14 Sep
Construction Laborer/Operator
Iowa, Des moines , 50301 Des moines USA

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Operate trucks and support equipment for construction process

Work with and assist the construction crew on digging ditches and trenches using a variety of materials, tools and equipment

Perform routine inspection and maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or repairs to crew director

Keep equipment maintained and cleaned

Perform all duties while complying to all applicable safety standards

Frequent contact with the public requiring courtesy, discretion and sound judgment

Frequently move equipment and materials to and from job site

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations

Working knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in construction of rural water lines

Ability to perform heavy manual tasks under varying weather conditions

Skill and operation of appropriate tools and equipment

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions

Ability to observe proper safety precautions

REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

Class A CDL, with appropriate endorsements

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL ABILITIES/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodations

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and smell

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

The noise level in the work environment us usually loud

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places, is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, chemicals and risks of electrical shock


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