Construction Laborer

Posting ID : A1068519987
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : General Labor

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform tasks involving physical labor at building construction projects site. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble and debris. May be required to assist other craft workers. Perform duties as directed by the labor foreman or R&M Manager.
Essential Abilities, Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned as required):
Run and maintain various construction equipment, including but not limited to: pumps, compressors, generators, and various other construction equipment.
Load and unload trucks. Deliver materials to the site storage area or other designated area.
General knowledge of construction means, methods, materials and equipment as necessary to assist carpenters, foreman and R&M managers.
Ability to keep building and/or assigned areas of jobsite clean and organized as necessary to maintain safe and productive work.
Ability to erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, and other temporary structures.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education -- High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)Preferred
Experience -- 2 Years as a Labor/Helper in the carpentry or construction field preferred.
Communication Skills -- Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.The ability to understand information, ideas, direction and then be able to perform the task or project discussed. Also, to be able to ask questions to insure you understand the information given.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to perform repetitive movementsAbility to work overheadAbility to use hands to graspAbility to reach with arms. Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist.Ability to sit, climb and balance.Ability to frequently lift and/or push or pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or push or pull up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed to perform job tasks. Employee is regularly exposed to vibration.Employee is frequently exposed to moving machinery, mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and must be able to properly use, handle and dispose of hazardous materials per MSDS regulations and company procedures.Employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, and outside weather conditions.The noise level in the work environment is sometimes very loud. Employee is expected to work in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining a clean work area.
OTHER JOB INFORMATION: (if applicable)
This position is a Non-Exempt position and is subject to overtime pay.
Travel is not required in this position.
This position reports direct to the R&M Manager as assigned by the R&M Superintendent for daily task and to the Superintendent of the project.


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