Poughkeepsie, New York
We are looking for a general laborer for work in the Poughkeepsie, NY area, paid hourly. The job will entail working outside in various weather conditions, climbing ladders, walking on exterior ground, lifting, pushing, pulling, cleaning construction debris, and working with heavy equipment. A team player attitude is needed to work with the crew in groups or pairs. It may be required to work 5 to 6 days a week, as required per job conditions.
The individual in this position is responsible for cleaning and preparing construction sites for the erection of structures and buildings. Unloads and loads materials, tends machines, mixes concrete, pours concrete, and assists carpenters, equipment operators, and other construction site workers. Employees may be a rigger, concrete crewman, demolition laborer; including salvaging all material, loading, cleaning up, wrecking, dump man, flagman, guardrail/ fence erector and installer, including installation and erection of fence, guard rails, medial rails, reference posts, guide posts and right-of-way markers, form strippers, general laborers, riprap man, scale man, stake jumper, structure mover, includes foundation, separation, preparation, cribbing, shoring, jacking and unloading of structures, water nozzleman, truck loader, water boy, tool room attendant, or other assigned by the leadman or foreman.
+ Assists in building structures and around the construction site.
+ Cleans work areas and restocks supplies and materials as necessary.
+ May assist in rigging material and equipment to me moved or unloaded/loaded.
+ May mix concrete or grout using a hoe or powered concrete mixer.
+ May assist in the placement of concrete for walls, slabs, sidewalks, curbs, etc.
+ May assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of materials and workpieces during installation.
+ May perform minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
+ May perform demolition of concrete and equipment.
+ May direct trucks and traffic around the jobsite.
+ May install handrail both temporary and permanent.
+ May strip formwork after the concrete is placed.
+ May clean coolers and distribute water to work areas around the jobsite.
+ May work as a tool room attendant distributing tools or providing minor repairs.
+ Performs other routine duties as directed by experienced craft person.
+ Additional industry specific and safety training will be provided as needed.
+ Work in excess of a 40-hour work week may be necessary.
+ Must have access to reliable transportation.
+ This position description is subject to change any time, with or without notice.
Safety and Health
+ Must have and maintain a positive safety attitude. Understanding that you are the person most responsible for protecting your health.
+ Must work safely and follow the safety rules and regulations. Stop work immediately and ask for assistance if unsure or before you put yourself or a coworker at risk.
+ Must report any and all near misses or incidents immediately.
+ Plan safety into your work tasks.
+ Ask for training on means and methods and safety if needed.
+ Develops a working relationship with the project Safety Specialist.
+ Maintain neat, orderly work areas that protect other employees and the public.
+ Use proper ergonomics while completing work tasks.
+ Insure all tools are in proper working order and being used according to manufacturer's recommendations and safety standards.
+ Works to achieve the production goals set by the foreman or leadmen each day.
+ Supports the project during concrete placements, demolition activities, etc.
+ Communicates needs to the leadman or foreman in a timely manner.
+ Ensure a "Zero Punch list" attitude is maintained. No rework should be required to occur.
+ Has a sense of pride in individual work and the work of the team. Remember, your work has your name on it.
+ Ensure that existing or previously installed work is protected from damage.
+ Ensure materials being installed are correct.
+ Ensure compliance, with all discrimination, harassment, and Equal Employment Opportunity policies.
+ Treats other employees with respect.
100% EMPLOYEE OWNED
PC Construction is 100% employee owned providing general contracting, construction management and design-build services for Commercial, Education & Campus, Health Care, Hospitality & Resort, Manufacturing & Industrial, and Water Treatment projects. Steeped in over a half century of experience, PC uses innovative construction methods and problem-solving approaches to respond uniquely and specifically to each customer's needs - from multi-million dollar projects, to projects over $250 million. We hold consistent rankings in ENR as a top contractor, and maintain our corporate office in Vermont, with regional offices in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, and Georgia.
PC Construction Company does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, family medical history, disability, or other characteristics which are or may be protected by law. We urge qualified minorities and women to apply. An Equal Opportunity Employer