Sault Tribe
  • - Construction
  • Sault Ste Marie, MI, USA
  • 19.04
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal



The Laborer/Snow Plow Driver, under the direction of the Lead Operator, is responsible for snowplowing and assisting skilled craft workers to complete construction projects by performing the following duties: working under supervision of Lead Operator(s) and/or Project Manager, perform manual labor and operate light equipment involved in a variety of construction, maintenance and related operations.                                                                                          


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Performs snowplowing to remove snow from streets, driveways and parking lots.                                   
  • Uses vehicle to spread sand and salt to melt ice.                                                                                       
  • Digs, spreads, and levels dirt and gravel, using picks and shovels.
  • Lifts, carries, and holds building materials, tool, and supplies.
  • Cleans tools, equipment, materials, and work areas.
  • Mixes, pours, and spreads asphalt, gravel, and other materials using hand tools.
  • Joins, wraps, and seals section of pipe.


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Performs a variety of routine and non-routine tasks, such as removing forms from set concrete, filling expansion joints with asphalt and placing culvert sections in trench.
  • All other job related duties as assigned.




Immediate peers, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, executives, Board of Directors, customers and outside vendors/service providers.




Position lifts objects over 100 pounds with team or dual lifting and frequent lifting/carrying of more than 50 pounds. 

Physical factors include constant standing, walking, carrying, lifting, pushing and pulling of 100 pounds plus, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, manual handling, hearing, smelling, near, midrange, far vision, depth perception, color vision, field of vision and bending; and frequent driving and sitting. Working conditions include constant exposure to weather, noise and vibration; frequent air quality; and occasional extreme heat, cold and wet/humidity.  Must be able to perform heavy manual work in all types of outside weather conditions.  Tasks may be conducted during periods of inclement weather including extreme cold, heat and humidity. Potential hazards include constant exposure to moving mechanical parts, frequent exposure to equipment; occasional electrical shock, high exposed places, chemicals, and insecticides/pesticides Protective equipment and clothing needed to perform the job includes steel toe boots, safety glasses and hard hats. Tvek suits, disposable boots, dust masks, and full air respirators must be used when working on projects that may present a hazard of infectious exposure.  






Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.


Experience: N/A


Certification/License: Must have valid driver's license and be insurable by the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Must comply with annual driver's license review and insurability standards with the Sault Tribe Insurance Department.  Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have reading and writing skills and be able to follow detailed instructions. Must have reading and writing skills and be able to follow job-related instructions.   Must be able to handle physically demanding situations. Must know and be able to operate various types of plow controls. Must have knowledge and be able to operate trucks up to 3 tons. Position required to be on call during snowplow season (November 1st to April 30th), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and must be able to respond to call-ins from supervisor or management; includes holidays and weekends.  Native American preferred. 

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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