We are looking for motivated Laborers for industrial, commercial and residential Excavation and General Construction projects. Applicants should have residential and commercial construction industry experience and access to reliable transportation to our Headquarters in Reading, PA. Experience in concrete finishing, blacktop work and carpentry is preferred. We offer a consistent work schedule, provide tools, insurance benefits, paid holidays, competitive compensation and overtime is almost always available. The ideal candidates will be capable of working well with a team of other laborers and operators, communicate clear directions and project details to other site team members and project management, be capable of working with minimal oversight and also be able to follow directions closely. Additionally, he or she should be familiar with construction, excavation and pipeline safety standards and procedures to ensure project security. High school diploma or GED preferred.
Lift heavy loads up to 70 lbs and navigate construction job site terrain.
Shovel and rake fill and stone for site excavations.
Prep, form and pour concrete for foundations, sidewalks, pads, etc.
Identify utility lines.
Perform setup and cleanup tasks at job site.
Use and read a tape measure, operate a site laser.
Clearly document and write down work completed on Daily Time Sheets.
Be familiar with the processes of site grading, utility installation, foundation excavation and backfill.
Be familiar with residential and commercial construction job sites and be able to perform light carpentry and demolition tasks in a safe and knowledgeable manner.
Direct traffic when necessary to ensure safety of pedestrians, motorists and work crew.
Provide labor support as needed for specialty crew.
High school diploma/GED preferred.
Experience in excavation, paving, carpentry, and/or pipeline work is preferred.
2+ years’ construction industry experience preferred.
Basic understanding of construction principles and procedures.
Comfortable working outdoors.
Complete basic math and be able to reach a tape measure.
Enjoy learning new and different tasks daily.
Irish Creek is a growing Construction Company and offers internal growth opportunities for persons showing initiative for continuing professional growth and taking on additional responsibilities. This person should enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and growing, family-oriented company. We offer a competitive salary, excellent PPO Health Benefits Package, 401(k) & matching program, paid holidays, and vacation time after the probationary period.
A note about our Health Benefits: we offer an excellent PPO Blue Plan that includes a 3000/6000 deductible. If the employee and/or family is included in the offered benefits package and uses more than half of the deducible, Irish Creek will reimburse the second half of the deductible to the employee.