Civil Helper

Placedo, Texas

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Job Summary : The General Laborer / Helper will perform physical tasks at construction sites, including operating hand and power tools, cleaning and preparing sites, loading and unloading materials, and assisting other skilled labor as needed. The role requires the ability to follow instructions from supervisors, control traffic, and learn from on-the-job training.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Assist equipment operators and other skilled labor when necessary
  • Clean work sites of obstacles and hazards
  • Load and unload materials
  • Follow instructions from supervisors
  • Control traffic passing near, in, or around work zones
  • Learn from on-the-job training
  • Perform site clean-up
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials
  • Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities
  • Load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to appropriate locations
  • Measure, mark, or record openings or distances to layout areas for construction work
  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, or compact and level earth to grade specifications
  • Erect or dismantle temporary structures
  • Provide assistance to craft workers
  • Lubricate, clean, or repair machinery, equipment, or tools

Essential qualifications:
  • Valid driver's license
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Ability to perform physical labor and other strenuous tasks
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Must pass drug screening and background checks
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Civil experience
Working conditions:
  • Work is performed outdoors at construction sites in all weather conditions
  • Frequent lifting, carrying, and moving heavy objects and materials
  • Frequent bending, stooping, and kneeling
  • Frequent standing and walking on uneven surfaces
  • Frequent exposure to loud noise, dust, and fumes
  • Frequent exposure to hazardous materials and sharp objects
Physical requirements:
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb ladders, and work at heights
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Good vision, including depth perception and peripheral vision
  • Good hearing and ability to communicate effectively in a noisy environment.
Palacios Marine & Industrial is an equal opportunity employer prohibiting discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by law. This policy applies to all employment practices, including hiring, promotion, termination, compensation, and training. Hiring decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs.
Associated topics: building information, cad, civil, compute, engineer, environment, structural engineer, structure, technical, water resource
Date Posted: 21 May 2024
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