Trade Trainee - We are currently offering a $250 sign-on bonus and a $500 completion bonus

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. Richmond, VA

About the Job

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years. Job Title: Trade Trainee Reports to: Relevant Hiring Manager Summary/Objective: Offer an employee the opportunity to train and learn one of the highest-demand trade positions in the construction industry! We will train each candidate in the basic skills necessary for one of the following trades: Plumbing, Sheet Metal, Electrical or Fire Protection. Ideal candidate will be working under the direct supervision of the Construction Foreman, as they perform a variety of day-to-day activities in an organized manner. Daily activities include organizing and preparing materials, installation of pipe or sheet metal, unloading and loading materials, reading plans and specifications, and operating tools and machinery. Assists with daily tasks, as guided by experienced technicians. Essential Functions + Under direct supervision, performs skilled trades’ duties, to include inspection, repair, testing, adjustment, installation and removal + Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job + Assists with set up of tools and equipment + Transports tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to work site by hand, hand truck, or heavy motorized truck + Furnishes experienced technicians with materials, tools, equipment, and supplies + Cleans work area and restocks supplies and materials as necessary + Assists in lifting, positioning and securing of materials and devices + Climbs ladders and scaffolds, as needed + Uses knowledge of basic tools and materials + Polices the grounds regularly for trash and debris + Maintains work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition + Performs prescribed tasks and possesses the ability to read directions for work at other job sites and possesses the means to travel from site to site + Works safely and complies with applicable health and safety-related rules, regulations and procedures + Performs other related duties as assigned Supervisory Responsibility (Direct Reports Y/N) N Required + Holds a valid driver’s license and possesses a satisfactory driving record + Must be at least 18 years of age + Commits to the company’s Trades Training Program in order to learn the specific trade, as agreed upon, through the Apprenticeship Program and/or internal Training Program + Works well in diverse employee environment + Works well under immediate supervision + Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment + Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds + Must be willing to travel to offsite locations as needed + Regular, consistent and punctual attendance, and must be able to work weekends, some holidays and flexible hours as necessary + Must have a satisfactory driving record, criminal record, and ability to pass a drug screen + Requires overtime as needed Preferred + Prior military experience + HS diploma or GED equivalent + Previous leadership and technical experience + Career-minded individual interested in long-term construction employment Travel: May require infrequent travel Benefits: Atlantic Constructors offers competitive pay and benefits, to include: + Health Insurance + Dental Insurance + Vision Insurance + 401K + Paid leave