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Construction Worker - Lake Charles Rebuild

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Location: Lake Charles, LA, United States
Job ID: 12241
Date Posted: Feb 25, 2022

Job Description

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The Construction Worker with North American Ministries is based in Lake Charles, LA, requires a skilled builder and should be knowledgeable in all aspects of construction.  This Rebuild project involves providing minor and more wholesale repairs and, in some cases, complete rebuilds from the ground up.  You could be helping a family to get back into their home after damaging storms.

A day in the life of a Construction Worker:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do!  We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe. 

In the role of Construction Worker, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Work jointly with the Project Superintendent, Construction Foremen and the Logistics Coordinator to construct and/or repair homes in the affected area
  • Be willing to lead and work with volunteers, work with other construction workers on-site and hired subcontractors when needed
  • Ensure quality of each project is maintained to the highest possible standard
  • Provide safety training and general project training for team members at the job site and assure all work is done with safe manner
  • Maintain security of all materials and equipment at job sites
  • Ensure quality and adherence of Samaritan’s Purse policies from hired subcontractors
  • Inspect all jobs, ensuring all work is in accordance with federal, state and local laws and codes
  • Communicate and minister to Project Superintendent, homeowners and partners, keeping them informed of the team's work and projected needs
  • Complete and submit reports for any injuries occurring at the job sites

Qualifications & Experience:

  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Be familiar with all aspects of residential home construction, from layout and foundation work to final inspection
  • All construction courses and training and or on the job training will be reviewed, i.e. electrical, plumbing, roofing, framing and finish carpentry
  • A Class A Commercial Driver’s License is helpful, but not required. Ability to obtain a drivers medical card is required.
  • All other duties as assigned

Job Location: Lake Charles, LA

Type:  Full-Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English

Travel Expectations: Minimal


  • On-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)
  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long-term and Short-term disability insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Term Life Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days
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Location: Lake Charles, LA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 25, 2022

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