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Northeast Paving Asphalt Laborer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 533228POSTED ON BEHALF OF NORTHEAST PAVINGGeneral DescriptionNortheast Paving is seeking Asphalt Laborers. Previous experience working with hot mix asphalt or in road construction, is preferred, though training will be provided for the right candidate. Please, see key duties below for detailed descriptions of common tasks. This is a great opportunity to learn and grow in the road construction and asphalt paving industry. This is a seasonal position with full time hours and overtime pay for hourly employees.Key DutiesAsphalt Laborers will be expected to carry out a wide range of tasks which may include:Raking AsphaltDumping trucksOperating some machinery, such as tractor broomShoveling, sweeping, and using a wheelbarrowMust be able to work nights and weekends when requiredQualification RequirementsGeneral. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and Experience. This position is an entry-level role and requires minimal experience in the asphalt industryHigh school diploma or equivalentDriver.and.#39;s license (preferred)Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an Asphalt Laborer to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.Occasionally work with hands extended overhead, sometimes in conjunction with the operation of power tools or hand tools involved in cleaning.Ability to lift at least 50 pounds individually and up to 90 pounds with assistance.Manual dexterity to push a wheelbarrow, use hand tools, such as, shovel, rake, pick-axe, and to form proper hand signals for dumping trucksFrequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.Must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely.Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that an Asphalt Laborer will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, commonly found in road construction.Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found in road construction or near equipment, such as, grease, diesel fuel, gasoline, and asphalt.Employee regularly works near heavy equipment, moving machinery, and near traffic.Demonstrates Safety 1st. It is important for members of the Northeast Paving team to be actively involved in their own safety, while being considerate of fellow employees.Assess work environment for possible hazards and makes sure training is adequate to perform work.Has proper personal protective equipment and tools, uses them appropriately for the given task.Speaks up if seeing an unsafe actIdentifies and turns in near miss reportsAsks for help, when needed, to perform tasks safely.Considers if there is a safer way to perform work and communicates.Company BenefitsMedical .and.amp; Vision InsuranceDental InsuranceBasic Life and AD.and.amp;D InsuranceShort Term DisabilityVoluntary Term LifeLong Term DisabilitySick LeavePaid Vacation .and.amp; Holiday Pay401(k) PlanAdditional Benefits