Laborer Resume

                        Objective : As an Excavation Laborer, worked on a construction site running heavy machinery and performing manual labor to prepare the job site. Cleaned the work area and remove debris, transported material to and from the site, operate machines and trucks and execute tasks as part of a team. Dug trenches, graded, drilled, and excavated for water features or sewers, and transported equipment and crew members.

                        Skills : Excavation Safety Training certification, Planning.

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                        Description :

                        1. Switched off with others to remove excavated soil. Maintain the dump site. Presented and maintained a clean driving record.
                        2. Operated heavy equipment in compliance with the company's operating safety policies and procedures.
                        3. Operated a skid loader and mini excavator in compliance with the company's operating safety policies and procedures.
                        4. Maintained consistent communication among field crew members by use of hand signals or radio to align and position heavy equipment properly.
                        5. Performed manual labor to prepare the job site. Cleaned work area, removed debris, transporting material to and from the site, and operate machines and trucks.
                        6. Hauled dirt and other discarded materials. Cleaned equipment. Provided problem-solving skills to correct deficiencies.
                        7. Identified deficient work and provided resolution. Monitoring job site general health and safety.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Excavation Laborer Resume

                        Objective : As an Excavation Laborer, worked on a construction site by performing manual labor to prepare the job site. Cleaned the work area and removed debris, transported material to and from the site, and executed tasks as part of a team.

                        Skills : Site Assistant, Team Work.

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                        Description :

                        1. Assisted in excavation by manually digging ditches using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.
                        2. Cleaned and prepared the construction site to eliminate possible hazards.
                        3. Measured, marked, or recorded openings or distanced to layout areas where construction work will be performed.
                        4. Maintained pumps, compressors, or generators to provide power for tools, machinery, or equipment or to heat or move materials.
                        5. Assisted with the loading and unloading of equipment and materials. Operated assigned equipment in compliance with the company's operating safety policies and procedures.
                        6. Inspected the quality of materials used to make sure they are suitable for use in construction projects.
                        7. Operated machineries such as forklifts or bulldozers to move materials. Loaded and unloaded trucks with materials for construction projects.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Excavation Laborer Resume

                        Objective : As an Excavation Laborer, carried and loaded excavation materials for excavators working on projects. Assisted with various labor-related tasks including, but not limited to, excavation, hand-digged with a shovel, and project clean up.

                        Skills : Planning, Labor.

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                        Description :

                        1. Operated hand tools such as shovels, picks, and hammers to break up soil or break apart rocks.
                        2. Performed manual labor tasks such as digging holes and trenches using hand tools or heavy machinery.
                        3. Mixed chemicals in order to ensure that soil is suitable for the construction project at hand.
                        4. Prepared the site for construction by clearing away debris, leveling the ground, and removing any unwanted vegetation.
                        5. Installed pipes, cable lines, and other underground utilities using heavy equipment such as backhoes or bulldozers.
                        6. Excavated large-scale projects such as building foundations, roadways, and sewer systems.
                        7. Performed a variety of manual labor tasks on construction and excavation sites. Loaded, unloaded, and moved materials around job sites.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED