Subsidiary: Barrett Industries




Are you ready to build your career with the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure, construction, and maintenance? If so, apply today!

The Laborer performs all vital daily duties to keep our plants/crushing systems running by constantly touring, observing, and maintaining all working parts of the facilities, and plays an imperative role - increasing plant uptime and minimizing downtime through constant, thorough, and effective routine maintenance procedures. 

Laborer Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe work environment, in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
  • Follow all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Perform tasks as outlined by the supervisor and meet expectations for each specific project.
  • Maintain grounds (grass weeds, fences, gate areas and rails/rail ties).
  • Operate and maintain various vehicles, machinery and other equipment used at the site.
  • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.
  • Responsible for upkeep of tools and work area.

Laborer Skills

  • Previous field experience in asphalt manufacturing, concrete manufacturing, or construction is preferred.

  • Possess knowledge and abilities to perform general repairs on plant equipment using standard industrial tools and understanding of mechanical systems.

  • Able to operate mobile equipment associated with plant operations including: skid steer, front end loader, dump truck, manlift.

  • Good communication skills and ability to take direction for work to perform and proven ability to work with others as a team.

  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work on assigned tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Responsible, reliable and dependable

Laborer Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, frequently required to: kneel, climb, bend, stoop and crawl.
  • Push, carry, and lift 75 pounds or more.

Laborer Schedule

  • Monday - Friday from 6 am - 5 /6 pm (varies)
  • Occasional weekend shift
  • Seasonal (usually March/April through mid-November, but varies)
  • Position anticipated to begin the middle of March for the 2024 season.

Laborer Compensation

  • Starting New Hire rate starts at $21.45 and will move to $24.24 after the successful completion of the probationary period.


Our company is not only a phenomenal place to work, but we also have great benefits, such as: comprehensive health, dental, vision, 401k match, life insurance, AD&D, Teladoc, health advocate, and many more!


Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Plattsburgh