General Construction Technician, 858

Location , MN
Date Posted October 2, 2017
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time




The General Construction Technician provides support to the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) by performing various general labor duties to assist Operations personnel. The position is temporary, for approximately fourteen (14) weeks, every four (4) to five (5) weeks there will be one week off that is not paid.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Gathers tools and supplies to be used at work site, according to instructions.

Maintains tools and equipment and keeps supplies and parts in order.

Uses hand tools, and small electrical tools for the demolition, preparation, and installation of lightning protection systems.

Loads and unloads trucks.

Performs general clean up around the job site and office area.

Performs exothermic welding.

Assists with material storage, flagging traffic, running errands and picking up parts.

Removes pavement.

Remains on the project for four (4) to five (5) weeks at a time. Then one week off.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Zero (0) to three (3) years of previous general labor experience, field experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience.


OSHA 10 certification preferred

Must have identification for authorization to work on federal property


Knowledge of industry safety standards is required

Excellent time-management skills with ability to receive instructions and accurately complete assignments in a timely manner

Ability to work for extended periods of time in adverse weather conditions

Ability to work in excess of 40 hours in a given week

Ability to implement and follow all safety and emergency procedures and to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required.

Ability to remain calm during emergencies and respond appropriately as dictated by the circumstance of the incident

Ability to work effectively, both individually and in a team environment


Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.



Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Appropriate PPE includes hard hat, safety glasses, respirators, ear plugs, steel toed shoes, or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and location the work is being performed

Walking, stepping, climbing or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another

Enter and exit equipment through the use of vertical mounted ladders up to and including 10’ or more in height

Standing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, climbing or sitting for long periods of time

Repetitive movements by feet, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands and back in performance of work

Climbs vertical ladders

Works at elevated heights

Lifts fifty (50) lb objects as required

Prolonged exposure to outdoor conditions

Ability to work in excess of 40 hours in any given week including weekend assignments as required

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