Specialist Job Description

The basic function of this position is to work closely with other team members to complete assigned tasks on time, under budget, and within tolerance in a manner that aligns with Procon, Inc’s values and goals.

This position reports to the crew foreman or the jobsite superintendent, however the case may be

All authority is given from the Director of Construction Services, Jobsite superintendent, or the crew foreman to perform the necessary duties and responsibilities of this position.

This position will be a manual labor position and the ability to follow directions is critical. This position will require common sense, logical thought processes, and the ability to work in a safety conscious manner. This position requires the employee to provide their own personal hand tools and to wear all required PPE.

The physical demands will be standing, walking, crouching, stooping, kneeling, squatting and bending for long periods of time on a regular basis. This job will require a full range of body movements including but not limited to, the use of hands, feet, arms, legs, back, and torso; the ability to push, pull, and lift. Must be able to lift and carry 100 lbs repeatedly or continuously over time without “giving out” or fatiguing. Excellent eyesight, with or without correction, is necessary.

Work will be conducted under various weather conditions and temperatures such as extreme heat or cold
and will be primarily outdoors.
On a regular basis there will a possible exposure to the following:
1. chemicals, dust, fumes, and other airborne particles from construction equipment
2. direct exposure to fresh concrete which can be caustic
3. vibrations from construction equipment
4. typical construction noise that may exceed normal decibel levels

The ability to speak English and Spanish is preferred.

Essential Functions:
1. General:

a. Assist in organizing tools and materials needed for the current days work as well as planning for tomorrow. Load and unload trucks as required.
b. Will use a variety of hand and power tools. Must have knowledge of how to inspect tools for safe condition and how to safely and correctly operate such tools
c. Perform simple excavating operations using shovels picks, mattocks, etc. Includes fine grading ditches, slab sub grade, etc.
d. Signal or communicate with equipment operators during operations to help efficiently and safely complete the task at hand. Must be able to use proper hand signals
e. Properly install and tie rebar according to the plans and specifications
f. Properly install the necessary forms required, depending on the phase of the job. Must be able to dismantle same forms using hammers, drills, saws, etc. Forms must be installed plumb, accurate, and square.
g. Assist in the placement, grading, floating, and finishing of concrete in various applications and finishes. Recognize and understand proper slump of concrete.
h. Build scaffolding, walkways, handrails, and other safety related items under the direction of the competent person
i. Maintain clean and organized jobsite to prevent and eliminate potential job site hazards.
j. Recognize and understand safe work practices such as proper lifting, fall protection requirements, PPE requirements, fire protection, etc.

2. Equipment/Vehicle Operation:

a. Must have the ability to operate equipment such as skid steers, excavators, backhoes, forklifts, power finishing trowels, and motor vehicles.
b. Conduct and document daily pre-trip and pre-startup inspections of any vehicle or equipment to be operated. Report any faulty or non functioning items immediately to your supervisor.
c. Have knowledge in the safe and correct way to operate required equipment and vehicles. Do not operate any equipment or vehicles unless properly licensed and trained.
d. Must obey all applicable traffic laws and safety procedures, such as seatbelt usage, etc

3. Clerical/Other:

a. Accurately maintain and complete the weekly timecard. This must be turned in by noon each Monday to be paid for the previous week
b. Report all near misses, incidents, or accidents to the job site supervisor. This is critical in the improvement of our safety culture.
c. Promptly report any and all mechanical problems with equipment or vehicles as well as any needed supplies for the job site.

Additional Responsibilities:

1. All other duties required by the President or your Supervisor
2. Follow all policies and procedures as set forth in the Employee Handbook and Corporate Safety Program
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Specialist Job Description

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