Heavy Highway Construction Laborer

Colas - Syracuse, NY (30+ days ago)3.9

The road to your future starts with Barrett Industries
Since 1854, Barrett Industries has been a leader in providing infrastructure solutions throughout the United States. Through our subsidiary companies, including Barrett Paving Materials Inc., we serve everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Barrett Industries Corporation is an infrastructure construction holding company with a vertically integrated value chain including quarries, sand and gravel operations, asphalt cement storage terminals, hot mix asphalt plants, trucking, asphalt emulsions, asphalt paving, and pavement preservation.
Barrett Paving Materials Inc. upholds the highest standards of Safety, Environmental Stewardship, and Ethical Conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer’s needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. We operate through various companies in the Northeast and the Midwest. We are strong, stable, and growing.
“We Build the Roads You Travel”

Responsibilities : Work directly with the crew foreman. The laborer is responsible for performing various activities with limited supervision and direction including but not limited to, shooting grades, formwork, layout, maintenance & protection of traffic, pipe, stone, asphalt installation.
Always adhere to safety regulations and company safety policies.
Help foreman to identify hazards associated with daily activities.
Be directly involved in safety meetings (project safety kickoff meeting, weekly tool box talks and Daily Huddles).
Watch out for other team members as well as him/herself at all times.
Ensure that all proper PPE is being worn at appropriate times.
Accountable for his or her actions (positive or negative)
Perform daily activities within client specifications.
Inform foreman of any issues or problems which he/she may encounter.
Assist foreman with any development or cross training within the crew.
Involved in ensuring quality work is being performed.
Have the knowledge and skill set to perform quality operations.
Have a good knowledge of materials, methods and tools involved.
Assist foreman with determining type of tools & equipment needed
Have proper certifications if needed on specific projects (OSHA, Flagger Certification, competent person …).
Ability to take direction from supervisor and manually complete the task with minimal supervision.
Ability to understand when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong (recognize there is a problem or may be a problem).
Knowledge to perform routine maintenance on minor equipment.
Ability to communicate information with others on the crew.
Positive skill set & willingness to take on additional responsibilities & assisting the foreman.
Proficient & familiar with total operational objectives of the task at hand.
Work as a team member & produce the work in a timely & efficient manner.
Willingness to work as integral part of the crew.
Positive attitude and ability to work with others.
Maintain close communication with foreman & other crew members.
Willingness to assist foreman in teaching crew members and sharing knowledge.
Working in a positive manner in order to achieve tasks throughout the shift.
Ability to communicate issues and assist in solving them

No minimum education required
Valid driver’s license.
Willingness to become certified if needed.
OSHA 10 Hr. training a plus but not required at time of hire (if hired company will train).
Flagger Certification a plus but not required at time of hire (if hired company will train)
Ability to recognize safety issues.
Good communication skills.
Willingness to work as a team and share knowledge.
Ability to deal with clients & inspection staff in a professional manner.
Ability to follow directions.
Willingness to learn.
Problem solving skills.

Physical Requirements:
Work Place Values/Requirements:
Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here . For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here.
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