General Laborer in San Marcos, TX at Hamilton-Ryker Company LLC

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Currently seeking a General Laborer to start ASAP and work for about 4-6 weeks.  Employee must be willing to work hard and work in the heat to catch up with the work load. They will be transported to and from the jobsite by the crew leaders that will be in charge of the project.


Operates various types of heavy equipment used in the Transportation Division for the operation, maintenance, and construction of streets, drainage, and traffic infrastructure performs milling and paving of streets and roadways; repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches potholes; and performs other related duties.


1. Performs manual labor for street, drainage, and traffic maintenance, operation, and construction.

2. Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, rollers, lay down machines, power brooms, milling machines, and street sweepers; utilizes jack hammers, chain saws, chippers, bucket trucks, and other power tools.

3. Prepares streets and roadways for paving; hauls, processes, and compacts road materials.

4. Performs milling and paving of streets.

5. Repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches pot holes in roadways.

6. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads.

7. Trims trees and/or shrubbery obstructing.

8. Cleans all infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris.

9. Installs and repairs street signs, traffic signs, and/or other types of signs for City departments.

10. Utilizes computerized sign machine, silk screen, pressure sensitive sheeting, and heat activated sheeting to construct street signs.

11. Installs various types of pavement markings in streets, cross walks, turn lanes, parking zones, fire lanes, and handicap parking areas.

12. Participates in installing traffic lights, temporary stops for intersections, and school zone lights.

13. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events.

14. Assists in the installation and maintenance of traffic signs, street striping, tower lights, and windsocks at the City’s Airport

15. Cuts and shapes up ditches.

16. Miscellaneous:

-Assists with surveying work.

-Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required.

-Assist other City departments as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or required.


Physical requirements include lifting up to 85 pounds occasionally.

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri/7am-4pm