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Construction Laborer

Company: Ruston Paving Co, Inc.
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

If you are looking for------an innovative company, built on a foundation of teamwork, safety, and excellence, Ruston Paving is for you!We are looking for------someone who is ready to work hard, be a team player, and show up each day with a positive attitude to motivate others! You don't need to be the best. You just have to be willing and eager to learn from our skilled team!Employee BenefitsOur most important asset is our people! When you work for Ruston Paving, we are dedicated to giving you more than just a job. We want to ensure a career with well-rounded benefits for you and your family. With this, we proudly offer a variety of great benefits such as:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account Employer Contributions
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Double Time Saturdays
  • Various Bonus Incentives and Allowances
  • And many more!On the go? You can text to apply!Simply text LABORERRDU to 315-918-PAVE (7283).
    About the CompanyRuston Paving is a commercial and industrial paving construction contractor with offices in New York, Virginia, and North Carolina. Established in 1943, we are a family-oriented company that has been in business for three generations. Our company is capable of all types of asphalt paving projects ranging from minor repairs to major rehabilitation and new construction.
    General Summary of the PositionTeamwork is a major part of every position at Ruston Paving, so it is important to note that, aside from all other listed responsibilities, you must be willing to assist others and be as productive as possible. The paving and grading laborer will perform tasks involving physically demanding labor and may require operation of various hand and power tools. It may also require several cleaning tasks, such as preparing the work site, cleaning up rubble and debris, and removing waste materials.
    Essential FunctionsThe following are a list of essential functions for the position. These are responsibilities that an individual must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • Perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in the preparation and construction of site work and paving projects.
      • Hand shovel, rake, or lute asphalt, aggregate, and dirt into construction area while dispersing and leveling material to desired outcome.
        • Assist in patching and compacting asphalt, aggregate, and dirt.
          • Clean, sweep, excavate and fill holes, trenches and ditches using various hand tools such as shovels, brooms, picks and jackhammers.
            • Load and unload trucks and haul and hoist materials.
              • Material handling inclusive of lifting, relocating, mixing/blending and application of construction materials and supplies for project use and storage.
                • Maintain a clean jobsite by picking up all tools/equipment and securing the job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.
                  • Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
                    • All other duties as assigned.
                      Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesAlthough experience on construction sites or in a similar setting is a plus, you do not have to be an expert to succeed with us! Our skilled team is eager to teach you everything you need to know to have a safe and eventful working experience with Ruston Paving. Here are some things we are looking for in a good candidate:
                      • Excitement and motivation for the workday ahead.
                        • Professionalism and willingness to take direction and constructive criticism in the field.
                          • Prioritizes the safety of every individual on the job site.
                            • Expresses a genuine interest in the thoughts, opinions, and needs of coworkers and customers.
                              • Some knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials and supplies used in construction work.
                                • General knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
                                  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely. Ruston Paving does not tolerate short cuts in safety.
                                    • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.
                                      • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
                                        • Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.
                                          • Ability to meet attendance standards with dependability and consistency.
                                            • Ability to perform job requirements in adverse field and weather conditions.
                                              Education and Experience
                                              • Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work as described.
                                                • Valid in-state driver's license (or the ability to obtain said license) is preferred.
                                                  Additional Requirements and Benefits
                                                  • Employee shifts start and end at the local division office/shop. Transportation to and from the job site is provided.
                                                    • We pride ourselves on our clean appearance on every job site! Laundered uniforms and personal protective equipment are provided and must be worn in accordance with the company policy.
                                                      • Although it does not occur very often, projects may require out of town overnight stays. Per diem pay is offered when these projects occur.
                                                        • We provide double time pay for weekend work.
                                                          • Employees may be sent to other facility locations and operations to perform duties as required.
                                                            Physical Requirements and Working ConditionsThe safety of our employees is the most important focus every day! The following context is 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.)
                                                            • Employees are regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Noise level is generally loud.
                                                              • Employees are regularly required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
                                                                • Employees may occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 lbs.
                                                                  • Must be able to quickly move arms and legs.
                                                                    • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
                                                                      • Excellent stamina is required.
                                                                        Conditions of EmploymentAll job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a negative pre-employment drug screen and certain background checks which, unless prohibited by applicable law, may include criminal history checks, employment verification, education verification, DMV checks, and fingerprinting.
                                                                        DisclaimersThis description is not meant to cover every part of the position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities are subject to change any time with or without notice.
                                                                        Ruston Paving provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: Ruston Paving Co, Inc., Durham , Construction Laborer, Professions , Durham, North Carolina

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