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Concrete Professionals and General Laborers Needed (Maine)

N.S. Giles Foundations, Inc. is always accepting applications for experienced Carpenters, General Laborers, and Project Management positions to work on several commercial, industrial and residential construction projects throughout the State of Maine.

All applicants must be focused on safety and enjoy working in a team environment that encourages the personal and professional development of our employees. N.S. Giles Foundations offers a competitive compensation package that includes comprehensive health and dental insurance, as well as other supplemental benefits.

All applicants must have reliable transportation, as well as an active State of Maine Drivers License, as travel to and from various job sites is required.

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and would like to work for the most respected commercial concrete construction company in Maine, please click on the "Apply Now" button to fill out an application or contact Joanne McIntyre, Human Resource Manager at 207-942-9445 ext. 209

N.S. Giles Foundations, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Pump Truck Operator

Pump Truck Operator

Pump Truck Operator Res/qual

Essential Job Functions

  • Must have basic understanding of hydraulics and electrical components
  • Must have basic understanding of how truck mounted booms work and function.
  • Must be able to maintain accurate logbooks/ELD.
  • Willing to work early hours and stay late at times
  • Ability to stay out of town in a hotel or travel situation.
  • Ensures the cleanliness of the equipment inside and out
  • Possesses good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willing to perform/assist with maintenance work as well as mechanic work on the trucks and pumps.
  • Ensures maintenance of all pump line systems, clamps hoses etc.
  • Follow all safety procedures for the operation of the equipment on the site as well as all NSG safety procedures.
  • Follow all MDOT laws pertaining to driving a commercial vehicle.
  • Attend training on new equipment that may be held out of state.


Demonstrate Cognitive Ability To:

  • Follow directions and routines
  • Work independently with appropriate judgment
  • Exhibit awareness
  • Read words and numbers
  • Concentrate, memorize, and recall

Physical Demands

  • The employee must regularly lift and move up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally lifts and moves up to one hundred (100) pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to extreme weather conditions.
  • Employees are occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; places, extreme cold or heat and high noise levels.
  • Employees will work in an environment where there is risk that they will be exposed to toxic, caustic and/or hazardous chemicals, fumes, or airborne particles.
  • Workers are required to wear personal protective equipment while on the job.·
  • The work generally requires routine walking, sitting, standing, squatting, climbing, stooping, bending, twisting, reaching, and carrying items.
  • An individual will be required to work most hours in a construction site environment and will need to be able to quickly respond to a change in work demands.
  • Perform other functions that may be assigned

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift and lower objects up to 100lbs
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good attention to detail
  • Acceptable attendance record
  • Acceptable performance evaluations
  • Must have a minimum of a State of Maine Class B Driver’s License. Class A preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be cleared to drive NS Giles Vehicles

Hours:

  • Monday thru Friday: Hours can vary as dctated by the schedule can early moring and evenings. (Occasioanl Saturdays.)

Concrete Laborers and Carpenters

Concrete Laborers and Carpenters

Concrete Res/Qual

Essential Job Functions

  • Report to work on a regular and timely basis and complete the scheduled workday on a consistent basis.
  • Load, unload and identify materials, machinery and tools, then distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications
  • Store and stack material.
  • Communicate and provide assistance to fellow employees
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery, equipment and materials.
  • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards. Clean tools, equipment, machinery and work areas
  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, ramps and other temporary structures
  • Operate hand and power tools.
  • Oversee the construction schedule, budget and ensure the project is completed within deadline.
  • Demonstrate cognitive ability to:

    • Follow directions and routines
    • Work independently with appropriate judgment
    • Exhibit awareness
    • Read words and numbers
    • Concentrate, memorize, and recall


Physical Demands

  • The employee must regularly lift and move up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally lifts and moves up to eighty (80) pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to extreme weather conditions.
  • Employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places, extreme cold or heat and high noise levels.
  • Employee will work in an environment where there is risk that they will be exposed to toxic, caustic and/or hazardous chemicals, fumes or airborne particles.
  • Workers are required to wear personal protective equipment while on the job.
  • The work generally requires routine walking, sitting, standing, squatting, climbing, stooping, bending, twisting, reaching and carrying items.
  • An individual will be required to work the majority of hours in a construction environment and will need to be able to quickly respond to a change in work demands.
  • Perform other functions that may be assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience with concrete foundations preferred
  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Ability to lift and lower objects up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good attention to detail
  • Acceptable attendance record
  • Acceptable performance evaluations
  • Must have active driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to travel which could include overnight stays

Hours:

  • Monday thru Friday: 6:00 am to 5:00 pm (hours can vary as needed). Occasioanl Saturdays. 


Job-Type: Full-Time 

Pay: $16.00 - $17.00 per hour

Equipment / Knuckle Boom Operator

Equipment / Knuckle Boom Operator

Equipment / Knuckle Boom Operator Res/Qual

Essential Job Functions

  • Understands that safety is at the foundation of everything we do and models the appropriate behaviors surrounding this core value.
  • Operates trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Rig equipment, materials and other machinery using slings, chains or other rigging gear as per OSHA requirements.
  • Provides recommendations for maintaining and improving environmental performance.
  • Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or repairs to the supervisor; cleans equipment
  • Ensure company equipment, materials, and the work site are maintained, kept clean, and stored in a safe manner.
  • Completes required paperwork, reporting, and other documentation.

Physical Demands

  • The employee must regularly lift and move up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally lifts and moves up to eighty (80) pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to extreme weather conditions.
  • Employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places, extreme cold or heat and high noise levels.
  • Employee will work in an environment where there is risk that they will be exposed to toxic, caustic and/or hazardous chemicals, fumes or airborne particles.
  • Workers are required to wear personal protective equipment while on the job.
  • The work generally requires routine walking, sitting, standing, squatting, climbing, stooping, bending, twisting, reaching and carrying items.
  • An individual will be required to work the majority of hours in a construction environment and will need to be able to quickly respond to a change in work demands.
  • Perform other functions that may be assigned

Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience with concrete foundations preferred
  • Knuckle Boom experience
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must have CDL Class A or B license with acceptable driving record
  • Must be able to pass DOT physical and Drug testing
  • Minimum of 1 year of equipment operation
  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good attention to detail
  • Acceptable attendance record
  • Acceptable performance evaluations
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to travel which could include overnight stays

Hours:

  • Monday thru Friday: 6:00 am to 5:00 pm (hours can vary as needed (Occasional Saturdays)
  • Ability to work additional hours and/or overtime depending on job needs