Construction Worker

  • Greenville, North Carolina
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $39,416.00 - $61,110.40 Annually USD

Job Description

Job Summary
The purpose of this position is to assist in the maintenance of City streets, roads, and stormwater infrastructure. This is accomplished by constructing and repairing streets, sidewalks, and curbs; cleaning ditch lines; operating hand tools; driving dump trucks; raking asphalt and concrete; and maintaining light equipment and vehicles.

This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time.
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

FLSA: Non-exempt

Examples of Duties
Street and Storm Water Maintenance
  • Applies sealant material;
  • Rebuilds road shoulders;
  • Applies asphalt surfaces;
  • Reconditions deteriorating sidewalks, curbs, and repairs utility cuts;
  • Controls vegetation growth;
  • Removes limbs and other material from creek banks; and
  • Reconstructs basin/manholes and storm drain pipe.
Operates and Transports Equipment
  • Drives dump trucks as assigned;
  • Operates weed eaters, plate tamps, chainsaws, mixers, and other applicable hand and power tools;
  • Transports light equipment to and from job sites; and
  • Performs preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment.
Support Activities
  • Assists other department divisions with inclement weather cleanup and special event activities.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED; and
  • At least one year of experience as a construction worker or experience in a related field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • a variety of construction equipment used.
  • policies and procedures to promote a safe and secure work environment.
  • materials and methods used in the construction or repair of streets, roads, and storm water infrastructure.
Skilled in:
  • identifying alternative solutions to problems.
  • managing one's own time.
  • operating equipment.
  • making minor repairs and maintenance to equipment.
Ability to:
  • learn the details and procedures involved in performing a variety of manual tasks.
  • understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
  • identify hazards in assigned work areas.
  • work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements.
  • work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
  • meet mental and physical demands of the job.

Special Requirements
  • Valid N.C. Driver's License
  • Valid N.C. Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL), required within six months of hire.
  • This position requires the ability to lift and/or carry 50 pounds frequently and up 100 pounds occasionally.

The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance. Employees in designated part-time positions may participate in some of the benefit programs offered to regular full-time employees.

Visit the City of Greenville Human Resources Website for a more in depth summary of our benefits.

Base Pay


Job Address

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