Skilled Laborer

Wagman, Inc.
Published
February 14, 2024
Location
Newark, DE
Job Type
 

Description

Wagman, Inc.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and employment practice of the Wagman that there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability in the recruiting of applicants for employment or in the hiring of employees. Wagman's policy of nondiscrimination applies to all work-related actions; including but not limited to employment, promotion, transfer, discharge, training, or retraining under programs to which the company subscribes; recruitment or recruitment advertising. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified disabled persons according to existing state and federal law. Requests by qualified disabled persons for reasonable accommodation are encouraged by the company. All employees are requested to encourage women, persons of minority races and disabled persons to apply for employment with the company.

City: Newark
State/Territory: Delaware
Employment Type Full Time Hourly

Education Requirement: H.S. Diploma or GED
Experience Requirement: Experience in heavy highway construction preferred
Special Skills: Ability to work outdoors year long; Ability to work at heights up to 150 feet
Travel Requirement: Open to travel
Description

Position: Skilled Laborer

Location: Newark, DE

Travel: regional travel to PA/MD may be needed

We are currently seeking Laborers to join our Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. team. Reporting to direct field supervision, the Laborer is responsible for all project related tasks requested, including but not limited to carrying materials and heavy objects, stacking materials, cleaning of job site, assisting with maintenance of traffic, chipping concrete. This position works along with the entire Project Team to support the completion of assigned construction tasks and ensures all plans move forward to meet projected deadlines. This is a safety sensitive position requiring work on construction sites with various safety hazards inherent in heavy construction.

This position is subject to drug testing and compliance policies associated with our status as a Federal Contractor.

Wagman is a multi-faceted construction firm with operations in heavy civil, general construction and geotechnical construction services. Founded in 1902, Wagman is a fourth-generation family-owned company with offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Wagman Heavy Civil Inc. has grown to become a nationally recognized leader within the industry. Wagman Heavy Civil Inc's core competencies include design-build, infrastructure, marine construction, modified concrete, grooving and grinding and geotechnical construction services.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in Heavy Highway construction preferred
  • Familiar with concrete work, paving, bridge construction, other highway construction tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented

Job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Carry, load, unload and stack materials.
  • Lay out material and assist experienced crew members.
  • Dig with pick and shovel.
  • Shovel, rake, spread and vibrate concrete into place.
  • Climb embankments and ladders to carry material to various work sites on project as needed.
  • Jackhammer and saw cut concrete.
  • Clean up project site of debris.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds from ground level to waist level and 30 pounds to above shoulder level throughout a scheduled work shift.
  • Continuous standing and walking required throughout a scheduled work shift.
  • Must be able to perform simple grasping and fine manipulation tasks with both hands.
  • Must be able to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, kneel and crawl.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in wet, muddy, cold, hot and humid weather.
  • Position requires acceptable corrected vision (in both eyes) and acceptable corrected hearing.
  • It also requires the ability to reach, lift and perform work above shoulder height-and the ability to work on uneven surfaces and in confined spaces.

Job Benefits:
Wagman wants to keep employees and their families happy and healthy and offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees that includes:

  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and Dependent Care
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • Wellness Programs that include Orthopedic Care
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Matching Contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Our Values

Wagman's Core Values of integrity, mutual respect, safety, innovation, sense of urgency, and community are an integral part of every decision and every plan made at Wagman and these values have laid the foundation for our success and longevity for our past, present, and future.
Consistently being recognized with national and regional awards for projects, safety and community is a testament of our commitment to these values. Beyond the buildings and bridges which connect and improve our communities, Wagman has community engagement programs and initiatives which help to build better, for our people.

Wagman Culture
Wagman is committed to cultivating a workforce and preserving a culture built on our core values. Our people are our most valuable assets. We value the diverse identities, experiences, perspectives, backgrounds capabilities and talents that our people bring to Wagman.

From hiring to training, development, and promotions to special events, Wagman is committed to providing equal and equitable opportunities and rewarding experiences. As a family business providing a safe and healthy work environment in accordance with our mission, we foster diverse and inclusive work experiences and a sense of belonging.

Wagman is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We recognize and value our diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Wagman is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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