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$14 – $16 an hour

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Founded in 1996, CMES, Inc. is a rapidly growing, privately held Georgia-based civil construction company. We are seeking to add a General Labor II/III to our team to support our continued rapid growth within the utility industry. This role is a field-based position, located in the Metro Atlanta and/or surrounding areas . The qualified candidate will support the project management needs in the field. Under the direction of the Project Foremen and Superintendents, this role will Control movement of vehicular traffic through construction projects. This role will also perform tasks involving physical labor at construction projects.

The role will be reassigned to another project located in Metro Atlanta and/or surrounding areas upon completion and will support the needs in the field. Our CMES, Inc. office is located in Norcross, Georgia.

  • Excellent team culture and professional growth opportunities.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Pay: $14.00 – $16.00 per hour
  • Local work home every night
  • competitive weekly pay
  • medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and 401K benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The basic function of a General Labor II/III is to safely and effectively control traffic around the job site while also assisting in general laboring needs of the job. The duties of the General Labor II/III include the following:

  • Safety and effectively control traffic around the job site and traffic passing near, in, or around work zones.
  • Knowledge of hand tools.
  • Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
  • Clearing debris or digging with a shovel
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials.
  • Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans or specifications.
  • Other duties as assigned

****Job requires candidate to be bilingual (Spanish/English). 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may lift and/or move heavy equipment up to 50 pounds. This position requires manual dexterity and strength in arms and feet to manipulate equipment controls, tools and other items used to make adjustments and / or maintenance. Will use hands, arms, back and shoulders in handling, installing, positioning, and moving items, and manipulating other objects. Employee could be in a standing, bending, kneeling or sitting position for long periods of time. This position could require the ability to operate a manual transmission and clutch in any equipment being loaded or unloaded. The position requires considerable bending, twisting, reaching, pushing and pulling. Other tasks can require stooping, bending, squatting, stretching, driving. The employee will be regularly required to stand, talk and/or hear. The employee is required to use hands to type and write on a tablet

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to work in and around a highway or roadside construction area and heavy equipment. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving traffic and mechanical parts and equipment. Employee will be exposed to dust and fumes from cleaners, gasoline, diesel and exhaust. Most work will be performed in a roadside / highway setting and employee will be exposed to ongoing traffic while working. Employee will work outdoors, and will be exposed to the weather, including extremes in heat and cold and rain.