Laborer

Laborer

Gorham Sand & Gravel is a highly regarded construction company servicing the entire Southern Maine area. We continue to grow into a large operation with various avenues for growth, but we remain a family-owned company where the owners are deeply involved with the daily operations.  Our employees are passionate, determined, and versatile and as we grow as a company, we are looking for more likeminded people who take pride in their ability to create and build with their hands (and equipment). If you are looking for a job where you can continue to grow, learn a variety of skills, and be surrounded by confident and competent co-workers who care about you and the quality of work, GSG is the place for you.

  • Assists a skilled or semi-skilled maintenance tradesman as directed
  • Performs routine work in such trades as carpentry, painting, plumbing, and other tasks of similar nature
  • Performs such duties as repairing roads, cutting grass, demolition work and various other preparatory work for the trades
  • Performs simple and elementary work not specifically related to the trades, such as, moving equipment or materials to repair shops, including excavation, spreading top-soil, preparation of soil for grass, grass cutting, and snow removal
  • Operates a small truck to pick up items for delivery and drop off to jobsites
  • Loads and unloads truck
  • Fuels cars, trucks, and heavy equipment
  • Lubricates and greases trucks and heavy equipment such as articulated loaders and backhoes
  • Inspects tires for wear and proper inflation
  • Visually inspects vehicles for mechanical defects and reports findings to appropriate personnel
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Move heavy objects (50 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less)
  • Move light objects (less than 20 pounds) long distances (more than 20 feet)
  • Bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time (i.e., picks up trash from road side, works under equipment)
  • Shovel and rake stone, sand, loam and other earth materials repeatedly or continually over time
  • Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements
  • Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting
  • Lift arms above shoulder level (i.e., throws bags and loose trash into a truck, enters the cab of a vehicle, uses a steam cleaner
  • Climb ladders or steps to reach objects
  • Understand and follow oral and written instruction in the English language
  • Work cooperatively with other employees and the public
  • Enter the cab of a vehicle that is 3.5 feet off the ground
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others

Benefits

  • GSG offers competitive pay, profit sharing, health, dental, vision and life insurance, paid holidays, paid vacations and bonuses.

Apply now

  • Qualified applicants should send a resume to apply@gsgravel.com, fill out an application by clicking here, or apply in person at 939 Parker Farm Road (Route 112) Buxton, ME 04093.

To apply for this job email your details to apply@gsgravel.com