Assistant Team Leader

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Assistant Team Leader

Wage Range: $14.00 – $20.00 (w/ paid vacation & holidays)

Locations: Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa AL areas and Florida Panhandle

Job Description

Includes all areas from Team Member job description, as well as the following:

1.  Understand the basics of a footing; know how to read a blue-print, and coordinate crews to be able to complete a concrete foundation repair or grouting job.  An ATL could be handed a simple blueprint with little to no direction and be able to complete the project from start to finish.

2.  Arrive to a job site with a crew.  Be able to read a service agreement for repair.  Be able to get a crew started on the required work to complete the installation of helical/steel push piers, wall plate anchors/tiebacks, grouting jobs, and drainage systems.

3.  Be able to accurately keep track of job costs, man hours, equipment rental, etc. using job binders.

4.  Be able to lead smaller crews and complete certain tasks with little to no help.  An ATL should be able to solve problems and be able to answer simple questions from other Team Members.  Be able to talk and meet with builders and homeowners and help them through the entire process.

Job Tasks for: ATL

  • All tasks associated with Team Member (Laborer).
  • Be able to drive a crew to any job site and run the job site with very little supervision.
  • ATL will take the main leadership role in coordinating the load list and making sure the trucks are ready to roll the next work day for Team Leaders.
  • Run ALL equipment/tools to fix/repair concrete.
  • Monitor how the sun, wind, heat, or cold, affect the mixing/pumping/curing of the concrete or urethane grout throughout the entire process.
  • Be able to read and fully understand ECP’s manual on helical/push pier pressures and methods.
  • Be able to read and fully understand various literature/manuals on grouting types and methods.
  • Be able to read and fully understand various literature/manuals pertaining to any/all other aspects of our work.
  • Be able to correctly mark grade lines, turn pumps on/off properly and spray a foundation and install drain-tile/french drain.
  • Check the forms that hold the concrete to see that they are properly constructed.
  • Spread, level, and smooth concrete, using rake, shovel, hand float, screed board, and float.
  • Cut out damaged areas of concrete, drill holes for reinforcing rods, and position reinforcing rods to repair concrete, using power saw and drill.
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it.
  • Install anchor bolts, steel plates, and other fixtures in freshly poured concrete.
  • Signal truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring/pumping concrete, and move chute to direct concrete on forms or into mixing tubs.
  • Determine elevations from blueprints (tenths & inches above or below in relationship to benchmark.)
  • Set elevations, design, and install concrete proper heights.
  • Figure quantity and order materials on most jobs (materials such as concrete, piers, grout, stone, pipe, etc.).
  • Read and understand blueprints or service plans. (TL’s discernment)
  • Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using ruler, pencil, chalk, and tape measure.
  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment and help enforce safety rules and guidelines.
  • Verify trueness of structure, using plumb bob, laser or level.
  • Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saw.
  • Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.
  • Understand the placement of piers and anchors and know where to put them if they need to be moved.
  • Install and tie rebar, be able to be handed steel shop drawings with very little instructions and layout and tie rebar.
  • Understand how to operate and repair grout pumps and how to hook up ALL the hydraulic lines on ALL the equipment.
  • Know how to figure angles for driving anchors/tiebacks.
  • Use properly and care for all equipment as if it were your very own.
  • Be able to fill out a job binder and accurately track man hours, equipment usage and material usage.

Required Skills for: ATL

Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.

Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Instructing — Teaching others how to do something; continually training your replacement.

Management of Material Resources — Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

Required Abilities for:  ATL

The physical demands of this position require the ability to demonstrate full range of motion with neck, arms, shoulders, hands, torso, legs and feet.  Must be able to lift and carry materials and tools in excess of 100 lb.. using abdominal and lower back muscles repeatedly or continuously over time without “giving out” or fatiguing.

Desired Outputs: ATL

  1. Punctuality, be there every day, be prepared and mentally present
    1. Be on time and at work every day except for scheduled vacations, scheduled days off, or emergencies.
    2. Know all company procedures and policies.
  2. Attitude, integrity, honesty and trust
    1. Keep a positive attitude and be able to work well with others.  Team oriented.
  3. Skills and Continuing Education
    1. Accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.
    2. Continue your own education, including, but not limited to knowing the ECP manual and applicable grouting techniques.
    3. Be able to operate small equipment such as walk behind saw, compactor, drills, bobcat, circular saw, laser, demo hammer, grinder, etc.
  4. Productivity
    1. Make good use of any down time.
    2. Problem solve when needed.
  5. Customer satisfaction, quality, attention to detail, thorough
    1. Look and understand the big picture on any job.
    2. Work safely.
    3. Keep job site, trucks, and equipment CLEAN.

Critical Performance factors: ATL

  1. Motivated!
  2. Sense of urgency!
  3. Comprehends and listens efficiently.
  4. Team player: gets along well with others. (Bad attitudes will be eliminated.)
  5. Flexible and able to change gears at a moment’s notice.
  6. Able to fully present during the work hours with no outside distractions (i.e. personal phone calls/text messages/e-mails).
  7. Honest and forthright character comprehends and listens efficiently.
  8. Good communication skills.
  9. Organized, detailed, and clean up oriented.
  10. Follow the company’s dress code and show up to work every day ready to work with appropriate attire and safety PPE.

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