Construction Assistant

Dixon Valve

Chestertown, MD

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Job Summary:

KRM Construction is looking for a Construction Assistant to join their team in Chestertown, MD! This position requires some construction background or a person with the right drive and willingness to learn the trade. You will be working on various job sites throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware in all types of weather and must be able to stand most of the shift as well as be able to use and pick up a variety of hand and power tools and construction materials. Must be able to follow directions and have attention to detail. Experience preferred but not necessary. High school diploma required.


  • Knowledge of how to operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, etc. preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of how to clean and prepare job sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding preferred but not required.
  • Assist craft workers with residential and commercial framing


  • Willingness to learn the construction trade
  • Basic carpentry tasks
  • Basic math skills
  • Use measuring tools
  • Clean debris, rubble and other waste materials
  • Be able to work outside in all types of weather
  • Be able to lift up to 70 pounds
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed in this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required and are subject to change. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The Dixon Group is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company's policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals, as well as to administer all personnel actions, compensation and benefits, without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry or national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, veteran status, military service, or any other factors protected by applicable law. This policy extends to all employees and applicants and to all aspects of the employment relationship.