Skilled General Laborer

Employer
Western Construction Group
Location
Capitol Heights, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
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