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Pile Driver

Chesapeake, VA

Known for our quality of work and quality of life, we make it a priority to provide for our employees, clients, and community. Information and qualifications regarding this job are listed below.

about us.

Founded in 1982, MEB is a full-service construction firm with corporate headquarters in Chesapeake, VA and regional offices in Richmond, VA and Nashville, TN. With nearly 250 employees and over $200 million in annual revenue, MEB has the resources and strength to provide the highest level of service for a wide variety of complex construction projects throughout both the Mid-Atlantic and the country. We are proud of the culture we’ve built, and as MEB experiences growth year over year, we continue to put an emphasis on our people, our clients, and safety.

MEB's areas of expertise.

  • Water // Wastewater
  • Fueling Systems // Storage
  • Environmental //Resilience
  • Hospitality // Entertainment
  • Manufacturing // Industrial
  • Corporate // Government

MEB's benefits.

  • 401(k) & Matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development

job brief.

Our team is looking for an experienced pile driver join one of our pile or sheeting crews. In this role you will be responsible for safely and efficiently install various types of piles, sheeting, and shoring systems in support of our various construction projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. To succeed, you must ensure that you are living by MEB’s core values on the project every day and that quality, health, and safety standards onsite are your top priority.

If you are a hardworking, safety conscious tradesman that is committed to performing quality work and doing your part to ensure the successful completion of our projects then we’d like to meet you!

core areas of responsibility.

  • Tasks may include offloading material, assembling equipment, and rigging loads.
  • Operation of hydraulically and diesel driven pile hammers with fixed or swinging leads to drive various types of piles including concrete, sheet, H-pile, pipe pile, etc.
  • Utilizing vibratory hammers to drive sheet piling.
  • Installing shoring systems including walers and struts.
  • Utilizing basic load charts for cranes and hoisting equipment.
  • Recording pile blow counts.
  • Assisting pile crew members, and, at times, other crews including carpenters, finishers, pipelayers, operators, laborers, and pipefitters with various tasks as directed by the Superintendent.

skills you possess.

  • A minimum 3 years of experience in heavy construction, specifically with knowledge of sheet, concrete, H-pile, and pipe pile.
  • Ability to read and understand load charts, blueprints, diagrams, and grades and instructions from supervisors, lay out the job, and work efficiently with the materials and tools of your trade.
  • Able to perform manual labor in all types of environments and conditions, including heavy lifting (in excess of 50 lbs.) for an 8 – 10-hour workday.
  • The ability to comprehend and follow specific instructions.
  • Interpersonal competencies that include a drive for results, the need for closure, effective oral communication skills, organization, planning, trust, respect, being dependable and cooperation.
  • Good housekeeping standards and ability to observe safety procedures and report any potentially unsafe conditions to management.

requirements.

  • 18 years of Age
  • Able to Pass a Drug Test
  • Legally Eligible to Work in the US
  • If assigned to a government project, US citizenship and clear background check may be required.

additional requirements for craftworkers.

  • Must have own transportation to and from jobsite every workday (driver’s license not required)
  • Must provide own hand tools (excluding power tools)

Pre-Employment Drug Screen required. E-Verify. DMV. EOE/Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans