Carpenter Bridge Helper - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, NC 
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Posted 20 days ago
Job Description

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Reeves Construction Company, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout the states North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, has been a key partner in the infrastructure growth of the Southeast since the company's founding in 1955. Reeves is a complete heavy civil highway and site development construction company dedicated to meet the specific needs of the roadway, airport, bridge, and military market. Reeves prides itself for its high company standards of safety, ethics, and performance. To learn more about Reeves visit .

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 .

Reeves, 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 .

Primary Function

Carpenter Bridge Helper is responsible for assisting bridge carpenters with the construction duties, performing construction tasks as needed, and ensuring the completion of the project timely and efficiently.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work will involve physical exertion of a practical nature. Individual may have limited or no experience in road and/or site construction.
  • Abilities must be flexible as to allow various labor activities including, but not limited to: shoveling dirt, sand, asphalt or concrete using shovels; cutting or trimming trees and vegetation using ditch blades, sling blades, chain saws or power weed trimmers; driving stakes or breaking concrete using sledge hammers, operating hand-driven compaction devices.
  • Handles, stacks, and move formwork and materials. Keep jobsite clean and orderly by cleaning and stacking materials not in use.
  • Perform shoveling, raking, and demolition work as required.
  • Assist others during concrete placements, traffic control, and prefabrication tasks.
  • Able to work and assist others to work in a safe manner within the guidelines of the company's policies.
  • Any other task assigned by supervisor.
Experience and Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of experience working in bridge construction or a similiar field.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and short correspondence.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two- step instructions.
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or walk; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employees must have 20/40 vision, either naturally or with corrective lenses. Hearing should be excellent or corrected by audio device.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Benefits and Compensation


Competitive pay & comprehensive benefits include paid holidays, vacation, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, group health plan options (incl. medical, dental & vision, HSA, FSA), short term disability benefits & 401(k)/401(k) Roth w/company match.

**This Organization Participates in E-Verify**
**Drug-Free Workplace**


Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (Reeves Construction Company) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the . If you need an accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to .


It is in that spirit that I want to reaffirm the policy of Reeves Construction Company and subsidiaries – We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, “It is the policy of this company to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sickle-cell trait, having or being perceived to have a AIDS, HIV, or an AIDS related complex, age, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state, or local laws.


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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