• January 14, 2021
Job Description:

Perform tasks involving physical labor at building construction projects.  May operate hand and power tools of all types.  May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble and debris. May assist other craft workers in their trades.

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 through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.

Tend machines that pump materials through spray-guns for application to ceilings and walls.

Tend pumps, compressors, and generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment.

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

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.

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.

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

Mix ingredients to create compounds for covering or cleaning surfaces.

Provide assistance to craft workers, such as carpenters and concrete finishers.

Demolish structures and salvage useful materials.

Required Knowledge:

Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings and other structure.

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Skills Required:

Safe use of power tools such as saws, drills, planes, sanders, routers and grinders.

Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Abilities Required:

The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.

The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without ‘giving out’ or fatiguing.

The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Job Activities:

Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. The ability to see and hear with or without the use of an aide.

Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.

Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.

The ability to carry or lift 25 pounds regularly, 50 pounds occasionally
 West Hood Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer —minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Job Category: Laborer
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: United States | International

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