Site Work Specialists

Summer Laborer Job Description

 

Job Summary

This is a great opportunity to gain experience in site development, excavation, grading, and utilities.  Whether you are looking for a summer job after school, between college semesters, or looking for a starting place for a career, this position’s skill set is continuously increasing by working with an exceptional team that prides itself on doing some of the finest and most challenging projects in this region. 

We also offer year-round, full-time, and benefited positions

Salary

  • Depends on experience
  • Hourly pay/overtime eligible
  • Paid weekly via direct deposit

Essential Functions

  • Retrieve materials
  • Survey staking and assist with site grading
  • Manually shovel materials including, gravel and dirt
  • Maintain clean work area and job site
  • Assist Superintendent, Foreman, and Operators as needed
  • Operate a Bobcat
  • Take direction and accomplish duties outlined by your supervisor and ask questions when you do not understand the task
  • Be dependable to your team: You work as a team and progress as a team
  • Assist with all tasks; even it is below your skill level

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • No education requirements
  • Previous construction experience a plus but not required
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and random employee pool drug/alcohol testing
  • Must have personal transportation to and from job sites, including out-of-town work
  • Must arrive on time to job site fit for duty for required shift and have personal protective equipment (PPE) and necessary tools with you.
  • Attend all safety meetings and maintain safe job site practices following company policy
  • Wear and maintain PPE as directed by supervisor and safety team, including but not limited to hard hats, safety glasses, and high visibility vests
  • Willingness to travel and work out-of-town (for projects that require overnight stays, the company will provide travel, housing, and per diem)
  • Work overtime as required, including some weekends
  • Maintain acceptable personal hygiene
  • Dress appropriately for working conditions
  • Display a positive attitude towards the company, fellow employees, and customers
  • Take direction and accomplish duties outlined by your supervisor and ask questions when you do not understand the task

Required Tools:

Must have required tools listed below within 30 days of hire and bring them with you to the job site as needed:

25’ Tape

Utility Knife

Leather Work Boots

Physical Requirements

  • Able to physically lift heavy materials (up to 75 pounds) frequently throughout the work shift
  • Ability to safely climb up and down ladders
  • Ability to work alone once instructions have been given
  • Able to complete a full day's assignments involving one or more of the following: Standing, bending, stooping, squatting, crawling, climbing, kneeling, balancing, pushing, pulling, reaching overhead, and repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment and any other safety-related equipment
  • Able to work in extreme weather conditions and elements outdoor, including heat, cold, rain, mud, dust, and snow, depending on the job location
  • Able to work a minimum of 8 hours a day, with overtime and off-hour shifts as required

About Our Company

Founded over 20 years ago in Rapid City, SD, Site Work Specialists is an excavation, utility & site construction contractor serving South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, and North Dakota. We specialize in residential and commercial development, building site development, waterlines, excavation, utilities, mass grading, and demolition.

Whether you are new to the construction industry or have previous construction experience, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding career. Site Work Specialists is willing to train you for a challenging and rewarding career. We are looking for safety-conscious, hard-working, and dedicated individuals that take pride in their work to join our exceptional team.

Disclaimer

This document describes the position currently available. It is not an employment contract. Our company reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Site Work Specialists provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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Phone: 605-355-0933
Email: SWSHR@scullconst.com

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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