Laborer

The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) Directorate is responsible for laboratory space, administrative space, infrastructure, campus landscape, planning, and design, and construction management at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

The Laborer will be responsible for:

  • Performing a variety of manual labor tasks relating to work in the construction trades, and transportation of material and scientific equipment
  • Moving heavy equipment, rearranging, stacking boxes and other industrial items
  • Operating a forklift, large trucks, vertical lifts, jib rigs, snow blower, garden tractor, and utility tractor
  • Transporting equipment & supplies to offsite facilities
  • Assembling shelving and office furniture
  • Lifting and transporting materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Removing debris and snow
  • Performing tasks indoors and out-of-doors, occasionally in environments that are dusty, noisy, or which could have work hazards
  • Occasionally working beyond normal duty hours, including weekends and holidays, and subject to 24-hour call-in

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • In addition to the education requirements, a minimum of one (1) year of related labor experience
  • MD class C driver's license required
  • Must have and maintain a valid State Driver's License issued by the state in which the incumbent/candidate resides for each class of vehicle to be operated on company business
  • Must have no more than 3 demerit points in the previous twelve (12) months or five (5) demerit points in the preceding thirty-six (36) months as determined by the SAIC Use of Government Owed or Leased Vehicles Policy. 2.) Incumbents in this classification are designated as essential employees based on the Program requirements. 3.) Incumbents in this position are subject to a background check and must be able to obtain the appropriate clearance levels determined by the job requirements
  • Ability to perform physical duties including-lifting and carrying up to 50lbs
  • Duties include walking, standing, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, and working in confined areas, potential exposure to particulates, vapors or noisy environment
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience in safety practices in the trade, industrial construction/support equipment
  • One year of construction experience
  • Experience working for sustained periods of time performing manual labor
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)