Hampton, Virginia

Bernhard's core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service ("EaaS") solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard's vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through delivery of excellent, high value service and innovative solutions for our clients.

Purpose and Essential Duties
The Helper will do many basic tasks that require physical labor on large commercial mechanical and plumbing construction sites. Specific Responsibilities Include:
  • General construction clean up
  • Assist in material distribution
  • Assist mechanics installing HVAC and Plumbing
  • Learn code requirements
  • Maintain a safe and secure work environment and attend safety meetings
  • Load and unload building materials to be used in construction
  • Operate or tend equipment and machines used
  • Follow construction plans and instructions
This position is Full Time, Non-Exempt, and reports to the Plumber & Foreman.

Required Education, Experience, and Qualifications
  • Ability to communicate on all levels
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • Must have adequate / reliable transportation to the jobsite daily
Preferred Education, Experience, and Qualifications
  • OSHA 10 or 30 hour certification preferred
  • Plumbing & mechanical experience is a plus
Travel Requirements
  • Infrequent travel to Company or client locations. Approximately 10% of time will be spent traveling.
Physical/Work Environment Requirements

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects up to 50lbs, be able to bend/stoop, squat/crouch, climb, kneel and twist. Must be able to climb ladders, work both inside and outside, and around moving equipment safely.
Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that diverse candidates are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Bernhard, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Bernhard is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participates in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

Hampton, Virginia

Bernhard is one of the largest privately-owned engineering and contracting firms in the nation with 2,000 employees in 25 locations. We have a rich history of providing high quality, client-focused engineering and contracting services for clients across the nation. With 100 years of energy and infrastructure project experience, we serve healthcare, education, commercial, government, and industrial clients throughout the United States. We combine development, financing, design, construction, and operations to deliver turnkey Energy-as-a-Service solutions. By leveraging expertise across our firm, we can address our client’s needs at any and every stage. Our turnkey solutions reduce energy use, risk, and cost so that our clients can focus on their everyday work.

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