Laborer

Location: 

Sherman, TX, US

Requisition ID: 160503 

Position Summary

Assist skilled craft workers in performing their assigned duties. Performs tasks that require physical labor at construction sites must have the ability to perform a variety of duties.

Experience Level

Entry

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

•    Assist craftsman in setting up work as required.
•    Follow instructions given by superintendents, foreman and other experienced crew.
•    Perform all required duties with the first focus on safety.
•    Responsible for keeping work areas clean and in orderly conditions.
•    Read and understand warning signs, operating instructions for equipment, jobsite safety rules and jobsite policies.
•    Learn to observe functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards.

Qualifications

•    May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area.
•    Must possess working knowledge skills and abilities for position.
•    Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions and communicate effectively with management/supervision.
•    Ability to use hand tools, power tools and layout tools safe and efficiently.

Requirements

• The person in this position needs to constantly move about a construction/industrial site, 
so should be able to stand, walk, sit, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
• Constantly works in a construction environment and will be exposed to changing outdoor 
weather conditions
• Work irregular hours, weekends, overtime and holidays as required
• May be required to use ladders/mechanical platforms/manlifts/scaffold to access 
required equipment/work areas (may exceed 200 feet), so must be able to climb and 
maintain balance on formwork, steel formwork, stairs, ladders and scaffolds
• Move and work in and around confined and cluttered places, and uneven surfaces
• Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy and dusty environment
• May be required/able to move items weighing up to 50 pounds across 
construction/industrial site
• Must have required tools
• Observe and comply with all safety and project rules, perform other duties as required
• Ability to pass pre-access drug and alcohol testing 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Plano