Laborer - Kensington

Location: Juneau, Alaska
Date Posted: 07-24-2017
Job Title:
Laborer
SOC code:
47-2061
FLSA Classification:
Non-exempt
Department/Location:
Operations/Kensington
Reports to:
Project Manager
 
Status:
Full Time, Temporary
EEO-1:
Laborers and Helpers
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Normal work schedules are 12-hour days, 7 days a week.  Days and hours vary based on project schedules, locations and workload. Mandatory overtime based on seasonal workload and remote work settings.
 
Approved by: Elmer Degerlund                                                   Revised: 07/24/17

EEO Statement:
 
Alaska Aggregate Products LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**
Summary:
The construction laborer performs tasks involving physical labor at heavy construction projects.  The position may operate a variety of hand and power tools and may clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove waste materials. The position may assist other craft workers.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in mining/heavy construction projects
  • Operate light machinery and equipment/hand tools as required in a safe and efficient way.
  • Operate basic hand tools such as saws, shovels, rakes, etc.
  • Operate basic power tools such as plate compactors, snow blowers, etc.
  • Maintains a clean job site: picks up all tools and equipment and secures job site each day to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Provide manual labor assistance on various tasks and assignments
  • Use hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources.
  • Comply with Company and customer policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Dispose of garbage according to set policies and procedures
  • Report any damage immediately to supervisor 
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site.
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures
 
Supervisory Responsibilities: None.
 
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 
 
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum:
  • A valid driver license
  • 6 months of prior experience as a laborer
  • MSHA certification preferred
Preferred:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
 
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • knowledge of safe operation of basic hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures.
  • Knowledge of and ability maintain equipment and follow related procedures
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member successfully
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to meet project schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing
  
Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP    
1-10% of the work day = Rare 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
11-33% of the work day = Occasional 67-100% of the work day = Constant
 
Sitting Frequent Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Constant
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Occasionally
Crawling Frequent Talking Occasionally
Climbing Frequent Hearing Occasionally
Balancing Occasionally Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasionally Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying 10 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  

Working Conditions:
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS CHECK (If Present) COMMENTS
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X  
2. Extreme Cold X  
3. Extreme Heat X  
4. Wet and/or Humid X Will experience Rain/Snow/Ice on location
5. Noise X Frequent noise from equipment.
6. Vibration X Occasional normal equipment vibration.
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X Possible diesel fumes.
INHERENT HAZARDS    
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X  
9. Electric Shock    
10. High, Exposed Places    
11. Radiant Energy    
 
12. Explosives    
 
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals    
 
14. Other Risks X Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments
 
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