POSITION TITLE: Construction Laborer DEPARTMENT: Technical Services
POSITION CODE: 21-150 FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None EMPLOYEE CLASS: AFSCME
POSITION REPORTS TO: Technical Services Supervisor, Construction Project Manager, Concrete Technicians
BLS COMPARABLE: 47-2061.00 Construction Laborers
Leadership: Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,
and provision of feedback.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
POSITION PURPOSE: Provide manual labor support for concrete technicians to ensure the safety and quality of transportation for City of Enid residents.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma of general education degree (GED); or six months to one year related experience and or/training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES: Class B CDL within one year of employment date.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Building and Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of highways and roads.
SKILLS/ABILITIES: Working knowledge of operating various hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists.
Ability to operate a backhoe, skid steer, and front end loader.
Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to assist and support others.
Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines.
FINGER DEXTERITY: Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.
VISUAL ABILITIES: Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: PDC Level: Heavy Employee lifts/carries 50 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times a day). Requires a push/pull exertion of force of 100 lbs frequently. Heavy physical activity required performing strenuous daily activities. Prolonged kneeling; frequent bending and squatting. Periodic shoveling requiring lifting from ground to waist to shoulder.
LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.
MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS: Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other personnel.
May be required to work nights and weekends during snow and ice events, 10-12 hours.
Early morning or night time hours could be required for work that would need to be done in high traffic areas, very limited.
WORK CONDITIONS: Outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions (for instance, rain, sun, snow, wind, etc.)
Noise level: Very loud. Hearing protection required.
Other work conditions: Occasional work near moving mechanical parts.
3-5 years’ experience.
5+ years’ experience.
Specialized vocational training or additional coursework in related field.
Associate’s Degree or equivalent in related field.
Ability to fill in concrete technicians on short-term basis.
Ability to fill in concrete technicians on an extended term basis.
Valid CPR Certification.
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In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations. I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description.
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