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Highway Laborer
Summary
Title:Highway Laborer
ID:2225
Department:Highway
Salary Range:Prevailing Wage Contract - $23.39; $13.29 Fringe
Job Location:Hopkinsville, KY
Description

HALL CONTRACTING OF KENTUCKY, INC.

HIGHWAY LABORER

 

Summary/Objective

The construction laborer performs tasks involving physical labor at highway construction projects. The position may operate a variety of hand and power tools and may clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove waste materials. The position may assist other craft workers.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in highway construction projects; performs manual work.
  • Maintains a clean job site: picks up all tools and equipment and secures job site each day to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Performs materials handling and storage.
  • Loads and unloads trucks and hauls and hoists materials.
  • Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed. Brings problems to the attention of the foreman.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Regardless of other duties, has a responsibility to follow HALL Contracting of Kentucky’s safety, and quality procedures.
  • Comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements
  • Must be physically healthy to stand, bend, and walk for up to 10-12 hours a day

Competencies

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management
  • Communication skills
  • Confidence Abilities
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Multi-task and set priorities effectively
  • Excellent hand, eye and foot coordination
  • Accomplish goals in a team environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent sense of balance
  • Possess a positive “can do” attitude

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions

Physical Demands
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. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to use proper personal protection equipment. Use of sunscreen and long sleeves is recommended.

Required Education and Experience

One (1) year commercial construction related experience required. Previous concrete/highway experience a plus. Must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants must hold a Regular Operator (Class D) driving license. Applicant must have no felonies that are violent in nature and/or theft related in the last 7 years. Applicant must have reliable transportation to and from job site. High School Diploma or GED preferred

Job Details
* Federal contractor
* Work opportunities tax credit hires include Veterans

Job Salary and Benefits
* Salary range Prevailing Wage Contract - $23.39; $13.29 Fringe
* Working days vary between weekdays and weekends
* 40 hours per week or more
* Travel is a requirement to remain employed
* Normal work shifts: First (day), but could vary
* Overtime may be required for this position
* The hours for this role are Full-time, Regular
* Leave benefits include Paid Holidays once requirements are met
* Retirement benefits include 401K
* Insurance benefits include Dental, Health, Life, Disability, and Vision
* Miscellaneous benefits include Employee Stock Ownership Plan

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Disclaimer: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
EOE – M/F/Disabled/Veteran
Women and Minorities encouraged to apply
VERRA Federal Contractor
Our priority for referrals of protected veterans is highly desired

 

 

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