Laborer

Laborer

Hensel Phelps | Austin, TX, 78703, US
Salary Range:$32,000 – $38,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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Description

**Description**

**Any Employment Offers are Contingent Upon Successful Completion of the Following:**

+ Verification of Work Authorization and Employment Eligibility

+ Substance Abuse Screening

+ Physical Exam (if applicable)

+ Background Checks for Badging/Security Clearances (if applicable)

**About Hensel Phelps:**

Founded in 1937, Hensel Phelps specializes in building development, construction and facility services in markets ranging from aviation to government, commercial, transportation, critical facilities, healthcare and transportation. Ranked #1 in aviation and #12 overall general contractor in 2021 by ENR, Hensel Phelps is one of the largest employee-owned general contractors in the country. Driven to deliver EXCELLENCE in all we do and supported by our core values of Ownership, Integrity, Builder, Diversity and Community-Hensel Phelps brings our clients' visions to life with a comprehensive approach that begins with innovative planning and extends throughout the life of the property.

**Position Description:**

Laborers have general responsibility to provide support and assistance to the other skilled crafts working on the project. Laborers provide support for the form carpenters and for the concrete operation in general, ironworkers/rodbusters involved in installing reinforcing steel, and masons involved in the installation of block and brickwork.

**Position Qualifications:**

+ High School Diploma or GED.

+ Valid Driver's License.

+ Follow safe work practices in accordance with the Hensel Phelps safety and health program.

+ Experience with a wide variety of construction machinery.

+ Knowledge of maintenance of various construction equipment.

+ Must be able to take initiative and ask questions.

+ Possess a keen attention to detail and be able to follow instructions.

+ Workers must provide their own safety footwear.

+ Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers and stakeholders.

+ Strong mathematical reasoning and quantitative skills.

+ Must be reliable and punctual. This includes having reliable transportation and consistent work attendance.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

+ Experienced in construction layout, blueprint reading and shop drawing reading.

+ OSHA 10 Certification.

+ CPR & First Aid Certification.

**Essential Duties:**

+ Preparation of areas for the placement of concrete involves final excavation of dirt and rock and fine grading for floor slabs. This work involves shoveling for extended periods of time.

+ Assembly of concrete forms, laborers are required to lift form prefabricated metal form panels and assist in their placement.

+ Handle the concrete bucket suspended from a crane that transfers the concrete from the concrete truck to the placement area. After the concrete is poured from the bucket, laborers muck the concrete in slabs to spread it evenly.

+ After the concrete has cured, the laborers assist in stripping the concrete forms and transporting them for storage.

+ Assist concrete finishers in moving power trowels and power screeds used to finish the concrete surface.

+ Support of block masons installing masonry work by handling and transporting bags of cement, lime, sand, and grout. This includes stocking blocks and bricks.

+ Assist carpenters in handling and setting door frames. This entails transporting the door frames from the storage area to the work areas and stacking the door frames where needed.

+ Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools. Distribute site materials to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications. Responsible for ensuring that all materials are properly distributed, and the site is swept and well maintained.

+ Promote a safe work environment and communicate jobsite hazards. This includes helping to secure the jobsite at the end of business each day and verifying that all site materials are properly stored.

**Benefits:**

Hensel Phelps provides generous benefits for our full-time employees. This position is eligible for company-paid medical insurance, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment, long-term disability, 401(K) retirement plan, and our employee assistance program (EAP). Hensel Phelps also believes in the importance of taking time to recharge. As a result, employees are eligible for paid time off beginning upon hire.

**Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer:**

Hensel Phelps is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Hensel Phelps shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, domestic partner status, pregnancy, disability, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)