Asphalt Paving General Laborer (Southeast, KS)

Bettis Companies LLC | Topeka, KS

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Posted Date 2/27/2024
Description Join our team of construction experts and help us grow!

In 1979, Bettis Asphalt & Construction, Inc. began with a paving and maintenance operation and a dedication to service. Today the organization operates several lines of business that can cover all areas of need in a construction project.

The Bettis Group of Companies today include Bettis Asphalt & Construction, Inc., Mid-States Materials, LLC, Capital Trucking, LLC, Bettis Contractors, Inc., Capital Crane, LLC, Capital Ready-Mix, LLC, Harbour Construction, Inc., Heartland Rail Services, Koss Construction Company, Midwest Pavement Grinding, LLC, McCormick Asphalt Paving, and PCI Mechanical Services. From rock to road, construction to cranes, our ability to handle a complete job ensures both the best price and the best quality.

We self-perform the majority of tasks, maintaining strict quality control. Our client list grows steadily because we understand the importance of developing long-term relationships built on trust, performance, and reliability. See The Bettis Companies in action here.

Asphalt Paving General Laborer

Job Summary

The Asphalt Paving General Laborer is responsible for supporting the Skilled Laborers and Equipment Operators on construction projects and may operate a variety of hand and power tools, air hammers, and measuring equipment. Construction Laborers will help prepare and clean up job sites and perform other duties as directed by the Foreman or Superintendent.

Excellent Benefits & Incentives!!
  • Highly Competitive Pay
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) - Personal, Vacation, Holidays
  • Employee Bonus Program Opportunities: Annual Incentive, Referral, Profit-Sharing
  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and Employee Wellness Program
  • Life Insurance, Disability, and Retirement Options
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • On the Job Training with a Strong Emphasis on Safety
  • Stable Company with Strong Growth
  • A Culture that Values Professional Growth, Development, and Internal Promotion
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Material handling and signaling trucks dumping construction materials
  • Operating portable platform scale that weighs material for paving operations
  • Operate various hand and power tools
  • Assist in the placement, moving and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones, and other traffic control devices
  • Lift, carry, and hold materials, tools, and supplies
  • Perform the tying of rebar and basket placement
  • Assist with setting of stringline and concrete forms
  • Perform traffic flagging duties
  • Operating pickup trucks and parts procurement
  • Operating hot mastic kettle
Other Duties

  • Other duties as assigned
Physical Demands

  • Lift joint baskets weighing up to 70 lbs. from knee to chest height, place basket on ground, and secure by hammering retain clips into the ground
  • Insert L-bar 2ft. into concrete slab every 2ft., roughly 1,500 daily
  • Shovel excess concrete and asphalt from paved surfaces and carry 75 lbs. up to 150ft.
  • Walk along paver on hard surface that can be periodically uneven for 10-14 hours per day
  • Clean asphalt, concrete, and other materials from pavers and equipment
  • Pick up, carry, and set large signs and traffic control devices
Job Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must complete a pre-employment drug screen with a "Negative" result
  • Must be able to complete a post offer physical with a "Capable" result
  • Some travel may be required
Salary20.00 Hour
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