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Laborer

Messer Construction Co. Lexington Full-Time
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Messer Construction Co. is an award-winning construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial building projects. We are currently accepting applications for seasoned Laborers wanting to advance their construction careers. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of commercial construction and remodeling practices as well as a comprehensive understanding of procedures, techniques, tools, equipment, materials, specifications, quality and cost control measures and safety requirements associated with commercial building.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
• General and final cleanup
• Distribution / cleanup of power hand-tools / extension cords / generators
• Dewatering activities / set-up water pumps and hoses
• Manual moving of formwork, lumber, resteel and material / accessories
• Hand excavation and backfill
• Hand grade sub-base
• Place vapor barrier / board insulation
• Place and tie resteel
• Placing concrete from a truck, pump, bucket, buggy, conveyor, etc.
• Rake concrete / screed concrete / edge concrete / broom finish concrete
• Vibrate concrete
• Place concrete blankets
• Strip/ wreck, clean and oiling of formwork
• General / selective demolition of masonry, drywall, plaster, partitions of all types, ceilings of all types, finishes of all types
• Use of demolition tools: jack hammer, air tools, sledge hammer, etc.
• Use of cutoff saw
• Use a cutting torch
• Other tasks as directed by supervisor

Qualifications:
• High School diploma or equivalent
• Minimum of five years’ experience in all phases of commercial construction
• Candidates must have transportation Good communication skills
• Be willing to work within a 50 mile radius
• Be able to work in a variety of seasonal and weather conditions 
 

All Messer employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. Messer may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen.

We provide an excellent and comprehensive compensation package with unlimited opportunity for personal and professional growth. 
We maintain a drug free work place with pre-employment and random substance abuse testing. Inquiries are held and managed in the strictest confidence. We respect and honor your need for private and confidential communications when searching for a new position.

Messer is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Messer is committed to a diverse workforce.

 

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We specialize in managing, developing and performing complex commercial construction in the communities in which we live and work, and delivering value to our clients through quality construction experiences. Founded in 1932, Messer’s track record of success can be traced to past and present architectural icons and institutions located across the Midwest and Southeast that foster healing, learning, service and innovation.

Our employee-owners believe in building better lives for our customers, communities and each other. So how do we do it?

It starts with an unwavering and sustained commitment to excellence and doing the right thing – building our projects safely, on-time, on-budget, and with the utmost of craftsmanship, innovation and care.

We create opportunities for local businesses to grow and succeed through the projects we're awarded, and give our time, dollars and service to organizations and causes that contribute to the greater good.

Our approach to our work is transparent and lean. We treat every project, every dollar as if it were our own because we’re not just a service provider for our clients, we’re a business partner.

But don’t take our word for it. Experience the Messer difference for yourself.

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