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Construction Laborer

JOB DESCRIPTION
Construction Laborer
SALARY SCHEDULE:
Non-Exempt / Full time – 40 hours / week
Starting at: 2022-RUS GS3 Step 4 – GS4 Step 10, $15.21 – $20.18, 0.0.E.

DEFINITION:
Construction laborers assist carpenters to construct and rehabilitate homes. Construction
laborers may also work with an equipment operator installing infrastructure and utilities.
Construction laborer duties include removing debris from construction areas, retrieving tools and
materials, sweeping up construction areas, laying out tools, shoveling, landscaping and
maintenance, and other tasks related to construction, rehabilitation, and management of
housing units.

TYPICAL DUTIES:
• Lifting heavy material
• Significant shoveling
• Operating signs for traffic control
• Assist in installing infrastructure including water, sewer, gas, electric, roads
• Maintaining vehicles and tools
• Landscaping and maintenance of rental units
• From time to time a construction laborer may be asked to perform additional duties
beyond their current skill level. When asked to do so it shall be considered as training. If
asked to perform a task beyond their skill level (training) for more than a two (2) hour
period in a day, their rate of pay shall increase to a Trainee’s Level for the job
performed.
• Other duties as assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of:
• Infrastructure installation
• Basic hand and power tool operations
• General building concepts
Ability to:
• Work outside in all conditions.
• Lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds.
Education and Experience:
• Some construction related experience preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
The individual must possess a valid Class “C” California Driver’s License and must be able to be
insured by NFRIHA’s automotive insurance carrier. The individual must be able to pass a preemployment
drug screen and criminal background investigation.
The individual must have the ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ethnic and socioeconomic
backgrounds and possess a basic knowledge of Native American communities and
always maintain cultural sensitivity.

CONFIDENTIALITY:
The individual must be able to respect and adhere to the most rigid and strict rules of
employer/tribal citizen/public citizen practice of confidentiality. Violation of this major
employment requirement could lead to immediate dismissal.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Strenuous physical labor for extended periods, normal manual dexterity and eye-hand
coordination, corrected hearing and vision to normal range, verbal communication, use of
construction equipment including rammer, cutoff saw, etc. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
99% of work shall be performed in an outdoor environment and on job sites in all types of
weather conditions. Driving is required of the position. Normal hazards associated with a
construction environment. Continuous to occasional contact with staff and the public.

INDIAN PERFERENCE ACT COMPLIANCE:
The North Fork Rancheria Indian Housing Authority complies with the Indian Preference Act.
Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with the Indian
Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 and 473). Subject to, but not in derivation of the
Act, we are an equal opportunity employer.

REPORTS TO:
Project Manager and Construction Foremen

To apply for this job email your details to smoore@nfriha-nsn.gov