Job Descriptions

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Laborer:

Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments.

Apprentice:

Matai is a nationally accredited trade school and assessment center with the NCCER, National Center for Construction and Education Research. At the completion of this 4-year program an apprentice will have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary to become a Journeyman Electrician. An apprentice is responsible for the educational path, tracking of on the job training hours, and passing all required assessments. Their on the job training includes, but is not limited to; cleaning and preparing construction sites for the erection of structures and buildings, applying the skills taught in class. Unloads and loads materials, reads plans and specifications, tends machines, mixes concrete, pours concrete, and assists carpenters, operating engineers, and other construction site workers.

Operator & Locator:

 

A heavy equipment operator drives or controls construction equipment including bulldozers, forklifts, backhoes, dump trucks, cargo trucks, and hydraulic truck cranes. ... Construction equipment operators, who are also called operating engineers, handle loading and excavation machines.

**POSITION AVAILABLE**

Directional Boring Operator & Locator: Experienced in operating or locating for a Directional Bore Machine, specifically the DitchWitch JT10. 

Experience with Utility placement in Public Right of Way and experience with any and all type of construction equipment are to be considered a plus and will be considered when determining starting pay rate.

Must be able to perform strenuous labor for extended periods of time; work in extreme weather conditions; withstand constant vibration from equipment; climb in and out of trenches; lift 50lbs; understand oral and written instructions.

This is a safety-sensitive position. May require travel, overtime and some weekends.

The position requires being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature/humidity, driving automotive equipment, exposure to dust, fumes, and gases.

 

Journeyman Electrician: **POSITION AVAILABLE**

Under general supervision, performs the full range of journeyman level electrician duties in the installation, maintenance, and repair of wiring, equipment, and electrical distribution systems.

Example of Duties:

Performs rough-in and finished electrical installation, tests, and maintenance on a variety of wiring, motors, relays, clocks, controls, pumps, fans, heaters, lighting, and other types of electrical equipment.

Ability to comprehend schematics and specifications related to various electrical installations.

Assists in the preparation of materials estimates.
 

Maintains local purchase, and other records for parts and materials used to complete assigned work.

Uses and performs operator maintenance on tools and equipment common to the trade.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Special Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or equivalent work experience and five years of journeyman level (electrician) experience which may include a combination of experience and completion of an apprenticeship or training program in the craft area sufficient to equal five years’ experience. Must be licensed as a journeyman electrician.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and procedures associated with electrical work at the journeyman level; applicable National and Municipal codes

Skill in: The performance of the full range of journeyman-level electrical and associated duties.

Ability to: Read and interpret blueprints and other drawings; develop materials estimates; fabricate various circuits as required; diagnose problems, defects, and hazards in new and existing electrical installations, equipment, and appliances; communicate effectively with others; understand and follow instructions. Willingness to teach apprentices and share knowledge

Foreman:

A foreman is usually the top supervisory position in environments such as construction work sites. The individual typically has formal training paired with experience in the industry and has the ability to direct, supervise and troubleshoot common issues that arise on the job.

 

Superintendant: **POSITION AVAILABLE**

To provide on-site coordination for all phases of construction projects, including coordinating subcontractors, material and equipment, ensuring that specifications are being strictly followed, and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. Superintendent shall be responsible for scheduling, inspections, quality control, and job site safety.

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities of Superintendent:

  • Communicate effectively with customer to ensure timely completion of projects with overall quality and safety being the top priority

  • Perform quality control duties and responsibilities regarding the work being performed.

  • Communicate with the project team regarding ASI’s, RFI’s, and Material Submittals.

  • Ensure that the subcontractor is fully executing and complying with his contracted scope of work.

  • Coordinate required inspections with local jurisdictions.

  • Identify subcontractor non-compliance with safety, health, and environmental quality standards.

  • Identify conflicts in construction progress and communicate them to the project team for resolution.

  • Maintain daily log (written, electronically) of activities on the job site.  

  • Perform Superintendent duties at multiple job sites, simultaneously.

  • Ensure all deficiencies identified by the project team are corrected.

  • Ensure that the job site is always kept in a clean and organized manner.

  • Perform job progress and completion punch list identification and completion.

Secondary Functions: 

  • Assist in budgeting, bidding, and award of subcontracts.

  • Assist in obtaining permits or approval of revisions.

  • Gather project material submittals and maintain records of approvals at the job site.

  • Identify areas of work that are outside of the subcontracted scope.

  • Opening the job site at the beginning of the day and securing the job site at the end of the day.

Job Scope: 

The Project Superintendent is responsible for and will be held accountable for the timely completion of the project and ensuring that the project is constructed in strict accordance with plans, specifications, and local codes. 

The Project Superintendent shall be responsible for the coordination of work directed in the field, provide work is performed in accordance with plans and specifications.  Conflicts or revisions to the plan shall be communicated with the project team (i.e. Project Manager, GC and Customer as directed) for mutual resolution, prior to the execution of work that deviates from the approved plans.  The Project Superintendent shall enforce job site quality control programs to ensure quality completion of construction. The Project Superintendent does not have the authorization to engage in monetary agreements (subcontracts, change orders, work authorizations).

Supervisory Responsibility:

Superintendent shall supervise all employees under their command on a daily basis.  This supervision shall ensure adequate manpower is available for each task and compliant work performed.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Leads by example

  • Provide direction to employees and resolve problems.

  • Ability to identify deficient work and provide resolution.

  • Communicate using the following tools: telephone, written logs, email, computer, cellular devices, digital camera.

  • Blueprint reading.

  • Physically lift to 100 lbs.

  • Endurance and ability to visit the entire job site, including stairs or other elevated structures.

  • Monitoring job site general health and safety.

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions;

  • Follows through on commitments.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

 

Other Qualifications:                      

Must be able to travel to the job site(s) as assigned.

 

 

 

 

Education and/or Experience:

 

  • Minimum of six years of verifiable experience, thorough knowledge of the electrical trade and be computer literate.

  • Experience in commercial, FAA and DOD construction environments are preferred.

  • Office experience of ProCore, Microsoft office (Excel, word, project & Outlook) is also preferred. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

 

Language Skills:                      

 

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

  • Mathematical Skills                      

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Reasoning Ability                      

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position involves work at a construction site where duties will be performed both indoors and outdoors.  

  • Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and other business machines

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk;

  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel; 

  • Reach with hands and arms; 

  • Climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and 

  • Talk or hear

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit. 

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

 

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and risk of vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Project Manager:

Construction project managers work in many areas of development and are responsible for overseeing a building project from start to finish. Their duties include hiring laborers and negotiating contracts, and it is also their responsibility to obtain all permits for a building site.

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