Construction Laborer, Senior
University of Wyoming - Laramie, WY

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Perform general duties including parts runner, site prep and demolition, installation of various construction type materials, cleaning job sites, and cleaning power tools and equipment.

Assist Journeymen and Master tradesmen in assigned areas. Tasks may include troubleshooting and repair, routine maintenance, demolition, layout and material selection. Learn and become proficient with tools of the trade. Gain knowledge and experience in assigned building systems and infrastructure. Observe safety practices and procedures specific to the trade.

Develop knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform skilled craft work in accordance with the performance management goal setting process.

Snow removal duties. Remove snow and ice from sidewalks, steps, roadways and parking lots using hand tools and motorized equipment.

Identify and resolve safety issues such as but not limited to, electrical hazards, asbestos, confined spaces, trenching hazards and ladder / scaffold safety. Work within City and State codes to comply with applicable regulations and standards, identify issues, and resolve conflicts and concerns. Continue educational training programs.

Minimum Qualifications

HS Graduate or GED and one year of construction and/or facility maintenance.

Valid Driver's License with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy Found at:

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and work as a team.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of Welding techniques

Experience using hand tools

Required Materials

Complete on-line application, resume, cover letter, and contact information for three work-related references.

Hiring Statement

The University of Wyoming is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

The University's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.

The University of Wyoming is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, education, employment and motor vehicle history. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Welcome to Laramie

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.

The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.

The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state. Laramie is near many of Colorado's major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).

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