Traveling Laborer w/ CDL-A

  • RAM Construction Services
  • Feb 09, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Before reading the rest of the job description, please note that this position requires the employee to travel for up to 4 weeks at a time. If you are comfortable with that, please keep reading about our incentives, benefits, and qualifications.


As a Traveling Laborer for RAM Construction Services, you will assist in the revitalization and construction of our projects. You will perform a variety of tasks that aid our skilled trade workers and lead to the completion and success of a project. Extensive traveling is required for this position. 


Pay rates can range (Starting at $27/hr for our Laborer position, and up to $36/hr for our CDL-A Driver's) and we have additional incentives that could increase your compensation (Night Work, Foreman-In-Training and Varying State Prevailing Wages).

- Drive Time has specific rates to be paid; $30/hr for drive time for our Semi Rig, and $20/hr for any equipment less than a Semi Rig. These driving hours go towards union insurance benefits. 



  • $5,000 Signing Bonus (with CDL-A Endorsement)
  • Referral Bonus
  • Incentive Pay
  • Incelement Weather Pay Provided
  • Daily Per Diem's When On The Road
  • Family Visits & Stays Are Welcome


  • Monthly Trips Home (Paid by RAM)
  • Off-Time During the Winter Months
  • Health Insurance (Through Union)
  • Pension (Through Union)


    • Driving company vehicle- must comply with company vehicle policies. Vehicles include 1 ton dump truck with trailer, 1 ton dually with trailer and a semi with a 53 foot trailer.
    • Completing Department of Transportation logs and paperwork accurately.
    • Unloading/loading of materials into and out of trucks.
    • Lifting objects or materials weighing 60+ pounds and possible usage of hand tools and small power tools.
    • Performing other relevant duties as assigned and assisting other skilled trade workers (caulking, waterproofing, etc.) in their performance
    • This position requires a minimum education level of High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Prior experience driving a stake truck with manual transmission and air-brakes required. Experience in the construction industry and with electronic log books preferred.
    • The employee is required to have a valid CDL A, reliable transportation and a clean driving record.

TRAVEL: Travel is required for this position, the employee must be willing to travel for up to 4 weeks at a time. RAM will compensate a $350 per diem each week in addition to daily food and hotel allowance.

Work environments may include but are not limited to the following: seasonal temperatures, high spaces, small spaces, loud and frequent noises, standing/walking for up to 12 hours a day, indoor/outdoor settings, areas close to traffic.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer- RAM Construction Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.