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Laborer Foreman

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$18 / Hour
Production / Environmental
Entry-Level

SUMMARY:

Successful completion of the duties involved in this position over a period of time will lead to promotion to Labor Head or Trades' Helper, provided that there is a need for those positions to be filled.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

A laborer will be primarily responsible for the following tasks:

  • Assist various departments in the ship repair industry.

  • Assist with the cleaning and maintenance of the dry dock.

  • Fire watch when necessary.

  • Assist with basic maintenance of the office building.

  • General maintenance and upkeep of the ship yard.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Valid Driver's License (preferred).

  • Ability to obtain a Rapid Gate Pass via Navy background check (preferred),

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Laborers may also encounter working environments that are characterized by high noise levels, great heights and warm temperatures. The physical demands associated with this position require that individuals are capable of heavy lifting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, use of hand and power tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  Must be able to lift, push and pull at least 50 lbs. The physical demands associated with this position require that individuals are capable of heavy lifting.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

SPECIFIC SKILLS TO BE ACQUIRED AND DEVELOPED:

Individuals wishing to join the Labor Group will be required to undergo informal training in site-specific environmental concerns brought about by the requirement in the ship-repair process to make use of hazardous materials and by the subsequent generation of hazardous waste.  In this training, particular attention will be given to study of the Clean Water Act, National Pollution Discharge Elimination System, and Solid and Hazardous waste regulations.

 

Employer Rights

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by your foreman, supervisor, or manager to perform other duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.  The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The employer also reserves the right to restructure the company organization.  This job description is not a contract for employment.

JOB TITLE: LABORER