Merit Shop Laborer - West Des Moines, IA

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In need of a Laborer to join our growing team in West Des Moines, Iowa. Competitive pay and benefits provided.

Responsible for tasks involving physical labor at building construction projects. May assist other craft workers in their trades and may perform other duties as necessary or required.

Reports to: Foreman

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Duties may include but are not limited to performing physical labor in assistance with jobsite clean-up, using mobile cleaning equipment, rough carpentry, site logistics, material handling, traffic control, signaling, fencing, deck and platform building, protection systems, demo and construction waste areas
  • Reviews jobsite needs with the superintendents and foreman
  • Participate in the activities of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Review project perimeter for security and cleanliness daily
  • May perform fire watch duties as needed
  • Operate equipment such as cleaning equipment
  • Assist with the overall site safety and quality programs as required and ensuring Trade employees/subcontractors compliance with Turner standards and all applicable safety codes, regulations, and jobsite security
  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Display a high level of teamwork, integrity, commitment, and leadership in daily operations


Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings, other structure and building & site cleaning to maintain job site safety
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, maintenance and the ability to determine the appropriate tool need to do the job
  • Must be able to comprehend safety instructions and signage, communicate effectively in emergency situations and understand written safety instructions from tool and equipment manufacturers
  • Valid driver's license preferred


Physical Demands :

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

CONSTANTLY

FREQUENTLY

OCCASSIONALLY

Standing

X

Walking

X

Combined Standing/Walking

X

Sitting

X

Lifting/Lowering/Carrying - Weights

Under 25 lbs

X

25-50 lbs

X

Over 50 lbs

X

Lifting/Lowering/Carrying - Ranges

Reaching above shoulder height

X

Reaching below shoulder height

X

Bending/Twisting neck

X

Bending at waist (forward & sideways)

X

Balancing

X

Pushing/Pulling

X

Squatting

X

Kneeling

X

Climbing

X

Crawling

X

Repetitive Motion

X

Hand / Wrist Flexion - Extension

X

Noise / Dust / Chemical Exposures

X

Confined Space Hazards

X

Working on Heights

X

ADDITIONAL DEMANDS

Vision abilities required include

Close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and focus

Hearing abilities required include

Hearing abilities required with or without the use of an aide

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work daily on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; vehicles, construction equipment; outside weather conditions and uneven work and slippery work surfaces. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.