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4608 Old Lagrange Rd
Buckner, KY 40010


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Are you ready to work with some of the best in the business? Contact us today to start your next commercial concrete project.


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Rodbuster Non-Exempt

East & Westbrook Construction, Inc.

Reports to: Foreman


Major Responsibilities:

  • Despite every effort made by the Company the basic responsibility for employee health and safety rests with the individual. It is a condition of employment for all employees to conduct their work in a safe and healthful manner.
  • Works in accordance with good safety practices as directed by federal, state and local laws, codes and standards, as well as any instructions pertaining to a specific operation/job.
  • Accepts responsibility for their own safety and reports all unsafe conditions or acts to their immediate supervisor.
  • Reports all accidents or injuries immediately upon occurrence to their supervisor. Reports for medical treatment as directed.
  • Refrains from any unsafe acts that may endanger themselves or others.  
  • Reports any unsafe conditions or unsafe personal acts to their supervisor immediately.
  • Participates in an accident investigation as requested.
  • Wears appropriate attire and footwear for the work environment to be encountered.
  • Utilizes personal protective equipment as required and maintains it in a serviceable condition.
  • Uses machines, equipment, tools, and blowtorches to shape steel rods for use in concrete projects.
  • Understand the construction process and how rods reinforce concrete foundation or framing.
  • Determines quantities, sizes, shapes, and locations of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches, or oral instructions.
  • Space and fasten together rods in forms according to blueprints, using wire and pliers.
  • Positions and secures steel bars, rods, cables, or mesh in concrete forms, using fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, or hand tools.
  • Cuts rods to required lengths, using metal shears, hacksaws, bar cutters, or acetylene torches.
  • Place blocks under rebar to hold the bars off the deck when reinforcing floors.
  • Cut and fit wire mesh or fabric, using hooked rods, and position fabric or mesh in concrete to reinforce concrete.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • No less than 1 to 2 years of industry experience.  
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job including methods, techniques, materials, tools used in craft installation, maintenance, and repair; and safety practices and procedures.
  • Willingness to communicate.    
  • Motivated to learn and develop additional skills.

Working Environment:

 The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 5% sitting, 10% walking, and 85% standing. The job is performed outdoors, indoors, and in various geographic locations.


This position description is subject to review and revision at management’s discretion.


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