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Landscape Laborer (IA) - Terra Services
ANKENY IA 50015
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Landscape Laborer (IA) - Terra Services
Job ID: 136682 Terra Services, an Oldcastle Company, was established in 2004 in Lakeland, Minnesota. Terra Services is an erosion control and restoration contractor working in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. Terra Services works in both public and private markets that include: Highway, Bridge, City and County Streets, Airports, Energy and Development in the upper Midwest. Position Description Position Title: Landscape Laborer Pipeline Level: Self Reports To: Supervisor FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Direct Reports: None Department/Division: Oldcastle Materials Group/Central Division Position Overview Responsible for working with a team of laborers and operators to install erosion control and restoration measures. This is an entry-level union position with room for growth. It is ideal for someone wanting to learn the industry and grow their level of responsibility in the company. Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions) Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task. Installing silt fence, including pounding steel or wood posts Stapling erosion control blanket which includes repeated staple gun movements Seedbed preparation, hand raking, shoveling, removing debris Assisting with hydroseeding installation Fertilizer and seed applications using a hand spreader Develop and maintain good relationships with coworkers and supervisors Help load and unload vehicles daily Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager. Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. Other duties as may be assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Education/Experience Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Erosion control and seeding experience preffered, but not required. CDL license preferred, but not required. Work Requirements Must be 18 years in age or older. Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check. Must possess valid DOT Medical Card Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook. Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. Must maintain current drivers license. CDL preferred. Must be willing to work in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, based out of Rogers, Minnesota. Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary. Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls. Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations. Knowledge/Skill Requirements Knowledge of aggregate sizes and classifications. Knowledge of trenching and shoring standards. Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions. Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as being able to work independently with attention to detail. Ability to operate heavy and complex equipment requiring skill and the exercise of independent judgment. Physical Requirements 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. The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close visi

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