Laborer Helper

Location US-LA-Lafayette
Job ID
2022-113168
Discipline or Craft
Construction
 
Trade & Craft

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is searching for Helpers with construction experience for our project in Ville Platte, LA.  We offer outstanding benefits, good pay, and career opportunities.

 

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

  • Follow the rules of safe conduct always
  • Employee must be able to use standard and/or metric rule to measure
  • Identify, recognize and demonstrate safe usage of power tools and hand-tools appropriate for the job
  • Demonstrate ability to work with craft person
  • Identify, recognize and select appropriate materials needed to specific crafts

 

 

Skills / Qualifications

  • Operate jackhammers and drills to break up concrete or pavement
  • Position, join, align and seal structural components, such as concrete wall sections and pipes
  • Shovel cement and other materials into portable cement mixers: and mix, pour, and spread concrete
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials
  • Smooth and finish freshly poured cement or concrete, using floats, trowels, screeds, or powered cement finishing tools
  • Tend to pumps, compressors, and generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment, or to heat and move materials such as asphalt
  • Operate, read, and maintain air monitoring and other sampling devices in confined and/or hazardous environments.
  • Assisting build and positioning forms for pouring concrete, and dismantle forms after use, using saws, hammers, nails, or bolts.
  • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards, while following all waste handling guidelines.
  • Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones.
  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and 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 and specifications.
  • Act as a watch when welding or metal cutting is performed by craft workers.
  • Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities
  • Completes records, maintains tools and equipment, and performs various janitorial / housekeeping activities.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules, including wearing required personal safety equipment. Performs other duties as required.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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