Work in Iowa Construction Jobs

Job Information

OMG Midwest, Inc. Paving Crew Laborer- Des Moines, IA in JOHNSTON, Iowa

less thanp>less thanspan style="font-family:Arial;">less thanspan style="background-color:#ffffff;">less thanspan style="color:#000000;">less than/span>less than/span>less than/span>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less thanspan style="font-size:12px;">less thanspan style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Job ID: 224559less than/span>less than/span>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less thanspan style="font-size:12px;">less thanspan style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Des Moines Asphalt and Paving, a CRH company, has been leading the asphalt industry in Central Iowa for over forty-five years. We have completed a wide variety of projects including highway and street paving, commercial paving projects, parking lot construction, custom asphalt milling, and chip sealing.less than/span>less than/span>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less thanstrong>Position Overviewless than/strong>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>The Paving CrewLaborer is responsible for safely performing a variety of construction duties to assist the highway, utility, grade crews or at various on-site plant locations. This position involves various manual tasks. Work will be performed per the supervisor's instruction, free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanh3>less thanstrong>Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)less than/strong>less than/h3>less thanbr>less thanp>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less thanu>Highway Laborerless than/u>:less than/p>less thanbr>less thanol>less thanli>Prepares ground surfaces for the road building process. Removes debris out of the construction path.less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>Operates ground compactors, levels out and rakes dirt, sets string markers, and removes items within the area to be paved.less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>Sets up fencing, barricades, and/or safety cones to block off the work area as needed.less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>Prepares manhole covers, openings and water lines. May insert risers as needed.less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>Walks behind paver machine to shovel and rake asphalt as it is applied to the ground. Levels out asphalt with rake and uses shovel to dig out manhole covers and water valve boxes that are buried by the asphalt.less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>Cleans asphalt off tools and equipment after each work day.less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>May assist with operating equipment as needed and if trained, including paver, roller, backhoe, water truck, etc.less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>Performs other laborer tasks as needed to include cutting concrete or asphalt with saw, sweeping, etc.less thanp>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less thanu>Utility Laborerless than/u>:less than/p>less than/li>less thanbr>less than/ol>less thanol>less thanli>Hand shovels to prepare ground trenches for pipes and utility lines. May dig up existing pipes and lines. Pipes include water, sewer, conduit and other utility lines.less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>Attaches trench box and pipes to chains or guide wires to be lifted and moved by the heavy equipment operator. Installs shoring materials.less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>Guides pipes into place while equipment operator maneuvers pipe on chains/wires. Connects pipes using tools, lubricants, glue, grout, etc. Builds couplings,less thanp>connectors, and mechanical joints using various tools and parts. Cuts pipe to size.less than/p>less than/li>less thanbr>less thanli>Sets up and operates laser level tripod and pipe lasers.less thanp>5. May operate equipment as needed if trained, including front end loader, excavator, backhoe, skidsteer and other construction equipment.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>less thanu>Grade Laborer:less than/u>less th