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General Laborer

Express Employment - Newton, MA Newton ,MA
  • Posted: 27 days ago
  • $15 to $20 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

Express Employment is seeking seeking skilled, reliable general laborers to join our growing company. In this position, you will be responsible for assisting contractors, operating heavy machinery, and following all site health and safety regulations. A strong work ethic and attention to detail are essential.

General Labor Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Unload tools, prepare building site materials, stack building materials, and set up equipment
  • Follow project instructions from construction manager or supervisor
  • Consult with construction plans
  • Direct traffic safely around the construction or road maintenance site
  • Use construction and maintenance tools and equipment to complete daily tasks
  • Follow all health and safety regulations when operating equipment
  • Ensure regulated and proper headgear, earplugs, gloves, safety glasses, and clothing are worn
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Assist in building scaffolding and temporary structures
  • Safely operate a variety of tools including pressure washers, jackhammers, drills, saws, grinders, and blowtorches
  • Prepare new construction sites by digging, moving dirt, or compacting space
  • Provide assistance to contractors (i.e. craft workers, electricians, painters) as needed
  • Clean and clear debris and hazardous materials
  • Ensure construction equipment and tools are cleaned and stored properly

General Labor Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 40 pounds
  • Must be comfortable climbing up tall ladders, working at elevated levels
  • Positive attitude and work ethic
  • Able to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • English and Spanish fluency a plus
Company Description
Express Employment Professionals is one of North America's largest staffing firms. Last year, Express put a record 560,000 job seekers to work worldwide, and here in Newton, MA we helped over 300 people find jobs and 80 businesses find employees. Because we’re members of this community, we have a vested interest in our city and want to help the people and businesses of the Newton area thrive and grow together.

SPECIALTIES:

• Medical /Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
• Skilled Administrative
• Accounting / Finance
• Property Management (Leasing, Concierge, Front Desk, Porter/Janitorial)
• Events
• Commercial
• Light Industrial
• Warehouse
• Skilled Laborer
• Drivers (CDL A/B, Box Truck)
• Maintenance
• Workforce Solutions

Express Employment - Newton, MA

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Express Employment Professionals is one of North America's largest staffing firms. Last year, Express put a record 560,000 job seekers to work worldwide, and here in Newton, MA we helped over 300 people find jobs and 80 businesses find employees. Because we’re members of this community, we have a vested interest in our city and want to help the people and businesses of the Newton area thrive and grow together. SPECIALTIES: • Medical /Healthcare / Pharmaceutical • Skilled Administrative • Accounting / Finance • Property Management (Leasing, Concierge, Front Desk, Porter/Janitorial) • Events • Commercial • Light Industrial • Warehouse • Skilled Laborer • Drivers (CDL A/B, Box Truck) • Maintenance • Workforce Solutions

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