Job Description Please apply at Work Scope: The GCC Craftsperson WS1 safely works alone or with part of a crew/team to install material and has a basic understanding of equipment on construction projects The GCC Craftsperson has a basic understanding of work processes and uses that knowledge to work efficiently. The Craftsperson WS1 will safety perform various routine tasks such as picking up debris at construction site, lifting and carrying materials, removing forms from set concrete, filling expansion joints with asphalt, placing culvert sections in trench, assembling sections of pipeline ,and operating the sweeper. Meets and/or exceeds project safety, quality, efficiency, and profit goals for work activities Works with field manager/team lead to ensure GCC has strong crew/teams and promotes and champions the company’s vision to be the Leader in Safety, Quality, Innovation, and Efficiency Leads by example, always professional and always in line with the company’s values of Fair and Ethical Success. The GCC Craftsperson will be a student and a teacher Seeks knowledge, with a culture of continual learning, though all available resources, including industry and professional associations Serves as a mentor and a coach to other team members. Safely works on assignments that are routine in nature where limited judgment is required Normally receives detailed instructions on all work. Work Environment: Outdoor Physical Requirements: Stand or walk for long periods; use arms and hands to reach for, handle and manipulate objects; lift and carry materials weighing 50 to 100 lbs.; climb up and down, carrying tools and equipment; stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl, and see (naturally or with correction). Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (heat and cold). See attached Physical Requirements Inventory. Education Guidelines: HS Diploma or Equivalent preferred Experience Guidelines: Entry level construction experience Knowledge Guidelines: Basic reading, writing, addition and subtraction skills Company Description Gilchrist Construction Company is a central Louisiana-based infrastructure contractor, offering a complete civil solution. Our team capabilities include piling, bridge structures, asphalt production and paving, concrete production and paving, as well as all types of earthwork, drainage, and base that a project may require. In addition to roads and bridges, we also perform site preparation, heavy foundations, and industrial work. GCC self-performs the majority of our projects.