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General Labor

CMES, Inc.
Atlanta, GA 30328

Job details

Job Type

- Full-time
Founded in 1996, CMES, Inc. is a rapidly growing, privately held Georgia-based civil construction company. We are seeking to add a Highway Construction Laborer/Operator to our team to support our continued rapid growth within the utility industry. This role is a field-based position, located in the Metro Atlanta and/or surrounding areas . The qualified candidate will support the project management needs in the field. Under the direction of the Project Foremen and Superintendents this role will perform tasks involving physical labor at construction projects.

The role will be reassigned to another project located in Metro Atlanta and/or surrounding areas upon completion and will support the needs in the field. Our CMES, Inc. office is located in Norcross, Georgia.


CMES, Inc. has an excellent team culture and professional growth opportunities. Our total compensation package includes competitive weekly pay, as well as medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and 401K benefits.
Duties and Responsibilities:

The basic function of a Construction Laborer/Operator is to safely and effectively control traffic around the job site while also assisting in general laboring needs of the job. The duties of the Construction Laborer/Operator include the following:
  • Operate powered hand tools and small machines like s steers, machine brooms, etc
  • Safety and effectively control traffic when needed around the job site and traffic passing near, in, or around work zones.
  • Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
  • Clearing debris or digging with a shovel
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials.
  • Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans or specifications.
  • Other duties as assigned
Education / Certifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

Communication Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively communicate information in one-on-one within job crews.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations related to the job

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may lift and/or move heavy equipment up to 50 pounds. This position requires manual dexterity and strength in arms and feet to manipulate equipment controls, tools and other items used to make adjustments and / or maintenance. Will use hands, arms, back and shoulders in handling, installing, positioning, and moving items, and manipulating other objects. Employee could be in a standing, bending, kneeling or sitting position for long periods of time. This position could require the ability to operate a manual transmission and clutch in any equipment being loaded or unloaded. The position requires considerable bending, twisting, reaching, pushing and pulling. Other tasks can require stooping, bending, squatting, stretching, driving. The employee will be regularly required to stand, talk and/or hear. The employee is required to use hands to type and write on a tablet

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to work in and around a highway or roadside construction area and heavy equipment. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving traffic and mechanical parts and equipment. Employee will be exposed to dust and fumes from cleaners, gasoline, diesel and exhaust. Most work will be performed in a roadside / highway setting and employee will be exposed to ongoing traffic while working. Employee will work outdoors, and will be exposed to the weather, including extremes in heat and cold and rain.

EEOC Statement

CMES, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer M/F/V/H/AA. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. CMES, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, and without regard to any other characteristic, protected by applicable law, all in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. CMES, Inc. complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, placement, classification, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, job training, and other aspects of employment.

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