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Req ID: 7747
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Division: Turner
Project Location(s): FOREST CITY NC US , 28043
CHARLOTTE NC US , 28209
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved: None/Not Specified
Job Type: Full Time
Job Classification:  Experienced
Education: No Degree/Diploma 
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Not Specified
 
Position Description:

Perform tasks involving physical labor at building construction projects. May operate hand and power tools of all types. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble and debris. May assist other craft workers in their trades.

**Candidates must live within 40 miles to Forest City, NC  or Charlotte, NC

**Successful passing of a criminal background check and drug screen required for employment

 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Power washing

  • Light carpentry

  • Mop, brush, or spread paints, cleaning solutions or other compounds over surfaces to clean them or to provide protection.

  • Operate jackhammers and drills to break up concrete or pavement.

  • Place, consolidate, and protect case-in-place concrete or masonry structures.

  • Position, join, align, and seal structural components, such as concrete wall sections and pipes.

  • Shovel cement and other materials into portable cement mixers; and mix, pour, and spread concrete.

  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.

  • Smooth and finish freshly poured cement or concrete, using floats, trowels, screeds, or powered cement finishing tools.

  • Spray materials through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.

  • Tend machines that pump materials through spray-guns for application to ceilings and walls.

  • Tend pumps, compressors, and generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment.

  • Lubricate, clean, and repair machinery, equipment, and tools.

  • Apply caulking compounds by hand or using caulking guns.

  • Build and position forms for pouring concrete, and dismantle forms after use, using saws, hammers, nails, or bolts.

  • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.

  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.

  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, and other temporary structures.

  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.

  • Mix ingredients to create compounds for covering or cleaning surfaces.

  • Provide assistance to craft workers, such as carpenters and concrete finishers.

  • Demolish structures and salvage useful materials.

  • May perform other duties as necessary or required.


 
Qualifications
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings and other structure.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Safe use of power tools such as saws, drills, planes, sanders, routers and grinders.
  • Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. 

 


 
Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer —minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.  
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