The Employer

Couch Aggregates LLC (“Couch”) is an extractive industry producer of industrial and commercial grade aggregates, including sand, gravel, and kindred products for use in construction, highways, industrial processes, and other heavy industry applications. With five mines and processing plants in Alabama and Florida and a strategically located distribution yard in Panama City, Couch sells its products throughout the southeast to a variety of commercial and industrial consumers.  Headquartered in Birmingham, Couch employs approximately ninety highly qualified and equally motivated professionals, and Couch desires to strengthen its Jackson, Alabama location. Couch is a subsidiary of Dunn Investment Company.

Construction Aggregate Laborer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective The construction laborer performs tasks involving physical labor. The position may operate a variety of hand and power tools and may clean and prepare sites, clean up rubble and debris, and remove waste materials. The position may assist other craft workers.

Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor.
  2. Shovels aggregate and sand.
  3. Assists in excavating and fills trenches and ditches.
  4. Maintains a clean job site: picks up all tools and equipment and secures job site each day to eliminate potential hazards.
  5. Performs materials handling and storage.
  6. Loads and unloads trucks and hauls and hoists materials.
  7. Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed. Brings problems to the attention of the foreman, safety manager or HR director.

Competencies

  1. Communication Proficiency.
  2. Customer/Client Focus.
  3. Diversity and Inclusion.
  4. Results Driven.
  5. Stress Management/Composure.
  6. Teamwork Orientation.

Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.

Physical Demands 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.

The position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects; uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue; and effectively jumps, sprints or throws objects. The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multilimb coordination. The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina.

Position Type This is a full-time position.

Required Experience Ability to work outside.

AAP/EEO Statement Couch Aggregates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex or gender (including gender identity, or expression), religion (including religious observance and expression), national origin, age, physical or mental disability or impairment, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran’s or military status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Couch Aggregates complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Couch expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, sex or gender, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability or impairment, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran’s or military status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Improper interference with the ability of Couch Aggregates employees to perform their expected job duties is not tolerated.

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time