WELLS: A CAREER WORTH BUILDING
Wells is one of the largest prefabricated building solution providers with locations across the central U.S., providing meaningful work in many different regions. We are a family-owned company that has celebrated 70 years of success.
At the end of the day, we are a team of creators. Our 1,300 employees across the U.S. play an important role as catalysts, constructors, and community members. They are committed to reducing risk, building confidence, and deliberately planning for partners' success - from vision through construction and beyond.
Every day, more architects, engineers, contractors, developers, and owners specify Wells precast building components for their construction needs and with this continued success, we are looking to hire a motivated self-starting Field Laborer to join our team. This person assists with the onsite installation and general labor tasks associated with setting precast concrete. Among other things, the perfect candidate will have a general knowledge of construction, a willingness to travel and work outdoors, and have reliable transportation to get to jobsites.
Description: Provide general labor tasks, in an efficient and safe manner, as part of a precast installation crew. Work with wood, metal, and concrete materials using a variety of hand and power tools, the Field Laborer reports directly to the Field Foreman and Field Superintendent. Employee will also operate lifts and learn to weld, grout and patch.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Take work direction from installation crew Foreman and Field Superintendent.
-Completes general construction labor tasks necessary to install precast members.
-Uses materials and supplies in an efficient manner.
-Operates equipment in a safe and responsible manner, specifically concrete saws.
-Cleaning and preparing Footings for layout.
-Must learn how to grout and weld.
-Handle rigging from the crane to hook to the precast members.
-Follows company safety procedures and policies.
-Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
-Welding experience, preferably certification.
-General knowledge of construction practices.
-Ability to work from heights (ladders, flatbed trailers, aerial equipment) safely.
-Ability to obtain membership to local laborers union.
-Valid driver's license and reliable means of transportation.
-Must be willing to travel and work in all types of weather conditions.
-Ability to work with others and always maintain professional conduct.
-Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task.
-Ability to Travel and be away from home.
-Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become Best in Class.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
-High School Diploma or GED
-2+ Years of Construction or manual labor experience preferred
-OSHA 10 Hour certification (will be provided if necessary)
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
-Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
-Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
-Moderate to high exposure to jobsite environment.
-Outside working weather conditions 100% of the time.
-Ability to lift 50 pounds, bend, squat, and push/pull.
Summary of Benefits: Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package through union benefits. The union offers paid Health and Welfare, boot & workwear reimbursement, and a Pension plan with company contribution is available through the union starting on day one.
Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Wells participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S.
Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.*
*Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)