Traveling Construction Laborer - Seasonal

Transforce | Washington, DC

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Posted Date 5/27/2024
Description Overview

As a Geohazard Mitigation Technician working for GSI, there is no typical day and the scenery changes often. You will be working outside with your hands in a wide variety of climates. You will be laborer working aside experienced technicians measuring, drilling, mixing concrete, and creating sustainable infrastructure. You will be able to point to your work at the end of the day and take pride in building a safer community. This is a career opportunity with significant advancement, partnered with your own personal effort and willingness to learn our business.

Who is GeoStabilization International?

GeoStabilization International (GSI) develops and installs innovative solutions that protect people and infrastructure from the dangers of geohazards. We specialize in emergency landslide repairs, rockfall mitigation, and grouting using cutting edge design/build and design/build/warranty contracting. GeoStabilization International is the leading geohazard mitigation and bridge rehabilitation firm operating throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. Our expertise, proprietary tools, and worldwide partnerships allow us to repair virtually any slope stability or foundation problem in any geologic setting.

Responsibilities
  • Mix, spray, run hoses, and operate shotcrete or grouting pumps
  • Move materials on a construction site
  • Read and determining measurements
  • Maintain a clean and organized construction site
  • Work together in a team environment
  • Learn to operate rock drills
  • Operate construction equipment such as excavator, all terrain forklifts, man lifts, skid steers, and front end loaders
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

Any prior soil stabilization, grouting, or foundation mitigation experience

OR prior construction industry experience as a carpenter or framer for example

OR prior concrete experience such as a concrete finisher/form builder or shotcrete experience

OR significant experience working outdoors in a collaborative, physical environment
  • Must not be afraid of heights
  • The ability to travel at least 3 weeks out of every month
  • Reliability and a strong work ethic
  • Enthusiastically work with a diverse team
Preferred Qualifications
  • A CDL Class A or a clean Motor Vehicle Driving Record
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Climates vary in degrees, in tropical to desert environments.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate and hearing protection is often required.
  • Exposure to characteristic construction site dangers.
  • Regular heavy lifting (50lbs+) of construction materials on the job site.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel: 100% travelling in the Eastern US (East of the Mississippi River). Employees are expected to work a 3 weeks on, 1 week off schedule.

Pay: $20-$23/hr. In 2023, individuals in this role, with overtime, made the equivalent of over $27/hr.

Salary21.50 Hour
Trade
Laborer
Per Diem
None

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