The Construction Laborer performs general laborer duties at various residential, commercial, industrial, and/or civil job site locations, including organizing materials, clean-up duties, and assisting the carpenters. This position works under the direct supervision of the Foreman.
- Previous construction experience preferred, with a basic understanding of the construction process.
- Valid driver’s license and/or reliable means of transportation to job site locations.
- Must provide own basic hand tools.
- Employer provides specialty tools and equipment.
- Must be able to interpret and apply verbal and/or written instructions in English.
Essential Job Functions:
- Obtains daily work instructions and determines work to be done.
- Retrieves supplies and materials for the Carpenters.
- Assists with performing concrete work set up and disassembly.
- Cuts framing materials and other materials using saws.
- Grades lumber.
- Keeps all materials on the project organized.
- Assists in framing duties.
- Safely sets up staging, scaffolding, and ladders.
- Assists with prepping and sanding materials for staining/painting.
- Maintains and cleans all power tools, hand tools, and other equipment.
- Keeps job site trailers and supplies organized.
- Loads and unloads materials and supplies from trucks/trailers at job sites.
- Packs materials to specific areas at the construction site as needed.
- Performs housekeeping and keeps work area clean throughout the project and removes trash and debris. Will shovel, sweep, and pick up materials by hand.
Non-Essential Job Functions:
- Operates forklift to move materials only if forklift trained/certified.
- May drive a company vehicle to run errands or pick up supplies as needed.
- Performs other duties as needed.
Physical Demand Classification:
- Construction Laborer is a Heavy Duty job, according to the Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles, U.S. Department of Labor and Industry. Heavy Duty involves exertion of up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25-50 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds continuously to move objects.