Heavy Civil/Highway

On every heavy and highway construction sites, construction laborers clear and prepare highway work zones and rights of way; install traffic barricades, cones, and markers; and control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones. Laborers install sewer, water, and storm drainpipes. They check road grade, place asphalt on roadways and place concrete on roads, bridges, and dams and in all civil structures. They break and remove old structures. Laborers operate a variety of equipment including jackhammers, pavement breakers, concrete mixers, earth compactors, boring machines, mechanical hoists, lasers, surveying and measuring equipment.

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