Reports to: Site Foreperson/Manager

Main objectives: Perform manual duties on a civil construction site.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret civil construction plans.
  • Assist with survey and setting out activities.
  • Observe safety principles and maintain safety on site.
  • Load and unload building and construction materials, tools and equipment and transport them around building sites.
  • Erect and dismantle temporary structures such as barricades and scaffolding.
  • Use a generator and compressor for civil construction works.
  • Use a plate compactor and/or pavement breaker.
  • Carry out manual excavation.
  • Maintain fuel, lubricants and water levels in plant and equipment on site.
  • Maintain transport and store roadwork signs.

Typical qualifications and experience: Three to six months on-the-job training or an ITO qualification and knowledge of construction sequences and processes.