Location: Kellogg, Idaho
Title: Laborer
Schedule (FT/PT): Temporary Full Time
Travel Required: No
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind Construction Services provides heavy civil construction services with special expertise in mine reclamation, repository construction and operation, landfill closures, and stream restoration. Operations began in northern Idaho, but have expanded to new regions including Las Vegas, Seattle, and Oak Ridge. The Construction Services team is known for the successful completion of projects in challenging conditions that are often in remote locations throughout the U.S. North Wind Construction Services is a certified 8(a) and small disadvantaged business.


The Laborer shall perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. Performs manual and skilled labor tasks such as collecting debris from work site, and using tools and equipment such as: hand tools, hand held power tools, and small-mechanized equipment to provide labor support on a variety of construction projects. May tend pumps, compressors, and generators. Load, unload, identify, and distribute site materials to the appropriate location according to project plans. Assist with setting/reading survey grade stakes (cut and fills).


  • Working in an outdoor environment with exposure to extreme weather and difficult terrains
  • Lifting and carrying materials such as pipe, moving hoses, decontaminating equipment and materials, flagging, and other strenuous tasks
  • Inspect, maintain, and operate assigned manual and power tools.
  • Operation of tools in a safe and efficient manner. (chain saws, jumping jack, etc.)
  • Requires strict reliability to be on the assigned project site at the designated start time.


  • Read and understand safety policies and procedures
  • Safely execute work assignments
  • Notify appropriate personnel of issues needing management attention.
  • Follow North Wind and client procedures.
  • May be required to maintain work log or other project paperwork, as applicable.
  • Maintain contemporaneous timesheets and submit on a weekly basis.
  • Work independently or with others on a crew to complete daily assignments.


Education and Experience:

  • High Diploma or equivalent

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Ability to regularly move at least 60-lbs manually
  • Ability to follow supervisory verbal and written instructions and designated health and safety requirements.
  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions or difficult terrain

Special Requirements:

  • Current OSHA Hazardous Waste 40 hr training is a requirement.
  • Must have a valid driver license
  • Must pass pre-employment background check
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Applicants are required to have REAL ID ACT compliant documentation at time of hire and nothing on record that would prohibit you from gaining access to Department of Energy sites


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach and signal with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.


The majority of the work will involve manual labor tasks in outdoor conditions and often in inclement weather. Terrain may be steep and in mountainous terrain.

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

    North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

    Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.