Milbank House Movers

Job Openings

House Moving/Laborers

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Dependent on Skill Set

  1. Prepare buildings for moving from one site to another on trailer, truck or rollers, determining most suitable technique based on knowledge of structures and moving- permit regulations.
  2. Breaks holes in foundation or removes underpinning, using steel cutter and carpentry tools.
  3. Position timbers and/or steel beams under house, position jacks.
  4. Rolls pneumatic-tired dollies under beams, lowers house onto dollies, and fastens dollies to beams using chains.
  5. Bolts crossbeam to supporting beams to provide tow-bar to move house.
  6. Attaches winch-cable to crossbeams.
  7. May turn guiding arm of rear dollies, using block and tackle to assist truck driver to negotiate sharp turns.
  8. May erect foundation. May lower and level house on foundation at new location, using hydraulic jacks.
  9. Drive commercial licensed vehicles to/from job sites – requires Commercial Operators License.
  10. May obtain permit to move houses.
  11. Maintain job site cleanliness by removing rubble and rubbish from job site.
  12. Maintain equipment and tools.
  13. Maintain and clean pickups, equipment and trailers on a daily basis.
  14. Operate a variety of equipment including hand and power tools, heavy equipment.
  15. Follow all recommended safety regulations as provided by the company.

Job Requirements

  • Be able to lift 50- 100 lbs on a regular basis
  • Be able to pass medical physical and submit to drug and alcohol testing
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well with others
  • Confident, self-starter with detail-oriented and deadline driven capabilities.
  • Job may require evenings out of town.
  • Be able to work shifts greater than 8 hours per day, if job deems necessary.
  • Be able to work outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Clean driving record, CDL preferred.

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