Construction Laborer (Asphalt/Highway)


Posted Date 7/15/2024


  1. Handle and place materials, lay pipe, tie rebar, and physically move items, materials, chemicals and tools at construction sites.
  2. Work with air tools, and assist other trades with performing their work duties.


Educational and experience requirements include: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); completion of apprenticeship program or related experience and/or training. Must be able to evaluate information using measurable standards and have a basic competency in math, geometry, volumes, and weights. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally with co-workers and work with others in a positive manner. Ability to read safety rules and instructions in the use and maintenance of equipment and tools. Ability to recognize and use proper hand signals for cranes and other equipment. Must be able to follow specific instructions; work within standards of accuracy; repeat tasks of short duration according to set procedures. Must adhere to all safety regulations and procedures and work harmoniously and cooperatively with others at all times.


Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Considerable time spent standing; Job requires wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, and hard hats; Considerable time spent using hands to handle control or feel objects, tools or controls. Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently required to talk or hear. Occasionally required to sit. Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Vision abilities required include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions; extreme cold and heat, wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high and/or precarious places; exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and vibration; loud working environment


Because we are signatory with the construction labor unions, we utilize the unions as our first sources of labor for project needs. If you are not currently a member of the local Laborers' Union, please submit your application online, but you should also reach out to the union directly to inquire about becoming a member and to express your interest in joining. Contact information for the union's apprenticeship training program is: Laborers District Council of Western PA (800) 442-8868, and the website is There is an online form on the Laborers' website to apply to the Apprenticeship program that you can complete as well.


Non-exempt under FLSA. The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and working conditions required of employees, assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Covered Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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