Laborer

Website IA Construction/Barrett Industries

IA Construction is one of the companies that operates within Barrett Industries Corporation, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates primarily in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York IA manufactures construction aggregates and asphalt in Northwest Pennsylvania, Western New York, and Western Maryland. In addition, IA is an industry leader in the northwest PA paving market. The mission of IA is to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. To learn more about IA Construction visit www.iaconstruction.com/.

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit www.colasusa.com.

IA Construction, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit www.colas.com.

 

 

Job Summary

Laborer position for asphalt road construction crews in Venango, Clarion, Forest, Warren, McKean, and Jefferson counties.  This is a union position.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform all work in a safe manner, maintaining an excellent safety environment
  • Participate in daily safety huddles
  • Shovel asphalt and other materials
  • Luting / raking asphalt and aggregates
  • Set-up and take down temporary work zones efficiently
  • Optimal traffic control in and around work zones (flagging) crafting a safe environment for traffic and onsite workers
  • Assist in backing and dumping of tri-axles and milling machines
  • Handling of hot liquid asphalt and various materials
  • Remove old asphalt, concrete and other materials using a jackhammer or cut-off saw
  • Erect and remove delineating devices such as barrels and cones
  • Seal end joints
  • Help fill water tanks on equipment as needed
  • Compact material with small hand rollers and vibratory plates

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED

Skills

  • Perform tasks efficiently
  • Build professional relationships that develop excellent teamwork
  • Must be safety conscious

Physical Requirements

  • Able to work long shifts – up to 7 days a week when necessary
  • Must be willing to work night shifts when applicable
  • Must capable of long periods of standing / walking / moving without sitting
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Must preform tasks while working in various seasonal climates
  • Able to complete tasks with frequent bending, twisting, scooping
  • Ability to climb when needed

Benefits

  • Union provided benefits
  • Union provided benefits

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.

To apply for this job please visit careers.colasjobs.com.