RK Hall Construction Ltd Utility Laborer, Construction in Amarillo, Texas

General Info Job Type: Full-Time Minimum Years of Experience Required: 2 Years. Highway/Heavy Construction Experience Strongly Preferred Minimum Years of Education Required: High School/GED overtime Available Willing to Travel Must be Authorized to Work in the US Company Info

RK Hall Construction Ltd is a leading provider of high quality asphalt paving materials and services, pavement rehabilitation, grading ,and bridge construction in the northeast Texas, southeast Oklahoma and southwest Arkansas area. The company enjoys a good working relationship with the Department of Transportation and Municipal agencies of those areas, and performs private and commercial contracts as well.

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Construction Utility Laborer (Heavy Highway)

DIVISION: Heavy Highway

SUPERVISOR: Project Manager/Foreperson

SUMMARY

Works on construction projects, usually working in utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another where demands require worker with varied experience and ability to work without close supervision by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The criteria for evaluation in this position include but are not limited to the following:

‑ Performs general laboring duties, such as shoveling and raking stone, gravel, earth, and topsoil material.

‑ Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery.

‑ Directs and guides traffic through the construction job site using proper equipment and procedures.

‑ Erects, positions and moves sign packages in a safe, accurate manner, adhering to state specifications.

‑ Performs miscellaneous responsibilities as requested by Project Manager or Foreperson to ensure smooth operation and to learn all areas of construction operations.

‑ Operates various pieces of equipment, including power broom, jack hammer, pumps, pipe saw, chain saw, vibratory roller, and hand compactor.

  • Performs daily preventative maintenance of equipment, including inspecting lights, brakes, gas, oil and water on the above mentioned equipment.

‑ If qualified, may drive a commercial pick up truck to transport materials to and from specified destinations in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Ability to follow directions.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, inspectors, engineers, and the general public at all times.

    • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Report to the assigned job site in proper attire and ready to begin work at the designated start time.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Policies, Programs & Procedures Manual and OSHA/MSHA.

  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Individuals are required to properly use personal protective equipment in designated operations and production areas as required by OSHA and/or MSHA and company policy. Protective equipment that may be required for this position includes, but is not limited to: Hard hat, high visibility safety apparel, eye protection, safety toe boots, gloves, hearing protection under some circumstances, particulate filter dust mask under some circumstances, fall protection PPE when required.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with customers or employees of organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Continuous

Frequently

Occasionally

Not Applicable

Bend

X

Kneel

X

Squat

X

Climb

X

Stand

X

Walk

X

Sit

X

Reach

X

Drive

X

Fine motor

X

Repetitive Motion

X

Right

X

Left

X

This position requires an employee to lift:

Continuous

Frequently

Occasionally

Not Applicable

0 – 10lbs

X

10 – 25lbs

X

25 – 50lbs

X

50 –100lbs

X

WORKENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to humid conditions and extreme heat or cold. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Protective equipment may be required.

Continuous

Frequently

Occasionally

Not

Applicable

Hot Weather

X

Cold Weather

X

Wet Weather

X

Exposed to Noise

X

Exposed to High Heat

X

Moving Equipment

X

Working with Others

X

Benefits Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Life Insurance Disability Insurance

410(k) Plan