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Construction Laborer - Savannah, GA

Location: 

Savannah, GA, US, 31415

Company:  Preferred Materials - Asphalt

 

Job ID:  129885

 

Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division, part of Oldcastle Materials South Division of Companies, is the leader in production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, and, with a team of skilled contracting professionals, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division also offers design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with offices throughout Florida and in Savannah, Georgia, and Hardeeville, South Carolina, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division performs asphalt paving, grading, and related roadway services.  Our employees make Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division a great place to work.  We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.

Job Description Summary 
The selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers. 
 

·  Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task. 
 

·  Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment. 
 

·  Report any problems to your manager. 
 

·  Assist construction / paving crew with various duties such as; shoveling and raking and running wheelbarrow. 
 

·  Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment and movement of materials. 
 

·  Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or job site. 
 

·  May be called upon to run small power tools such as jack hammer. 
 

·  Dig, spread and level construction materials. 
 

·  Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies. 
 

·  Assist in the placement, moving and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones and other traffic control devices. 
 

·  Perform other duties as assigned. 
 


Work Requirements 
The ideal candidate will: 
·  Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. 
·  Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical. 
·  Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document. 
·  Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times. 
·  Report to work at the designated start time. 
·  Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required. This work is for a portable asphalt constrction crew. 
·  Be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary. 
·  Be able to work overtime when required. 
·  Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold. 
·  Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook. 
·  Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 
·  Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. 

 

·  Must be able to complete safe driver training, possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
·   Have a MVR that meets company standards. 

·  Be at least age 18 years of age due to nature of working environment. 

Education/Experience 
·  Minimum high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. 
·  Previous related experience in construction field is preferred. 

 

Shift differential may apply

 

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle Materials South Division is a part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., the third-largest aggregates and ready mixed concrete producer, and the number one asphalt producer in the United States.  The South Division consists of three regions:  Appalachian Materials, Midsouth Materials & Preferred Materials.  Companies operate in the states of Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, with limited operations in Georgia and South Carolina.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Oldcastle Materials, South Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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