Job Title: Laborer
Job Category: laborer
Location: Greater Philadelphia Region
Travel Required: Yes
Level/Salary Range: Skilled/$12.50-$15.50 per hour
Position Type: Full-Time
Will Train Applicant(s): No
Date Posted: 08/6/12012
HR Contact: Yvette Jones
Applications Accepted By: Yvette Jones
Fax: (215) 848-5299
Performs any combination of following duties on construction projects, usually working in utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another where demands require worker with varied experience and ability to work without supervision:
Break up and repair old concrete surfaces, using pneumatic tools, and hand tools.· Levels earth to fine grade specifications, using pick and shovel. Mixes concrete, using portable mixer. Sprays materials for example water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hose to clean, coat, or seal surfaces. Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue. Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications. Sprays materials for example water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hose to clean, coat, or seal surfaces. Applies caulking compounds by hand or with caulking gun to seal crevices. Grinds, sands, or polishes concrete surfaces, using abrasive tools or machines. Performs variety of tasks involving dexterous use of hands and tools, for example bolts, nails, aligns, blocks up, assembles, dismantles and removes.
Building and Construction -- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
English Language -- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.
Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.Ability Requirements: Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Job Activities for: "Cement Mason and Concrete Finisher" Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Performing General Physical Activities -- Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Reviewed By: Yvette Jones Date: 08/06/2012
Approved By: Dereck Jones Date: 08/06/2012