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Laborer, Grounds Maintenance - Ft Hood, Texas at TRDI in Fort Hood, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Hourly Rate: $16.20
Benefits include: Medical, Vision, Dental, Health and Welfare, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays.

Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance and valid driver's license.


The Grounds Maintenance Laborer will be responsible for the cultivation and care of all landscaping and grounds maintenance requirements of the contract they are assigned to and shall act as the official point of contact to the PM.


• Maintain grounds of industrial, commercial or public property such as buildings, camp and picnic grounds, parks, playgrounds, greenhouses and athletic fields.

• Repair structures and equipment, performing one or more of the following tasks: cut grass, using walking-type or riding mowers (less than 2000 lbs.), trim hedges, and edges around curbs and walk ways, maintain flowerbeds using hedge trimmers, clippers, and edging tools.

• Shall perform snow removal and ice control on walk areas around all Government furnished buildings, sidewalks, steps, and on walk ways between buildings and parking areas to assure personnel and equipment safety and to perform work requirements.

• Plant grass, flowers, and shrubs, water lawn and shrubs during dry periods, using hose or activating sprinkler system, pick up and burn or cart away leaves, paper or other litter; repair and paint fences, gates, benches, tables, guardrails, and outbuildings.

• Assist fertilize or herbicide lawn, shrubs, and trees using ground spreader or sprayers.

• Assist in repair of roads, walks, buildings, and mechanical equipment, and may clean comfort stations, offices, workshop areas, and parking lots by sweeping, washing, mopping and polishing.

• Follow OSHA and company safety rules and regulations.

• Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the English language.

• Demonstrate interpersonal skills to work well within a team environment with a customer-focused approach and aptitude for continuous improvement serving internal and external customers.

• Knowledge of Quality Assurance/Control principles.

• Possess and maintain a current valid state issued driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

• Pass and maintain any required security clearance requirement and comply with Drug Free Workplace policy.

• Adheres to Operations Security (OPSEC) standard operations procedures.

• Adheres to Property Control Plan for management of Government Furnished Property (GFP).

• Adheres to the safety and health program that complies with EM 385-1-1 and applicable OSHA, DOD, Armed Forces Branch(s), Federal, state, and local safety, environmental and health requirements.

• Maintain a site-specific Accident Prevention Plan (APP) in accordance with Appendix A, EM 385-1-1.

• Other tasks as may be directed by the Project Manager/Supervisor.


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Required
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner

• Ability to effectively work with other team members

• Ability to maintain confidentiality of information

• Must be able to Work a Flexible Work Schedule

• Able to read, write, speak and understand English

• High school education or GED
• 1 year relevant work experience within a commercial grounds keeping environment

TRDI hires many individuals with and without disabilities, especially those that are transitioning out of the Armed Services:

If you are self-identifying a disability, please submit supportive documentation (i.e. the official medical/psychological diagnosis signed by the appropriate healthcare provider, along with functional limitations + extent) with the application package for full employment consideration. If you have a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) assigned, you can request a 1-page letter on their official letterhead with the same requested information signed by the VRC. Please fax to 210-572-0408.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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