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Grading Crew Laborer - Lakeland, MN

Lakeland, MN, US, 55043

Minnesota Paving & Materials

 

Job ID:  381719

 

Minnesota Paving and Materials, a CRH company has grown from four small, family local companies, to one, strong and leveraged leading supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and paving and construction services throughout the state of Minnesota and surrounding areas. With operations going back to 1861, we boast a remarkably long history of success in the Minnesota aggregate and asphalt industry.

 

Position Overview

The Grading Crew Laborer position is responsible for performing various duties on construction and/or paving projects. The employee will generally work in utility capacity by transferring from one task to another where demands are required.  The career field for “Construction Laborer” includes, but may not be limited to, the following positions: Laborer, General Laborer, Flagging, and Paving Laborer.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.  Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.
  • Assist construction/paving crew with various duties such as: shoveling, raking, or manually assisting in removal or placement of, asphalt, concrete, earth, and aggregate, running wheelbarrow, safely backing/dumping trucks into paver or grading equipment, flagging or spotting, and potholing for underground utilities.
  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and materials with shovel.
  • Follow direction of Foreman as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite.
  • May be called upon to run small power tools such as jack hammer, and saws for cutting asphalt or concrete.
  • Digs, spreads, and levels construction materials.
  • Lifts, carries and holds material, tools and supplies.
  • Assists in the placement, moving and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones and other traffic control devices.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. Shifts may include durations longer than eight (8) hours, nights, weekends, and inclement weather.
  • Other duties as may be assigned. 
     

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

           Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or General Education Degree GED is preferred.
  • Previous related experience in the construction field.

           

           Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid DOT Medical Card
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.
     
    Knowledge/Skill Requirements
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in construction and paving.
  • Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.
  • CDL preferred but not required.

 

Physical Requirements

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.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
  • May require the following for extended periods of time: sitting, standing, walking, crawling, kneeling, bending, and reaching with hands and arms above their shoulders. 
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Able to climb ladders and to work at heights.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to exert 10-20 lbs. constantly to move objects, 25-50 lbs. of force frequently, and 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally. The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment.

 

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Minnesota Paving and Materials, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Jul 1, 2022


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