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Job Title:  Laborer

Site/Location:  Zachry Construction Corp

Durham, NC, US

Date:  Sep 22, 2022
Job Description: 

About the Company

Extraordinary commitment runs deep at Zachry. Here, dedicated men and women have the opportunity to work on challenging projects alongside those who value innovation and support team efforts in all our endeavors. We take care of our team members as family, within a culture of service where we do the right thing because it is the right thing to do. Our core values are at the center of every decision we make:


Every Person Matters


Together We Can Do Great Things


This Is More Than a Job

Job Summary

Laborers will perform tasks involving physical labor on heavy highway, road, and bridge construction projects.  Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards. Flagging traffic passing near, in, or around work zones; control set-up and may assist other craft workers and perform other labor related duties as instructed by supervisor.

Essential Functions

  • Perform tasks involving physical labor on project
  • Flagging traffic passing near, in, or around work zones
  • Control set-up
  • May operate hand and power tools
  • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards
  • May assist other craft workers
  • Perform other labor related duties as instructed by supervisor
  • Adhere to all safety guidelines set forth in the company’s safety program

This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Physical ability to perform assigned tasks
  • General labor skills
  • Basic knowledge of operating hand and power tools of all types
  • Knowledge of operating a variety of other equipment and instruments is a plus
  • Flagging and Traffic Control certification a plus
  • At least 1-year heavy highway, road and bridge construction experience
  • Previous flagging and traffic control experience

Benefits and EEO

Zachry offers an industry leading benefits package for our employees and their families.

  • 401k
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • and many more


Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil and building work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.