END DATE October 08, 2016

Skilled General Labor

Western Specialty Contractors - Charlotte, NC

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  • Company
    Western Specialty Contractors Western Specialty Contractors
  • Location
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
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Job Description


With supervision, assists the various crafts workers in the performance of their work within a particular construction work area and in accordance with generally accepted standards of the craft.


* May mix cement, using hoe or concrete mixing machine.

* Load, transport, unload and furnish experienced craft worker with materials, tools, equipment and supplies.

* Clean work area and restock supplies and materials as necessary.

* Rigging of mobile and stationary scaffolding on structures in accordance with corporate guidelines.

* May assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of materials and workpieces during installation.

* May perform minor maintenance or cleaning activities of journeyman's tools and equipment.

* Perform other routine duties as directed by supervisor.

* May remove rough or defective spots from concrete using grinder, hammer, and/or chisel. May patch holes.


Workers should be able to:

* Follow specific directions; perform a variety of duties which may often change; work within standards of accuracy; repeat tasks of short duration according to a set procedure; evaluate information using measurable standards.

* Identify existing and predictable hazards to work surroundings, including working conditions that are unsanitary, hazardous or dangerous to employees and immediately report same to direct supervisor.

* Must be able to demonstrate sufficient reading, writing and math skills to comprehend and explain company safety policies and material instruction.

* Communicates effectively with fellow workers.

* Physically, workers must be able to stand or walk for long periods; lift and carry materials weighing 50 pounds or more; climb ladders, scaffolds and other objects carrying tools and equipment; and see (naturally or with correction).

* An ability to work at heights, extreme temperatures and to wear company's safety equipment is essential.

* Possess skills required to perform concrete and/or masonry restoration tasks including concrete patching, tuckpointing, brick replacement, caulking is preferred.

* Practical construction experience preferred.

* Candidates could be requested to provide own "hand tools of the trade."

* May be required to work weekends, nights, out of town and at heights.

* Must have reliable transportation.


Licenses and/or certification may be required for specific tools and equipment, vehicles,
and scaffolding.

Foreman opportunities may be available based on experience

*Western Adheres to a Drug Free Workplace

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