General Laborer - Construction - Jacksonville

Location: Jacksonville, NC

Industry: Construction

Job Type: Temp

Posted: 08/21/2019

Job Ref Code: 37-81-2175

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Your Job

Are you a quick learner who’s good at performing a variety of tasks? Can you be ready to work at a different worksite from one day to the next? Do you prioritize the safety of your co-workers and yourself? Well if you have any of these skills, interests, and abilities in you, then we’d love to talk to you about a great opportunity as a General Laborer.

Your Day


The job responsibilities may include the following:

  • Manually moving freight, stock, or other materials.
  • Cleaning and preparing a job site as well as loading and delivering materials.
  • Using a variety of tools and equipment such as blowtorches, forklifts, levels, lifts, power drills, grinders, saws, pressure washers, and water spraying equipment.
  • Setting up and taking down ladders, scaffolding, and other temporary structures.
  • Helping carpenters, masons, and other specialized contractors.
  • Controlling traffic at road construction sites, setting up markers, cones and barricades as well as flagging vehicles to control traffic flow.
  • Working outdoors in all kinds of weather or indoors without heating or air conditioning.
  • Safety training and certification for handling dangerous substances, like lead, asbestos, and other chemicals.
  • Completing on-the-job training programs, working with a mentor, and learning basic job and safety principles.
  • Adhering to safety standards and maintaining safe storage areas.
  • Ensuring the machines, equipment, and components receive proper cleaning and maintenance.
  • Obtaining required technical knowledge to use various tools or computerized machines.
  • Carrying or lifting heavy objects as well as squatting, kneeling, bending, or crawling in awkward positions.

You will also need to:
  • Have physical strength, hand-eye coordination, endurance, depth perception, and the ability to concentrate on job responsibilities.
  • Be continually attentive and mindful of your surroundings to keep yourself and co-workers safe.
  • Be able to understand and communicate information. English language is also essential.
  • Wear protective equipment/gear as necessary (glove, eye-wear, hard-hat, steel-toes, etc.)

Your Gain


What you may gain while on the job:

  • Staying active — This job will keep you busy and constantly moving throughout the day.
  • Communication skills — provide information and coordinating with supervisors, co-workers, and external partners to carry out job logistics and daily responsibilities.
  • Learning opportunity — a chance to pick up a wide variety of useful skills.
  • Teaching & mentoring skills — helping train and prepare new employees for the job.
  • Rewarding career — opportunities for advancement to supervisory or management roles.

Your Experience

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1249-C Hargett Street

Jacksonville, NC

910-333-8591

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