Asphalt Laborer – Fort Myers Area

Job Description


The laborer is responsible for the overall quality of the “handwork” on our jobs. We require that they be committed to the total Ajax team effort by contributing to the proper completion of the work as directed by the foreman.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Note: The following duties are descriptive and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Major duties include the following:

  • Maintain consistent quality, texture in handwork.
  • Maintain proper drainage of handwork areas.
  • Assure all joints are properly matched.
  • Cuts, removes and straightedges all butt joints.
  • Maintain cut off saw in safe operating condition.
  • Assure overall job drainage.
  • Assist in handwork, prep work and cleanup as directed by the foreman.
  • Keep compaction personnel informed when handwork areas are ready for compaction.
  • Performs all functions as directed by foreman or lead operator in conjunction with preparation, layout, cleaning, paving, compaction, and finishing operations.

SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL

  • Abide by all rules listed in the Ajax employee handbook.
  • Insure all Ajax quality standards are met.
  • Insure adherence to all federal, state, local and Ajax Safety and Environmental rules and regulations.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Field Environment- Work is exposed to outdoor conditions, noise and heat.
  • Ability to work days, nights and weekends as required.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The essential functions of this position include sitting, standing, walking, climbing, reaching, bending, trunk movements, lifting a minimum of 45 lbs., carrying, pushing/pulling, low-level work, dexterity of hands and fingers, seeing, hearing and talking.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS
This position demands an individual with the following strengths:

  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work well with subordinates, peers, and supervisors
  • Ambitious

ATTENDANCE AND RELIABILITY

  • Reporting to work on time, after lunch, and not leaving early unless authorized.
  • Always providing proper notification and advance notice of absence.
  • Not abusing or taking advantage of personal days off.
  • Performing such other duties as may be required.

BENEFITS
Ajax offers a highly competitive pay and has excellent benefits; comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k) with discretionary employer match, life insurance, voluntary supplemental life insurance, flexible spending accounts, health and wellness program, direct deposit, paid vacation and holidays. 

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer / Must be drug-free and nicotine-free / Minorities & females are encouraged to apply. Background verified, pre-employment physical, nicotine & drug testing.