Amarillo, TX, United States
Sep 10, 2022
Dec 24, 2022
JOB TITLE: Construction Utility Laborer (Heavy Highway)
DIVISION: Heavy Highway
SUPERVISOR: Project Manager/Foreperson
Works on construction projects, usually working in utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another where demands require worker with varied experience and ability to work without close supervision by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The criteria for evaluation in this position include but are not limited to the following:
‑ Performs general laboring duties, such as shoveling and raking stone, gravel, earth, and topsoil material.
‑ Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery.
‑ Directs and guides traffic through the construction job site using proper equipment and procedures.
‑ Erects, positions and moves sign packages in a safe, accurate manner, adhering to state specifications.
‑ Performs miscellaneous responsibilities as requested by Project Manager or Foreperson to ensure smooth operation and to learn all areas of construction operations.
‑ Operates various pieces of equipment, including power broom, jack hammer, pumps, pipe saw, chain saw, vibratory roller, and hand compactor.
- Performs daily preventative maintenance of equipment, including inspecting lights, brakes, gas, oil and water on the above mentioned equipment.
‑ If qualified, may drive a commercial pick up truck to transport materials to and from specified destinations in a safe and efficient manner.
- Ability to follow directions.
- Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, inspectors, engineers, and the general public at all times.
- Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
- Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
- Report to the assigned job site in proper attire and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
- Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Policies, Programs & Procedures Manual and OSHA/MSHA.
- Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Individuals are required to properly use personal protective equipment in designated operations and production areas as required by OSHA and/or MSHA and company policy. Protective equipment that may be required for this position includes, but is not limited to: Hard hat, high visibility safety apparel, eye protection, safety toe boots, gloves, hearing protection under some circumstances, particulate filter dust mask under some circumstances, fall protection PPE when required.
Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
This position requires an employee to lift:
0 – 10lbs
10 – 25lbs
25 – 50lbs
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to humid conditions and extreme heat or cold. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Protective equipment may be required.
Exposed to Noise
Exposed to High Heat
Working with Others
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.
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