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Laborer

Job type:Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Description:

Individuals who fill this position must abide by the Ryan safety policies and procedures and set a good example for both Ryan and Subcontractor employees. He or she must be able to work productively with others or independently.  The individual must be able to follow instructions and complete their assigned tasks in a timely manner with the best workmanship possible. This individual must be able to communicate with their Foreman or Superintendent when circumstances that affect completion of their assigned tasks have changed. Individuals must abide by the start and end times for breaks and always keep their Foreman or Superintendent informed if they will be late or absent from work.

Duties:  In addition to the normal activities a Laborer performs during the various phases of a project, a Laborer is also required to assist with the activities listed below:

• Grout columns.

• General clean-up of site, building organization.

• Stage materials out ahead of carpenter crews.

• Track small tools used and store appropriately at the end of the workday. Inspect tools for safe working condition. Tag and turn in any damaged equipment.

• Dewatering.

• Dust control.

• Assist with cycling of trash containers. Set up and relocate temporary heating, cooling, humidification and dehumidification equipment. Assist with material and equipment staging for maximum efficiency.

• Light demolition work.

• Assist in enforcing and be an example of Ryan safety policies and procedures. Familiarize one’s self with the emergency procedures for the project they are on. Assist with directing traffic and clearing the path in the event of an emergency.

• Individuals must abstain from, avoid, and report any form of harassment to their supervisor.

Starting salary:
Pay range varies per region. National minimum salary starts at $14.97 per hour (non-union wage).

Company benefits:
Most Laborers are hired through a union, and they are eligible for benefits appropriate for the area union.

High school courses important to the position:
Math: Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry Science: Physics English: Composition

Training, certifications, or degree needed to qualify for the position:
? Retain a valid driver?s license. ? Pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and subsequent random and post-accident drug and alcohol testing. ? Successful completion of union required training programs (if applicable). ? Be in good standing with union (if applicable).

Specific skills that your business recognizes as fundamental to employment (life skills):
? Ability to work productively alone or with others. ? Problem-solving abilities. ? Communicate effectively. ? Work efficiently and effectively. ? Be self-motivated. ? Ability to make sound decisions. ? Must be able to remain calm during stressful situations and work through any challenges or issues which may arise. ? Must be able to know when to ask for help when a job task exceeds their skills or abilities.

Advancement opportunities in the company:
Career advancement opportunities in the company are available for employees. They vary depending on individuals, business, and team needs.

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