Laborer

Construction Lakewood, Washington


Description

JOB SUMMARY

Performs manual/physical labor while assisting trades workers on construction sites including but not limited to: preparing and cleaning job sites, loading, unloading and delivering materials, and using a variety of tools.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform duties as a Flagger to direct the flow of traffic
  • Act as journeyman tradesmen
  • Perform both heavy and general labor
  • Skilled and experiences in any or all of the following:
    • Pipe laying sewer, water and storm drain,
    • Concrete forming, hand mixing, pouring and stripping
    • Hand digging with shovels and power tools
    • Spreading, grading and compacting base rock and asphalt
    • Utilizing compaction equipment and tools
    • Demolition and minor carpentry
    • Grade checking and layout
    • Cutting, chipping, burning with torch, soldering, drilling, coring
  • Load and unload materials and supplies
  • Handle deliveries and pick-ups
  • Assist trades workers
  • Keeping jobsite and surrounding areas clean and organized
  • Assist with cutting and  fitting construction materials under the direction of supervisor
  • Operating small power tools such as power drills, saws, core driller, and hammer drill.
  • Service, clean and maintain equipment and tools in good repair.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • High school graduate or GED 
  • 5 years of recent related experience in performing heavy construction work
  • Knowledge of:
    • Basic operations and terms used in general construction
    • Use and purpose of common hand tools
    • Hazards and safety precautions for this type of work
  • Perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time
  • Follow oral and written directions in English
  • Able to work in low light conditions and see with unaided or aided equipment
  • Able to lift 35 pounds multiple times 
  • Able to bend, twist, squat and climb stairs and ladders
  • Able to walk on uneven surface
  • Able to work in dusty environments using protective equipment
  • Able to hear backup alarms, shouts and normal voices

GSI Service Group Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that consciously builds inclusive teams and is proud to support a diverse environment that considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.