Construction Laborer/Telehandler Operator

Website TrueNorth Steel

Construction Laborer/Telehandler Operator Job Highlights

Title Construction Laborer/Telehandler Operator
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Billings, MT, United States
Company TrueNorth Steel

Company Profile

TrueNorth Steel provides steel-based solutions for customers’ projects in a variety of industries, including agriculture, construction, mining, road and bridge construction, stormwater management, and energy.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Construction Laborer/Telehandler Operator who will be responsible for installing miscellaneous steel, egress, and structural components in a commercial or industrial setting.

Fit-up, weld, and clean-up of steel handrail, guardrail, stairs, and other mild steel custom components.

Educational Qualification

  • No education level is mentioned, yet basic schooling (High School Diploma) will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Possess 1 year of steel or precast concrete installation experience, or related industry experience (preferred)
  • 2 years of welding/general construction experience (preferred)


  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings and blueprints.
  • Assist in applying caulking to expansion joints and concrete seams.
  • Assist in mixing and applying flowable grout to precast joints and steel column bases.
  • Efficiently and safely operate small power tools, such as grinders, core drills, and concrete hammer drills.
  • Embrace and demonstrate the qualities of the TrueNorth Steel Game Changer.
  • Fit-up, weld, and clean-up of steel handrail, guardrail, stairs, and other mild steel custom components.
  • Follow all company safety and quality requirements.
  • Install Miscellaneous steel, egress components, and structural components in a commercial or industrial setting.
  • Operate man lifts and forklifts efficiently and safely.
  • Other duties as assigned, include work on-site when not assigned or scheduled for field installation projects.
  • Prompt and dependable attendance.
  • The Construction Services Technician 1 is an entry-level position, with all work being completed with supervision.
  • Unload delivery trucks either by hand or machine.


  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
  • Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace
  • Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing job site conditions
  • Ability to read a tape measure (imperial and metric)
  • Ability to tow trailers and equipment
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Ability to work safely, accurately, and thoroughly
  • Ability to work with others
  • Basic knowledge and experience with computer and Microsoft products
  • Basic knowledge of welding, grinding, and mechanical fastening
  • First Aid Training preferred
  • OSHA training or certification (preferred)
  • The trait of being dependable and trustworthy
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions
  • Valid driver’s license

Required Skills-

  • Attention to Detail
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Driving
  • MIG Welding
  • Responsible
  • Tape Measure

Travel Requirements

  • Frequent travel to job sites throughout the state of Montana; 2-5 days of overnight per week; weekends at home; leave for the jobs site on Monday morning and return to Billings (MT) on Friday after lunch; lodging paid for by the company with $50 daily per diem for meals/incidentals.

Position Level 2-

  • 3+ years of experience in steel or precast concrete installation, or related industry experience
  • Ability to schedule and perform work without supervision
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, with experience learning new software (e.g., Microsoft Office and CPM scheduling platforms)
  • Met all requirements of and mastered all aspects of the level 1 position
  • OSHA 10 certification (preferred)
  • Self-starter, outcome-driven attitude, and behavior
  • The Construction Services Technician 2 is a mid-level position, with all work being completed with minimal direct supervision

Position Level 3-

  • 1+ years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively to the Construction Development Manager
  • Ability to develop creative, safe, and effective solutions to complex problems at the worksite
  • Ability to find new opportunities and growth with minimal supervision
  • Ability to schedule, direct, and manage crews at multiple locations
  • Met all requirements of and mastered all aspects of the level 1 and 2 positions
  • OSHA 10 certification (required)
  • OSHA 30 certification (preferred)
  • Strong ability to work and manage in a remote, off-site environment
  • The Construction Services Technician 3 is a high-level position, with most work being completed without direct supervision


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees, which includes an excellent health/dental package, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account benefits, profit-sharing, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off.

Employer’s Statement

TrueNorth Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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