Adaptive Construction Solutions

Military Veteran- Energy Utilities Installer/Operator Apprentice

Adaptive Construction Solutions - Richmond, TX

Military Veteran- Energy Utilities Installer/Operator Apprentice

Adaptive Construction Solutions - Richmond, TX

Military Veteran- Energy Utilities Installer/Operator Apprentice

Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) is looking for individuals interested in starting a career as an Energy Utilities Installer apprentice in Richmond, TX. Candidates must be based in the local area. Alternative energy is a growing industry that provides opportunities for thousands of Americans looking to start a new career.

Upon placement into a full-time job, apprentices start employment by participating in up to three- four weeks of paid orientation and craft training.

Adaptive Construction Solutions

ACS is a veteran owned and operated organization committed to enhancing lives through in demand careers. ACS is a sponsor of Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship programs for multiple occupations.

Location: Richmond Area

Why Should You Apply?

  • Gain meaningful employment
  • Paid on-the-job training
  • Receive tuition free education
  • Earn incremental pay increases
  • Obtain industry-recognized credentials

What is Apprenticeship?

The apprenticeship model is leading the way in preparing American workers to compete in today’s economy. Apprenticeship allows an individual to earn while they learn. It includes:

  1. Paid Job: Earn a competitive wage from day one with incremental pay increases as relevant skills are obtained.
  2. Education: Gain knowledge through structured learning and on-the-job training while mentored by industry professionals.
  3. Career: Secure your future by earning industry-recognized nationally-portable certificates and credentials.


Starting at $24.50 per hour during orientation and training with incremental wage increases as competencies are achieved. Veterans are eligible to apply for a monthly housing allowance as part of their GI Bill Benefits.

Role of an Energy Utilities Installer

Energy Utilities Installers/Operators perform a wide range of duties such as:

  • Operates light/heavy equipment and includes knowledge of equipment functions, running, navigating, detects or assesses problems, mechanical aptitude, and driving
  • May build level and/or extreme terrain and excavate land surfaces, using various pieces of construction equipment listed above
  • Drive and maneuver equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, and rocks and to distribute and level earth or terrain
  • Gather and load dirt, stone, equipment, materials, and waste product from jobsite onto trucks using different pieces of equipment
  • Ability to excavate trenches with proper slopes per OSHA
  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members
  • Perform maintenance duties such as cleaning, greasing and oiling machines; fill out maintenance reports daily
  • May be required to travel to different jobsites on limited notice
  • All other duties as assigned


Work Environment

As one may expect, construction is performed in physically demanding and conditions requiring heightened situational awareness. These include but are not limited to extreme heights, confined spaces, cold winters and hot summers. As a result, workers must be willing to work in austere (strict) safety conditions.

Veterans Benefits

Training is sponsored by employers and the workforce system. While earning wages and learning a skilled trade, veterans may utilize their GI Bill benefits to receive a tax-free monthly housing allowance. The combination of wages and GI Bill benefits helps veterans earn journey-level wages while progressing in an apprenticeship program.

Candidate Requirements (experience preferred)

  • Be based in the Richmond, TX area
  • Willingness to submit to drug screening, physical and background check
  • Have a valid government issued identification card or driver’s license and clean MVR
  • Must have reliable transportation to the job site
  • Willingness to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Able to carry 50/60lbs of equipment and lift 100lbs
  • Proven commitment to safety
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule

Preference is provided to applicants who have served in the Armed Forces

Next Steps: If you are interested and meet the requirements, please complete the application.


Posted On: Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Compensation: $24.50

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