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Construction Laborer - Inland Asphalt & Concrete (Spokane, WA)

Spokane, WA, US, 99216

Inland Asphalt Co North

 

Job ID:  286763

 

Inland Asphalt Co., a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  

 

Position Overview

The Construction Laborer is responsible for safely performing a variety of construction duties to assist the highway, utility, and grade crews or at various on-site plant locations. This position involves various manual tasks. Work will be performed per the supervisor's instruc­tion, free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs. 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently by utilizing equipment within its designed parameters. 
  • Operate ground compactors, level out and rake dirt, set string markers, and remove items within the area to be paved.
  • Set up fencing, barricades, and/or safety cones to block off the work area as needed.
  • Prepare manhole covers, openings and water lines. May insert risers as needed.
  • Walk behind paver machine to shovel and rake asphalt as it is applied to the ground. Level out asphalt with rake and use shovel to dig out manhole covers and water valve boxes that are buried by the asphalt.
  • May assist with operating equipment as needed and if trained including paver, roller, backhoe, water truck, front end loader, excavator, backhoe, skidsteer, etc.
  • Use various equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Pick up and/or deliver construction materials at job site locations. 
  • Perform job site clean-up.
  • Assist with flagging and traffic control as needed.
  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.
  • Keep all tools and equipment cleaned and maintained.
  • Keep time and material records.
  • Travel to and from various locations.
  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.
  • Take action to avoid potential hazards or obstructions.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned to meet business needs.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required.
  • Previous related experience in the construction field is a plus.

 

Work Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.
  • Must be able to pass physical fitness and agility test.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license. 
  • Must be a member of local Laborers Union #238, or able to join within 30 days of hire.

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

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

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

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

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

Inland Asphalt Co is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date Posted:  May 22, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Spokane

Job Segment: Construction, Laborer, Labor, General Labor, Equipment Operator, Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing