Pipe Crew Foreman/Operator, Heavy Equipment Operators, Pipelayers/General Laborers

Kersten Construction
Gretna, NE Full-time
Posted on August 25, 2019

Immediate Construction Positions Available

Kersten Construction

  • Pipe Crew Foreman/Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Operators
  • Pipelayers/General Laborers
  • Precast Laborers

Job Summary:

These positions are responsible for performing tasks involving physical labor at commercial construction projects.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

• Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in heavy construction projects including placing concrete, measuring distances, bolting and nailing, applying caulking compounds and grinding, sanding and polishing.
• Loads, unloads and distributes building materials, excavates ditches and footings, erects and disassembles scaffolding, and prepares forms.
• Demolishes concrete with jackhammer, demolishes framing with saws and wrecking bars and removes from Jobsite.
• Lifts and moves materials to and from Jobsite and positions at correct locations.
• Backfills, compacts and levels earth to proper grade with hand and power tools.
• Builds and positions forms for placing concrete and dismantles forms after use using saws, hammers, nails or bolts.
• Maintains a clean job site: pick up all tools and equipment, clean up rubble and debris and remove waste materials, and secure job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.
• Operates a variety of electric and pneumatic hand tools
• Assists other craft workers
• Conforms with all safety rules and uses all appropriate safety equipment
• Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed bringing problems to the attention of the Superintendent
• Conforms with and abides by all company regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.
• Performs other duties as required and assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

• Basic knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings
• Basic knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
• Ability to understand, follow and transmit verbal instructions in English
• Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance
• Ability to identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
• Skills in manual dexterity, including to quickly move hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects
• Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely
• Ability to hear warning horns and backup warnings
• Attention to detail skills and thorough in completing work tasks
• Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials
• Ability to use hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things
• Ability to lift 35-40 pounds consistently and 70 pounds occasionally with assistance; proper lifting techniques required
• Ability to stand for long periods of time - approximately 95-100% of time on the job is spent standing up
• Ability to travel to and from job site as required

Experience and Education:*

• Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.
• Experience in the construction industry preferred
• Equivalent education and experience will be considered

Salary & Benefits:

• Competitive wages based on experience
• Group Health/Dental
• Employer contributed 401k.

*Pre-employment drug screen.* Equal Opportunity Employer