Construction Laborer

Job Description

Construction laborers typically do the following:

  • Clean and prepare construction sites by removing debris and possible hazards
  • Load and unload construction materials
  • Build or take apart bracing, forms, and temporary structures
  • Dig trenches, back-fill holes, or compact dirt
  • Use of hand tools, power tools and lightweight machinery, such as a pipe saw
  • Follow construction plans and instructions from the people they are working for
  • Climbing ladders and working on uneven ground.
  • Working outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Work with a Team

Responsibilities

  • Report each day on time ready and willing to work
  • Ensure reliable transportation to and from the job-site
  • Ensure project safety rules and environmental regulations are followed at all times.
  • Safely Operate and maintain all hand and power tools
  • Communicate daily with the supervisor
  • Take direction provided by superiors
  • Pay great attention to detail

Qualifications

  • Experience on heavy highway construction projects preferred but we are willing to train
  • Safety Conscience and OSHA 10 Certification
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction materials, tools, equipment, and methods.
  • Ability to think clearly under pressure
  • Laborers must have endurance to perform strenuous tasks throughout the day.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time often in hot/cold temperatures--with few breaks.
  • Ability to lift and carry over 50 lbs.
  • Ability to make repetitive movements
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Ability to multi-task

Job Classification:

Full-time, Seasonal