As a Construction Laborer you will use hands to lift, pull or carry heavy objects such as lumber, wall section or glue lam beams, or structural steel columns or beams. Some of the key items you will need to do on a daily basis will be:
Work outdoors in all sorts of weather
Learn procedures and techniques
Varied job duties depending on scopes of work
Mark and assemble materials (lumber or steel) to prescribed measurements; erect concrete forms and framework for structural additions
Prep construction sites by cleaning obstacles and hazards
Dig, spread, and level dirt and gravel, using pick and shovel
Lift, carry, and hold building materials with co-worker
Lift and hold wall sections in place
Assists carpenters, ironworkers and construction crews to construct and erect wood and steel frame buildings of multiple story high structures for commercial projects
Clean tools, equipment, materials, and work area, using wheelbarrow, broom and shovel, operate forklift or boom/scissor lifts as needed
The qualifications you need to have for this role are:
Have Union membership
Be comfortable working in all types of weather conditions
Be comfortable working with Hand tools, power tools, skil saw, roto hammer, table saw, drills, sawzall, hammer, nail gun, ruler, square, pencil, chalk, calipers, chisels, planes, nails, dowel pins, glue gun, screws, plumb bob, level, lumber (2x4, 2x6, and up to glu-lambeams), forklift, pick-up truck.
Since 1978, Garco Construction, Inc. (Garco) has been providing general contracting services for over 2,000 projects throughout Washington and across the country. Garco has repeatedly made Engineering News Record’s Top 400 Contractors list for the United States. (This means that Garco’s construction revenue is among the top 400 in the entire country.) Garco self-performs a lot of work through its strong union workforce made up of five unions: ironworkers, cement masons, carpenters, operators and laborers. The company also works closely with a network of more than 300 suppliers and subcontractors.
Garco has been involved in many iconic projects in the Inland Northwest, including the Spokane Arena, Pavilion in the Park, University District Gateway Bridge, and Ridgeline High School. Garco has also worked with most Spokane area school districts and constructed more than 60 educational facilities.
The foundation of Garco's unique culture is built on quality, safety, efficiency, honesty, innovation, accountability, and respect. Garco is driven to exceed client expectations, foster a great place to work, and be a leader in the community. The company takes pride in the fact that a number of its employees have been with the company for 10, 15, 20 or more years.