Skilled General Laborer

Western Construction Group
Capitol Heights, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Skilled General Laborer + Jobs + Login + 17-Apr-2017 to 16-Jun-2017 (CST) + Maryland/DC + Capital Heights, MD, USA + Hourly + Full Time Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Foreman opportunities may be available based on experience SKILLED GENERAL LABOR POSITION SUMMARY: With supervision, assists the various crafts workers in the performance of their work within a particular construction work area and in accordance with generally accepted standards of the craft. TASKS: + May mix cement, using hoe or concrete mixing machine. + Load, transport, unload and furnish experienced craft worker with materials, tools, equipment and supplies. + Clean work area and restock supplies and materials as necessary. + Rigging of mobile and stationary scaffolding on structures in accordance with corporate guidelines. + May assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of materials and workpieces during installation. + May perform minor maintenance or cleaning activities of journeyman's tools and equipment. + Perform other routine duties as directed by supervisor. + May remove rough or defective spots from concrete using grinder, hammer, and/or chisel. May patch holes. Requirements: Workers should be able to: + Follow specific directions; perform a variety of duties which may often change; work within standards of accuracy; repeat tasks of short duration according to a set procedure; evaluate information using measurable standards. + Identify existing and predictable hazards to work surroundings, including working conditions that are unsanitary, hazardous or dangerous to employees and immediately report same to direct supervisor. + Must be able to demonstrate sufficient reading, writing and math skills to comprehend and explain company safety policies and material instruction. + Communicates effectively with fellow workers. + Physically, workers must be able to stand or walk for long periods; lift and carry materials weighing 50 pounds or more; climb ladders, scaffolds and other objects carrying tools and equipment; and see (naturally or with correction). + An ability to work at heights, extreme temperatures and to wear company's safety equipment is essential. + Possess skills required to perform concrete and/or masonry restoration tasks including concrete patching, tuckpointing, brick replacement, caulking is preferred. + Practical construction experience preferred. + Candidates could be requested to provide own "hand tools of the trade." + May be required to work weekends, nights, out of town and at heights. + Must have reliable transportation. Licenses/Certifications: Licenses and/or certification may be required for specific tools and equipment, vehicles, and scaffolding. *Western Adheres to a Drug Free Workplace EOE M/F/V/D E- Verify

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