Aspen Valley / Vail Valley

Job Summary:

Performs tasks involving physical labor at residential or commercial building sites. Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of varying materials, conforming to local building codes. Responsible for on-site control and supervision of assigned projects. Participate in the pre-project planning sessions, when possible, to familiarize themself with the project.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be highly self–motivated, professional, and capable of managing their workload and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Computer literacy.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in variable conditions as to be expected in the mountains.
  • Must be able to work on rough terrain and steep slopes.

Job Essential Duties:

  • Must have a current driver’s license. A clean driving record is REQUIRED.
  • Coordinate timely inspections.
  • Oversee quality control.
  • Ensure completion of the punch list.
  • Maintain high morale at jobsites for all team members.
  • See to equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Attend the pre-job conference for assigned projects.
  • Schedule subcontractors and coordinate their activities.
  • Assist with coordinating job site manpower and subcontractors’ manpower for a timely project completion.
  • Keep the Superintendent and Project Manager informed about everything.
  • Deliver messages and transport small equipment or tools between sites or different areas of the job.
  • Keeps premises of building and job site in clean and orderly condition:
    • Sweep, empty trash cans, and pick up trash, as necessary.
    • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies.
    • Dust furniture and equipment.
    • Wash walls, ceiling, and woodwork. Wash windows, door panels, and sills.
    • Cut and trim trees, and shovel snow.
    • Transport trash and waste to disposal area.
  • General construction skills, tasks, expectations, and responsibilities for this role include:
    • Install temporary construction fencing and erect scaffolding, shoring, and braces.
    • Carry lumber and other building supplies.
    • Measure distances from grade stakes, drive stakes, and stretch tight line.
    • Bolts, nails, aligns, and blocks up under forms.
    • Digging and filling dirt trenches with pickaxe, shovel, and other hand tools.
    • Construct forms and chutes for pouring concrete. Mix, smooth, and finish freshly poured cement or concrete.
    • Mop, brush, or spread paints/bituminous compounds over surfaces for protection.
    • Spray materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hose to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.
    • Apply caulking compounds by hand or with caulking gun to seal crevices.
    • Grind, sand, or polish surfaces such as concrete, marble, terrazzo, stucco, or wood.
    • Demolish buildings, saw lumber, dismantle forms, remove projections from concrete, mount pipe hangers, and cut and attach insulating material.
    • Must be able to lead temporary protection and heat crews.
    • Must be able to follow framing layouts and have some layout experience. Must be able to construct temporary protection facilities. Must be able to work with exterior trim and have some interior trim capabilities.
    • Study blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.
    • Select specified type of lumber or other materials. Prepare layout. Mark cutting and assembly lines on materials. Shape materials to prescribed measurements. Assemble cut/shaped materials and fasten them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue. Verify trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter’s level. Erect framework for structures and lay subflooring. Build stairs. lay out and install partitions and cabinet work.
    • Cover subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lay hardwood, parquet, and wood-strip-block floors by nailing floors to subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base. Apply shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls. Fit and install prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware, such as locks, letter drops, and kick plates. Welds metal parts to steel structural members.

The following are tools Shaeffer Hyde Requires for each position. Purchase and ownership of tools on these lists are the responsibility of the employee unless otherwise noted.

  • 25′ Tape Measure & holder
  • Hammer – 16-23 oz.
  • Levels – 2’ level, 4’ level, bullet level
  • Screwdrivers – basic set – Phillips & regular
  • Toolbelt
  • 100′ chalk box
  • Utility knife and blades. Replacement blade paid for by the job
  • Cat’s paw
  • Speed Square
  • 8″ adjustable end wrench
  • Cordless drill and impact drill with all the screw tips
  • Proper work boots
  • Construction Master 5, Construction Master Pro calculator, or Phone App
  • Alan Wrenches
  • Tin Snips
  • Power Drill & Drill Bit Set (Minimum 13 pieces)
  • Circular saw 7-1/4″ with combination blade*
  • Pen / Paper for Notes*
  • Carpenter Pencil*

Notes: All tools are required on day one (1) with the exception of the power drill which should be obtained by the end of the 1st month and the circular saw which should be obtained by the end of the second month.

*Provided by SHC.

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