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Turner Construction

Laborer Foreman-Greenville/Spartanburg

Construction and Extraction


Full Time

On Site


Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

Job family: Trades
Job title: Laborer
Reports to: Superintendent, Project Executive, and Trades Manager
Level: 1, 2, 3, 4

Position Description:

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Duties may include but are not limited to performing physical labor in assistance with jobsite clean-up, rough carpentry, site logistics, fencing, deck and platform building, protection systems, and construction waste areas.
Communicate effectively in emergency situations
Follow written safety instructions from tool and equipment manufacturers.
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.
May operate equipment such as forklifts, backhoe, skidsteer, excavator, compactors, and construction hoist.
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 travel and accommodate night and weekend work as needed.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Display a high level of teamwork, integrity, commitment, and leadership in daily operations.
Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.
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.

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
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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electric shock. The noise in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee is required to work in compliance with company safety policies, procedures, and applicable laws.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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

Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings and other structure.
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