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Why You Should Work Here

Our employees are our greatest asset and we believe in providing the resources needed to maintain safe, rewarding and gainful employment.

If you are an exceptional individual looking for a career in commercial construction you will find a great fit with us!

Job Description

The Operator/Laborer maintains equipment, keeps the masons properly stocked, is responsible for keeping a clean jobsite, assists masonry & concrete laborers when time allows, and completes all tasks in a safe and productive manner.

Day to Day Responsibilities

Operate fork lift / skid steer / lull

  • Demonstrates knowledge of masonry materials and restocks masons as requested by KJC employees, suppling materials in a safe manner on the ground and on scaffolding.
  • Communicates to employees when dropping and picking up loads via hand signals.
  • Removes unneeded materials from the working area to a designated location, keeping a clean & safe job site.
  • Operates equipment in a safe and respectful manner. Maintains an awareness of the site conditions and adjusts the operation of equipment as needed in order to operate safely.

Mixes and supplies mortar

  • Arrives prior to masons scheduled time and mixes mortar.
  • Maintains adequate supply of mortar throughout the day. Keeps masons supplied to minimize a loss of production.

Maintains equipment

  • Thoroughly cleans the mixers and supply tubs at the end of each day. Properly oils the mixer daily.
  • Greases lift/skid steer/lull/mixers daily.
  • Keeps foreman informed on routine maintenance requirements. (Oil changes, etc.)
  • Keeps all KJC equipment secure to minimize loss due to theft.

Prepares the job site and monitors stock

  • Sets up and stocks the job site as directed by foreman.
  • Informs foreman regularly on stock levels and materials needed for the next day.
  • Remains on the job site until all preparations have been made for the next day.
  • Assists in setup, tear down, and moving of scaffolding.

Comply with all KJC Safety Policies at all times

  • Acknowledge the importance of safety and PPE on the job site.
  • Report any unsafe conditions or concerns to the foreman, human resources, or the President.

Minimum Years of Experience

A valid driver’s license. Entry level. Reports to work on time at the location specified by Foreman. Current fork lift training & certification. The ability to lift 75-100lbs. Physical ability to stand and perform repetitive work that includes bending, twisting and squatting for 8 or more hours a day. Ability to sit for long periods of time. Effective communication skills including; speaking, listening, and following oral & written instructions. The ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure in a calm manner.

Salary or Hourly Rate



  • Health Insurance
  • HSA Contribution
  • Matching Retirement Contribution
  • Paid Time Off
  • Partial Paid Holidays

Application Information

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About Company
K Johnson Construction is a family owned company specializing in commercial concrete and masonry. We have built our reputation by a commitment to our core values of honesty, quality and innovation.

6870 Hwy 10, Watab, Minnesota

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