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Adams Construction Company Asphalt Plant Laborer in Dublin, Virginia

Adams Construction Company is one of the oldest asphalt paving firms in Virginia. Since 1946, Adams has participated in the construction of every interstate throughout Virginia and most of the primary highways. Throughout the Company’s growth in Virginia and into North Carolina, it has strived to maintain a family culture in a corporate world. We strive for our team members to model behaviors that align with our Mission, Vision and Values.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision of a plant superintendent, performs a variety of manual or semiskilled tasks related to cleanup and grounds maintenance in around asphalt plant. Candidate must not be afraid of heights due to plant environment. Must be willing and able to work in heat intensive environment.

DUTIES \ RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Cleans, greases and assists in maintaining equipment

  • Uses tools such as sledge hammer, wrenches, screwdrivers, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer/drill, sand blaster, pipe wrench, hand shovel.

  • Must be able to climb stairs/ladders to top of plant.

  • Conducts housekeeping and routine maintenance in and around the asphalt plant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects

  • The ability to use one's abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing

  • The ability to coordinate movements of two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the body is in motion

  • The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object

  • The ability to quickly move the arms or legs

  • The ability to exert one's self physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath

  • Able to understand and carry out verbal and or written directions paying attention to detail

  • Ability to lift and carry heavy loads of up to 75 pounds or more on a day to day basis

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma/GED.

Reliable transportation

BENEFITS

  • Health

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401K

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Employees will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisors, unless otherwise restricted

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