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Laborer - Foundation Repair

Company: Second Mile Service Company
Location: Valley Park
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Quality Waterproofing, we are committed to always being professional, courteous, honest, and transparent. As part of that commitment, all our employees undergo background checks before hiring, and are subject to random drug testing throughout their employment to ensure that our customers can have confidence when they open the door to their home or allow us on a job site.

We recognize that people are our greatest asset, and Quality Waterproofing has successfully attracted and retained the best talent in the waterproofing industry by providing a stable workplace for our employees and their families throughout the past six decades. Every day, and on every job, Quality Waterproofing strives to be a value-oriented, professional company that we are proud to own, work for, and be a part of so that we can carry on our great company tradition of providing a solution for St. Louis's home and water problems for many generations to come.

About the Position:

General laborer duties vary on the setting in which they work and their level of specialization. They usually work in residential settings, and construction sites where they will: preform physical tasks, assist in the repair, replacement and install of basement waterproofing systems, exterior drainage systems, foundation stabilization, concrete leveling tasks, and the assistance of specialized workers such as Quality Waterproofing's Crew leaders. Occasionally, general laborers take up dangerous tasks like handling chemicals or working in trenches. In these cases, additional training may be required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing quality installation and repair of foundations, basements, and other concrete leveling services.
  • Responsible for cleanliness and organization of jobsites, workspaces, and company vehicles
  • Productively and safely help in the repair of foundations, drainage systems, and concrete leveling services.
  • Handling and transporting materials and equipment
  • Handle and use power tools (such as Jack hammers, drills, saws).
  • Mix, pour, and finish concrete (hand trowel finish)
  • Use machinery (e.g. forklifts) when needed
  • Follow instructions from supervisors to perform manual labor tasks (e.g. digging, stacking up goods)
  • Put up warning signs (e.g. signposts, cones) for vehicles and passersby
  • Report issues with equipment or unsafe conditions
  • Digging trenches and compacting earth
  • Reading and following plans, blueprints, or scopes of work
  • Continuance of training and learning all aspects of the jobs
  • Vehicle and equipment maintenance
  • Job duties include but are not limited to all previous mentioned duties

    Ideal Candidate:

    • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (standing for long periods of time, lifting heavy loads in excess of 50 pounds for extended periods, repetitive tasks and motions etc.)
    • Good hand-eye coordination
    • Familiarity with power tools and machinery is a plus
    • Communication and teamwork skills
    • Commitment to safety rules
    • Flexibility of schedule, and job tasks
    • Customer service and satisfaction oriented
    • Strong desire to learn and do a quality job
    • Ability to take and follow directions
    • Be on time and ready to work every day (Mon-Friday, Weekends optional as needed)
    • Great attitude and strong work ethic
    • Must be a self-starter, motivated individual, with ability to stay busy and efficient
    • Reliable transportation
    • Excellent attendance


      Driver's License is required - Class E preferred but not required


Keywords: Second Mile Service Company, Springfield , Laborer - Foundation Repair, Other , Valley Park, Illinois

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