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Environmental Construction Laborer I

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Company: Engineering/remediation Resources Group

Location: Seattle, WA

Date Posted: August 18, 2014

Source: Engineering/Remediation Resources Group, Inc

Summary:

Perform tasks involving physical labor at buildings, earthwork construction projects, and demolition sites.  May operate hand and power tools of all types, including air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites; dig trenches; excavations support; backfill operations support; decontamination support; traffic control; various fencing install and removal; clean up rubble and debris; and remove hazardous waste materials. May assist other craft workers.  Responsible for set-ups and break downs of project sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
* Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities.
* Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones.
* Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
* Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade ...
Summary:

Perform tasks involving physical labor at buildings, earthwork construction projects, and demolition sites.  May operate hand and power tools of all types, including air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites; dig trenches; excavations support; backfill operations support; decontamination support; traffic control; various fencing install and removal; clean up rubble and debris; and remove hazardous waste materials. May assist other craft workers.  Responsible for set-ups and break downs of project sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
* Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities.
* Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones.
* Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
* Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.
* Position, join, align, and seal structural components, such as concrete wall sections and pipes.
* Measure, mark, and record openings and distances to layout areas where construction work will be performed.
* Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations in accordance with project plans and specifications.
* Build and position forms for pouring concrete, and dismantle forms after use, using saws, hammers, nails, or bolts.
* Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

* One year of industry-related experience.
* Must be able to operate construction tools.
* Must be able to interpret plans, drawings, written instructions, orders and change orders.
* Have basic math and problem solving skills.
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds regularly.
* Must pass drug test and background check.
* Must have dependable transportation and valid driver’s license.
* May be required to travel up to 25% or more of the time to project sites.

Preferred Qualifications:

* 40-Hour HAZWOPER training and 8-Hour HAZWOPER refresher preferred.
* Experience working on military environmental remediation construction projects.
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