Construction Laborer (Starting at $17 per hour):

 

Perform tasks involving physical labor at building, highway, and heavy construction projects, tunnel and shaft excavations, and demolition sites.

 

The Construction Laborer needs knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads. The Construction Laborer needs knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Must be authorized to work in the United States.  Having a CDL is a PLUS.

 

The Construction Laborer needs the ability to quickly move their hand, their hand together with arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. The Construction Laborer needs the ability to keep hand and arm steady while moving their arm or while holding the arm and hand in one position. The Construction Laborer needs the ability to coordinate two or more limbs while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. The Construction Laborer needs the ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. The Construction Laborer needs the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. The Construction laborer needs the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

 

The Construction Laborer needs the ability to use their abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving out or fatiguing. The Construction Laborer needs the ability to see details at close range only within a few feet away from where they are working on a job function. The Construction Laborer needs the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. The Construction Laborer must perform physical activities that require considerable use of the arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

 

Job Tasks:

  • Mop, brush, or spread paints, cleaning solutions, or other compounds over surfaces to clean them or to provide protection.

  • Operate jackhammers and drills to break up concrete or pavement.

  • Place, consolidate, and protect case-in-place concrete or masonry structures.

  • Position, join, align, and seal structural components, such as concrete wall sections and pipes.

  • Shovel cement and other materials into portable cement mixers; and mix, pour, and spread concrete.

  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.

  • Smooth and finish freshly poured cement or concrete, using floats, trowels, screeds, or powered cement finishing tools.

  • Spray materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.

  • Tend machines that pump concrete, grout, cement, sand, plaster or stucco through spray-guns for application to ceilings and walls.

  • Tend pumps, compressors, and generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment, or to heat and move materials such as asphalt.

  • Lubricate, clean, and repair machinery, equipment, and tools.

  • Operate, read, and maintain air monitoring and other sampling devices in confined and/or hazardous environments.

  • Apply caulking compounds by hand or using caulking guns.

  • Build and position forms for pouring concrete, and dismantle forms after use, using saws, hammers, nails, or bolts.

  • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.

  • Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones.

  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.

  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, and other temporary structures.

  • Grind, scrape, sand, or polish surfaces such as concrete, marble, terrazzo, or wood flooring, using abrasive tools or machines.

  • Install sewer, water, and storm drain pipes, using pipe-laying machinery and laser guidance equipment.

  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.

  • Measure, mark, and record openings and distances to lay out areas where construction work will be performed.

  • Mix ingredients to create compounds for covering or cleaning surfaces.

  • Provide assistance to craft workers, such as carpenters, plasterers, and masons.

  • Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities.

  • Use computers and other input devices to control robotic pipe cutters and cleaners.

 

Blue Nile Contractors, Incoffers Competitive Salary as well as the opportunity for growth within an expanding company.

 

Blue Nile Contractors is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Come by our office at 95 Drake St, Claycomo, MO 64119 to apply or click below -

Phone: (816) 505-1302

Fax: (816) 505-1307

601 Spratley Ave., Birmingham, MO 64161, USA

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