Tasks that Construction employees are required to perform include, but are not limited to:
- Perform tasks associated with the demolition, construction, and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
- Knowledge of how to operate a variety of equipment, including hand and power tools, such as: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measurement equipment, backhoes, bulldozers, front-end loader, motor grader, cherry picker, dump truck, skid steer, pavement breakers, jackhammers, etc.
- Ability to dig trenches, place shoring to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, backfill holes, and compact the earth again.
- Placement, finishing, and repairing of concrete. This includes the following:
- Setting the concrete forms and ensuring they have the correct depth and pitch.
- Place concrete from the concrete truck chute, concrete pump, concrete skip, or wheelbarrow.
- Spread concrete using shovels and rakes to get a good level surface on the freshly placed concrete.
- Smooth concrete using hand trowel.
- Press an edger between the forms and the concrete to give it a chamfered edge.
- Installation of mats of rebar to support concrete structures.
- Construct and disassemble bracing, scaffolding, and other temporary structures necessary to complete job tasks.
- Accurately apply intermediate mathematical skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and conversion of fractions and decimals.
- Read and interpret blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
- Ability to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, at heights without fear; the use of logical step-by-step procedures in work; planning, solving problems, and decision-making based on quantifiable information.
- Provide mentoring to both Construction Helpers and Construction Trainees.