Laborer Foreman CRAFT-Ahtna Infrastructure & Technologies

Ahtna, Inc. | MT

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Posted Date 12/02/2023
Description Summary:

The Laborer Foreman position will require someone with the ability to lead construction crews on smaller projects and will be required to work hands-on with the crew at times. Perform physical labor indoors and outdoors, including moving material, equipment, and parts between production areas, operating hand/power tools of all types, including air hammers, surveying and measuring equipment, and various other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble and debris. May assist other craft workers. This position will primarily be a "Field Assignment Position," requiring up to 90% travel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (including but not limited to)

  • Carry out daily work activities in accordance with applicable Safety and Health rules for the job site.
  • General knowledge and ability to perform other disciplines such as painting, excavation, concrete, framing, roofing, sheetrock installation, and finishing.
  • Assist and coordinate with the team to manage field personnel to complete tasks on time and within budget.
  • Examine and inspect work progress and equipment on construction and environmental project sites to verify safety and to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Estimate materials and worker requirements to complete jobs.
  • Order or requisition materials and supplies as needed.
  • Schedule and supervise subcontractors.
  • Record personnel, production, and operational data on specified forms and reports.
  • Layout - Locate, measure, and mark site locations and place structures and equipment using measuring and marking equipment.
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
  • Spray materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.
  • Tend machines that pump concrete, grout, cement, sand, plaster, or stucco through spray guns for application to ceilings and walls.
  • Tend pumps, compressors, and generators to power tools, machinery, and equipment or heat and move materials such as asphalt.
  • Lubricate, clean, and repair machinery, equipment, and tools.
  • Build and position forms for pouring concrete and dismantle forms after use using saws, hammers, nails, or bolts.
  • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
  • Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones.
  • Dig ditches/trenches, backfill excavations, and compact/level earth-to-grade specifications using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.
  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, and other temporary structures.
  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools and distribute them to the appropriate locations according to project plans/specifications.
  • Measure, mark, and record openings and distances where construction work will be performed.
  • Raze buildings and salvage useful materials.
  • Demo various Architectural finishes, such as, but not limited to, carpeting, ceiling tile, drywall, etc.
  • Patch, repair, and install various Architectural finishes, such as, but not limited to, carpeting, ceiling tile, drywall, etc.
  • May supervise or escort other workers or subcontractors and ensure that safe work practices are constantly employed.
  • Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by management.

Supervises on-site laborers and subcontractors. Otherwise, this position works under general supervision

of the On-Site Project Manager and Superintendent.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Five (5) - seven (7) years of experience as a Laborer
    • Three (3) years of experience at the foreman level
  • Knowledge of construction machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance, and the practical application of use
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, specifications, and schedule
  • Valid Driver's license with the ability to be covered under company vehicle policy and the ability to travel to local facilities
  • Ability to pass background checks by various Federal Agencies (e.g., DOD, DHS, FAA, etc.) to obtain security access badges
  • Some positions may require U.S. Citizenship
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of worksite safety and health regulations, OSHA guidelines, and basic personnel management techniques
  • Basic knowledge of the use of computers and programs such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge and experience with Alaska Native Cultures
Shareholder Preference:

  • Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, preference will be given to qualified Ahtna Native Corporation Shareholders, Descendants, and Spouses in all phases of employment.
Core Competencies:

  • Self-motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using drive or initiative.
  • Communication - Ability to communicate effectively using the spoken and written word.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task
  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one's conduct
Working Environment:

  • May be indoors or outdoors, construction site conditions, subject to confined spaces, changes in temperature, weather conditions, and noise levels.
Physical Demands (including but not limited to):

  • Frequent lifting, sitting, standing, stooping for prolonged periods, using hands/fingers requiring dexterity, should have good hand-eye coordination and motion control in coordination with handling tools, equipment, and other related components.
  • Reaching with hands and arms for items above and below sight level, talking, hearing, and seeing (up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth, color perception, and the ability to adjust focus); walking from place to place within the project location with occasional use of stairs and no elevator available; bending, pushing, pulling, and standing for up to 12 hours.
  • Frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds, such as small electrical components, equipment, and other materials.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Schedule: Varies as business/operational needs dictate

The pay rate for this position is $25.00/hour-$30.00/hour Admin Rate

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary27.50 Hour
Per Diem

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