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General Laborer

Anchor Construction Corporation Landover, MD

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The General Laborer works in varying aspects of the construction field. Works to ensure general safety, cleanliness, support, and material organization on various projects ranging from water, storm drains and sewer lines to concrete, general site development and bridge or infrastructure. Works on construction projects, usually working in utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another where demands require. Transportation will be provided to work sites from the main Yard location.

Anchor Construction Corporation offers competitive salary,paid holidays, 401k retirement plan, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability, accidental death & disability insurance, an employee assistance program, DC commuter benefits, and voluntary insurances such as long term disability, hospital indemnity, critical illness, accident coverage and whole life insurance.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with OSHA, State regulations, and all safety policies and procedures;
  • Report any problems and/or safety hazards to your foreman or, in their absence the crew lead or Superintendent or Safety Officer
  • Identify utility lines
  • Take initiative in setting up and cleaning up work site, ensuring all tools and equipment are cleaned and properly stored
  • Bolt, nail, align and move materials
  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment
  • Carry lumber, pipe, tools and other types of construction materials
  • Dig holes and trenches with hand tools
  • Level dirt or materials to grade as specification requires
  • Assist with positioning, joining, aligning and sealing pipe sections
  • Mix and pour concrete, spread and compact asphalt, compacts dirt using tools
  • Assist with building of various structures and forms
  • Assist with erecting and removing shoring of trenches
  • Mop, brush or spread paints or bituminous compounds over surfaces for protection
  • Spray materials such as water, sand, vinyl pain through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces
  • Sweep and clean jobsite, yard, vehicles, equipment, or building
  • Assist in the placement, moving and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones and other traffic control devices
  • Grind, sand, and polish surfaces
  • Measure and cut materials as required
  • Dismantle forms, mount pipe hangers, and cut and attach insulating materials
  • Work as a flagger for traffic control after certification
  • Attend training and informational sessions as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED preferred
  • 2+ years of construction industry experience preferred
  • Ability to travel to Anchor's main Yard sites required
  • Ability to follow basic instructions in English required
  • Ability to use basic tools required
  • Basic understanding of construction principles and procedures required
  • Ability to work overtime as needed required
  • Comfort working in an outdoors high-stress environment with extreme weather fluctuations required
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Ability to operate a manual transmission vehicle preferred
  • Spanish fluency a plus

Physical Demands

Physical Movement

Anchor Construction is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Grounded in Excellence Since 1985, Anchor has been a trusted heavy civil contractor to federal, state and local government agencies, private organizations and commercial institutions throughout Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Northern Virginia.

When Anchor first opened its doors 35 years ago, the company specialized in surface restoration projects. Today, surface restoration is just a small part of the comprehensive suite of full-scale utilities and infrastructure services offered by Anchor. Identified as an 'essential business' earlier in 2020, our team of highly skilled professionals continue to build and rehabilitate critical infrastructure every single day for the public good.



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Company Description
Since 1985, Anchor has been a trusted heavy civil contractor to federal, state, and local government agencies, private organizations, and commercial institutions throughout Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Northern Virginia.

When Anchor first opened its doors 35 years ago, the company specialized in surface restoration projects. Today, surface restoration is just a small part of the comprehensive suite of full-scale utilities and infrastructure services offered by Anchor. Identified as an 'essential business' earlier in 2020, our team of highly skilled professionals continues to build and rehabilitate critical infrastructure every single day for the public good.

Anchor Construction Corporation

Why Work Here?
Anchor Construction is an essential organization that cares about employees, their families, and the work we put in place.

Since 1985, Anchor has been a trusted heavy civil contractor to federal, state, and local government agencies, private organizations, and commercial institutions throughout Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Northern Virginia. When Anchor first opened its doors 35 years ago, the company specialized in surface restoration projects. Today, surface restoration is just a small part of the comprehensive suite of full-scale utilities and infrastructure services offered by Anchor. Identified as an 'essential business' earlier in 2020, our team of highly skilled professionals continues to build and rehabilitate critical infrastructure every single day for the public good.

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