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Construction Laborer

Boyd Jones Construction Omaha, NE

Job Description

Boyd Jones Construction is seeking a construction laborer to join our team!  This position is responsible for performing tasks involving physical labor on commercial construction projects.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in heavy construction projects including placing concrete, measuring distances, bolting and nailing, applying caulking compounds and grinding, sanding and polishing.
  • Loads, unloads and distributes building materials, excavates ditches and footings, erects and disassembles scaffolding, and prepares forms.
  • Demolishes concrete with jackhammer, demolishes framing with saws and wrecking bars and removes from jobsite.
  • Lifts and moves materials to and from jobsite and positions at correct locations.
  • Backfills, compacts and levels earth to proper grade with hand and power tools.
  • Builds and positions forms for placing concrete and dismantles forms after use using saws, hammers, nails or bolts.
  • Maintains a clean job site: pick up all tools and equipment, clean up rubble and debris and remove waste materials, and secure job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Operates a variety of electric and pneumatic hand tools
  • Assists other craft workers
  • Conforms with all safety rules and uses all appropriate safety equipment 
  • Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed bringing problems to the attention of the Superintendent
  • Conforms with and abides by all company regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings
  • Basic knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit verbal instructions in English
  • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance
  • Ability to identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Skills in manual dexterity, including to quickly move hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects
  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely
  • Ability to hear warning horns and backup warnings
  • Attention to detail skills and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials
  • Ability to use hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things
  • Ability to lift 35-40 pounds consistently and 70 pounds occasionally with assistance; proper lifting techniques required
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time - approximately 95-100% of time on the job is spent standing up
  • Ability to travel to and from job site as required

Experience and Education:*

  • Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.
  • Experience in the construction industry preferred

*Equivalent education and experience will be considered

Job Details

Date Posted November 7, 2018
Date Closes December 7, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies, Based on Experience
Shift Daytime
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 47-2061.00 Construction Laborers
Zipcode 68108
Name Andrea Jordan

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Concrete / Masonry Construction
  • Construction Worker - Industry
  • Laborer
  • Strong Work Ethic
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • And More ...