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General Laborer
Req Code:2020-OPERATIO-027
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
  

Job Responsibilities:
  • A laborer is responsible for most of the physical labor performed on the job.
  • This position is an entry level position that can be useful in learning more about heavy civil construction prior to attaining a more skilled position such as a concrete finisher or operator.
  • Laborers will get direction and must follow instructions given by Foreman, Superintendent, Project Engineer, Safety Director, Vice President and President.
  • Laborers will be expected to cooperate and work productively with all other trades.
  • Strictly adhere to and effectively follow all safety and environmental rules and guidelines
  • Safely and effectively assist other positions with various tasks – operate various hand and power tools, measuring/cutting lumber, nailing, retrieving material, rigging loads, signaling operators, holding stakeout tape, rod, plumb bob, prism, setting wood/steel, load/unload/clean trucks, shovel sand, dirt, and stone, loading, unloading, sorting, and organizing materials, general site cleanup etc.
  • Perform other assigned duties
  • Work quickly, productively and safely without error and consistently meet the production goals as set by the Foreman, Superintendent or Project Manager.
  • Consistently produce quality workmanship as judged by Company Standards Demonstrate an ability and willingness to learn all aspects of construction.
  • Must arrive to work by scheduled start time, and be willing to travel to all job sites without exception. (including staying away from home if necessary)
  • Must comply with all company safety and personnel policies

Job Qualifications:
  • Experience working with a concrete a plus
  • Experience on a construction site is a plus
  • Be self-motivated and work productively
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance for military base access
  • Possess a working knowledge of construction/equipment safety
  • Must have reliable means of arriving and leaving from work at scheduled start and stop times
  • Communication Skills - Must be able to comprehend safety standards, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Must also be able to understand information, ideas, direction and perform the task or project discussed.
Physical Demands
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.
  • Ability to work overhead
  • Ability to use hands to grasp
  • Ability to reach with arms
  • Ability to move in and around confined and cluttered places and uneven areas
  • Ability to repeatedly stoop, kneel, squat, crawl and twist throughout the workday and workweek
  • Ability to frequently lift and /or push/pull up to 30 pounds up to 50 feet
  • Ability to frequently lift to 30 pounds up to 3 feet off the ground
  • Ability to repeatedly operate a 12-pound sledgehammer throughout the entire workday and workweek
  • Ability to climb up and down a 6-foot step ladder and balance
  • Ability to work up to a 12-hour shift in all weather and temperature extremes
  • Vision adequate to perform all tasks

*** RC will gladly provide a reasonable accommodation to assist laborers in performing these essential job functions so long as it does not create an undue burden.

Work Environment:

  • Employee will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed to perform job tasks
  • Employee is regularly exposed to loud noise, dust, airborne particles, fumes, and various types of smells
  • Employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, vibration, and high precarious places
  • Employee is regularly exposed to a variety of inclement weather conditions such as: cold, wet, hot, and/or humid conditions
  • Employee is expected to work in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining a clean work area
Additional Information

R.C. Construction is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

This Job Description does not cover all the required duties, activities, skills, functions, responsibilities of the position, and working conditions any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of R.C. Construction Co., Inc., with or without notice.