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Seasonal Laborer, Construction - Carpentry - GROWMARK, Inc. - Tuscola, IL

GROWMARK is a regional cooperative with annual sales of $8.5 billion (FY 2016 data) providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada.  GROWMARK is ranked fourth on the NCB Co-op 100 listing of the nation’s 100 highest revenue-earning cooperative businesses.  GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. GROWMARK is large enough to offer solid career opportunities, but small enough to provide a family-oriented, welcoming environment and great benefits.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

Under direction of the Construction Foreman, Laborers accomplish task in a safe and productive manner providing a positive construction experience for our patrons.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Practice proper construction methods with on the job training
Ability to properly use hand and power tools, climb ladders, and measure and square projects without direct supervision in the construction of commercial or farm buildings and/or grain systems.  
Able to use necessary equipment to complete projects:

Forklifts 
Backhoe 
Trencher 
Scissor Lift 
Various power and other operating tools 
Complete jobs in a timely, safe manner.

Perform necessary maintenance on trucks and equipment.
Keep clean and safe job sites.

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

Attend company and department meetings and training programs.

Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
Performs all other duties as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS

Normally requires a high school degree, or the equivalent thereof, and 2 years or more of  related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of construction skills.

Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

Continuously exposed or required to:

Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
Noisy conditions
Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
Work at varying heights
Confined spaces
Lift 71-100 lbs
Push heavy objects
Ability to work hours other than those considered normal to meet seasonal demands.

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.