Bridges-Structures Laborer

Wilmington, NC posted on April 4

Operating since 1983, Smith-Rowe has grown from one-crew into a multifaceted team. Our services range from civil infrastructure projects in highway construction such as bridge demolition and bridge construction to grading, utilities, retaining and sound walls, signage, rock crushing, and logging.

Our company stands on the basic values of integrity, honesty, honor, commitment, and respect for our customers and our employees.   We offer a great benefits package, so if you are a hardworking, skilled individual and you don’t mind getting your hands dirty, you will fit right in!

Position Overview:  The position of a Bridges/Structures Laborer is an entry level position and assists with building formwork, pouring concrete, installation of reinforcing steel, installation of anchor bolts, and the erection of support structures in construction.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Assists in building and assembling wood forms and form systems
•Assists in mixing, pouring, grading and finishing concrete
•Assist with flagging
•Able to use hand tools such as a hammer, shovels, chainsaws, drills, hydraulic tools, et.

Education and/or Experience:

•High School education or equivalent preferred
•Ability to read and understand construction plans, preferred
•Experience in bridge construction preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

•Ability to understand and follow oral instructions; communicate with supervisors, co-workers and the public effectively
•Able to comply with all safety policies and procedures and OSHA regulations
•Able to comply with all company policies and procedures
•Ability to travel and work overtime when required
•Must have a strong work ethic
•Valid driver’s license, preferred
•Must be able to pass a pre-employment and random drug screen

Physical Demands:  The physical demands below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

•Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
•Able to stand, kneel, squat, bend, push, pull, climb, stretch, see, and hear regularly while performing the essential functions of the job
•Able to push and pull with hands and arms and move repetitively
•Able to be alert and cognitive of multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including awareness of other employees, subcontractors, machinery, equipment, and moving traffic when applicable
•Coordination between hand, eyes, feet to guide tools, equipment and objects is required
•Able walk and work on uneven terrain

Environmental Working Conditions

•All work is performed outside in all types of various weather (i.e. heat, cold, wind, sun, and inclement weather, etc.)).
•Exposure to all elements of nature
•Exposure to all types of terrain
•Exposure to noises of construction site

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Paid Employee Medical Insurance Premiums
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Short Term Disability
  • Accident Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Vacation
  • Holidays