CONSTRUCTION - EXCAVATION LABORER

Gregory Pacific Corp. | Salem, OR, United States

Posted Date 5/13/2022
Description

CONSTRUCTION - EXCAVATION LABORER

COMPANY PROFILE

Gregory Pacific Corp. is a small excavation and underground utility company with approximately 12 employees.  We perform mostly commercial work in the Portland/Vancouver area but for the next year we will be working on a large project in Lebanon, Oregon. We have been in business since 1990 and have long-standing relationships with many general contractors. Our employees work full-time and year-round, with opportunities for overtime and occasional prevailing wage rates. Minimal to no travel required. We offer a small-company environment with lots of independence and the potential to modify your job description to match your skill set.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The CONSTRUCTION – EXCAVATION LABORER is an integral part of the excavation crew.  They work closely with the heavy equipment operators to assist in the excavation and underground utility installation process.  The laborer will perform manual labor with opportunities to learn additional skills such as pipe laying and heavy equipment operation.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Pre-employment and random drug screening that includes Marijuana
  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Good driving record
  • Reliable transportation
  • Punctuality
  • Positive attitude
  • Good work ethic
  • Willingness to work outside year-round

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Willingness to take direction and follow instructions
  • Ability to learn new skills and remember processes
  • Experience using power and hand tools
  • Physically fit with a willingness to work hard
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Communicate effectively
  • CDL A a plus

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set and check grade
  • Shovel and grade trenches
  • Assist with pipe laying
  • Operate plate compactor or jumping jack to compact rock and soil
  • Safely operate power and hand tools
  • Assist with traffic control
  • Other manual labor as needed
  • Maintain and be responsible for individual tools
  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance on equipment 
  • Perform construction duties as part of a team
  • Work efficiently to meet strict deadlines
  • Adhere to workplace safety and environmental practices
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and other contractors

 

PAY

  • $19 - $28 per hour

SCHEDULE

  • 8-hour shifts
  • Monday to Friday

BENEFITS

  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Pediatric dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Paid time off
  • Bonuses

COMPANY ADVANTAGES

  • Year-round work
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Prevailing wage opportunities
  • Little to no travel required
  • Upward mobility
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