Aggregates Laborer

Job Summary

Performs a variety of general labor tasks in a pit or a quarry or at a preparation plant. Laborers generally performs their duties during rotating shifts that vary while the hours of operation of the business, under direct supervision. This job interfaces, on a daily basis, with the rest of the operations in this location. The employee holding this job must perform the work activities in a correct, accurate and timely fashion due to the fact that every single work activity in our line of business is crucial for the whole operation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Shovel muck, stone, gravel, sand from around conveyors
  • Shovel material onto conveyors
  • General housekeeping in the pit, plant, office, and quarry facilities
  • Clean working areas, using high pressure water hose
  • Dig and maintain drainage ditches
  • Assist mechanics and semi and skilled personnel in procuring and moving parts, material, and equipment.
  • Assist with scheduled maintenance and major repairs.
  • Assit with cleaning parts, material, and equipment
  • Performs job functions during mandatory overtime periods, as assigned
  • Replace or assist other workers as needed or directed, which will include operating mobile and plant equipment
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the leadman or supervisor or Leadman


  • Prior experience required, equivalent to thirty days or more of training or experience.
  • Ability to perform emergency rescue.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to perform work according to a routine, while maintaining standards of performance.
  • General knowledge of safety, environmental and other federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Proper operation of all equipment.
  • Proper discharge of duties by the company laborer will be measured, in part, by the degree of efficiency of performance, as measured through visual observation and periodic verification.
  • Ability to carry out simple one or two-step instructions.
  • Basic mathematical skills, including addition and subtraction of two-digit numbers and basic units of measurements.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and equipment malfunctioning and respond accordingly.
  • Ability to comprehend additional training presented to him/her in relation to the performance of the work duties.
  • Ability to develop mechanical and/or welding skills for future promotion.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work scheduled shift hours and be flexible with scheduling, overtime and weekends
  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors
  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location 

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment   
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls
  • Must be able to pass a drug test prior to employment.

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