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General Laborer

General Laborer

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US-UT-North Salt Lake
Field Services

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About the Company:

COP Construction LLC ("COP"), established in 1947, is a general contractor working predominantly in Montana, Utah, Idaho and Wyoming. COP specializes in the following types of work: bridges, dams, concrete structures, water, sanitary sewer and storm drain utilities, water and sanitary sewer treatment plants, containment ponds, subdivisions, general site work, and recreational facilities. COP works successfully with clients in both the public and private sectors. We are driven by our commitment to safety, excellence and integrity. We employ approximately 200 full-time personnel with a diverse range of expertise. Many of our people have been with the company for decades. With access to this vast resource of experience and knowledge, we have the ability to create the perfect team for every project. Offices are located in Billings, MT, Salt Lake City, UT, and Sheridan, WY, with field offices at project sites.



About the Position:

Laborer has minimum 6 months experience in a construction and or industrial environment, and is a person who possesses basic knowledge of proper use and care of small tools and equipment.  Knowledge also includes some basic operation of equipment required for basic tasks that may be performed.


  • Must be reliable—daily attendance for scheduled work is mandatory.
  • Must be capable of identifying, utilizing and operating tools and equipment associated with craft discipline.
  • Operate mobile motorized vehicles and motorized equipment, as required and trained.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to comprehend and recognize all job related work permits and complete Job Hazard Analysis.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Must be able to follow and comprehend supervisor’s instructions.
  • Must have the ability to perform basic math skills, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. 
  • Must be able to maintain communications with supervisor of job status and current assigned responsibilities.



  • Must be capable of working outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in heavy civil construction and or the oil and gas industry.
  • Must be capable of working in fast pace environment.
  • Must be able to bend, squat and kneel.
  • Must be capable of climbing ladders and scaffolds and working at heights.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 60 pounds unassisted.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to perform work wearing personnel protective equipment.  Including but not limited to the following: rain gear, chemical protective clothing, supplied air and air purifying respirators, safety harness, sand blast hoods, fire resistant coveralls, hard hat, ear plugs and safety glasses.

 Successful candidate must meet all conditions of COP's Drug and Alcohol testing requirements as a condition of employment.  Drug/alcohol screening is administered post-offer and pre-employment.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), both the analysis of work and the position description must focus on essential functions and what are actually required and not the ways they are currently or customarily performed. “The term essential function means the fundamental job duties of the employment position the individual with a disability holds or desires.”  (Reference 29 CFR §1630.2(n)(1).)  The physical demands for this position is as follows: stretching, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; reaching, handling, smelling, talking, hearing; seeing; or other demands.


COP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. COP complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


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