Laborer - Traffic Division - Hobe Sound, FL

Delray Beach


Job Description Ferreira Construction is a 400 million+ a year privately held first-rate heavy civil construction company. Since 1988, Ferreira has enjoyed steady growth throughout its history. We specialize in: Underground Utilities (Gas, Water, Sewer, Fiber Optic, Electrical), Foundations, Bridges, Highways, Airports, Sitework; Power/Utility: Substations, Power Plants, Transmission & Distribution, Sitework; Emergency Management: Reconstruction, 24-Hour Storm Response, Storm Hardening, Shoreline Restoration/Stabilization, Debris Removal; Solar Installation and Construction Management.

We are dedicated to constructing quality infrastructure through innovation and sustainability, never compromising our integrity-the foundation of our success for more than two decades. Ferreira is a nationally recognized company with headquarters in New Jersey and regional offices in New York, Florida, California and Rhode Island.  We are currently seeking Laborers to work out of our Hobe Sound office.

Job Summary

Performs various manual tasks involving physical abilities, which require little or no specialized skills or previous work experience.  Performs semi-skilled and unskilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of all underground utilities and other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

Place wire and conduit using combination of machines and hard shovels

Excavate and backfill trenches

Load and unload supplies and materials and move supplies and materials to point of use on jobsite

Clean up refuse (brush, trash, etc.) on jobsite

Use shovel, pick, rake, etc. to dig fill and level ground; clean items such as steel for use on project

Additional Responsibilities

May receive training in operation of some trucks or light equipment

Clean work area, construction crew trucks, tools and equipment

Operate and maintain company vehicles and equipment safety at all times.  Report vehicles and equipment maintenance requirements to Manager. Repair damaged equipment as directed

Document and record reports as required by the company

Perform other related duties as may be assigned

Physical Effort: requires standing for prolonged periods, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting.  Frequently handle objects weighing 40-75 pounds and occasionally as much as 100 pounds.  Heavy or awkward items are handled using hoists and other weight handling equipment, or with the aid of other employees


Ability to understand and follow instructions

Ability to learn the methods and practices used in underground roadway construction

Ability to perform strenuous work in various weather conditions

Willingness to update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities is desired

Looking for hard working person who has good work ethic and willingness to follow direction

High school diploma or equivalent required

Trench Safety or Fall Protection/Aerial Lift Training desired

OSHA 10-hour Construction desired

First-Aid/CPR certification desired

Ferreira Construction is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace

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