Construction Laborer

Chickasaw Nation Industries Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


The Construction Laborer provides support to Chickasaw Network Services, LLC (CNS), a Telecom and Utility Construction Company. This position performs general labor and site utility work in a construction environment as necessary for commercial or residential construction projects.

All phases of underground construction include but are not limited to: Loading, driving, delivery, digging, removal and placement of various types, sizes and weight of construction materials and equipment


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Assists crew lead and/or local field management in construction work.

Assists with the handling and placement of conduit and cables.

Maintains equipment as necessary and according to safety specifications.

Cleans and prepares construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.

Mixes ingredients to create compounds for covering or cleaning surfaces.

Loads/unloads equipment and tools.

All other duties as assigned

May be required to work long and unpredictable hours.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


High school diploma or GED and minimum years' of experience requirement as specified below or equivalent combination of education / experience. Experience with locate markings.

Construction Laborer

  • Level 3 - (3AH) (required degree + 3 years' of experience)

Construction Laborer

  • Level 2 - (2AH) (required degree + 2 years' of experience)

Construction Laborer

  • Level 1 - (1AH) (required degree + 1 year of experience)


Valid Class A Driver's License Required or ability to acquire within 90 days

Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing


Knowledge of highway traffic control standards

Knowledge of health and safety regulations, practices and procedures

Ability to use construction and engineering hand tools

Ability to maintain various construction equipment

Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions

Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Work is primarily performed in a factory, machine shop or construction environment. The ability to verbally communicate alarms or warnings clearly, concisely, loudly and quickly, to clearly and quickly hear or otherwise sense alarms or warnings and take appropriate action. Frequently required to maintain equilibrium to prevent falling when moving, walking, standing, kneeling or crouching - particularly on narrow, uneven, irregular, slippery surfaces, going up or down ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles or other objects using hands, arms, feet or legs.

Frequently required to bend the body downward and forward, bending leg and spine - working in a bent over position. Frequently required to sense physical attributes such as size, shape, temperature, texture or sharpness of an object by touching. Frequently required to grasp, grip or apply pressure to an object with the fingers and palm, holding an object in the hand.

Frequently required to lift, raise or lower objects in a vertical direction, particularly heavy or bulky objects. Moving objects backward, forward, in or out in a horizontal direction, particularly heavy or bulky objects. Pulling, exerting a steady backward, downward, upward or outward force against an object - jerking, plucking, wrenching, stretching, towing, drawing, dragging or tugging objects in a sustained motion.

Pushing, pressing against something with steady forward, downward, upward or outward force - shoving, pushing, compressing, squeezing, mashing, packing, pressing, jamming, compacting, or squashing objects in a sustained motion. The ability to see and distinguish colors, to visually distinguish shapes and patterns, to accurately sense distances (depth perception), to accurately see objects and detect motion at wide angles (peripheral vision). Frequently uses the lower extremities and back muscles and moving on foot, particularly for long distances. May have exposure to indoor/outdoor adverse weather conditions.

Frequent exposure to noise - workers must wear protective hearing equipment or frequently shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level. Exposure to pollutants or allergens which can adversely affect the skin and/or the respiratory system such as gases, smoke, odors, mists, fumes, dust, chemicals, oils or solvents. Exposure to hazardous working conditions including moving machinery, electricity and/or working in high places.

May be exposed to hot objects, flames or sparks. The job requires the use of protective equipment such as hard hats, respirators, aprons, gloves, special clothing, safety shoes and safety glasses.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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