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Employment

Career Opportunities

At Opp Construction, the possibilities are endless. You can build your own path and by digging in and getting started with one of our divisions. Look below to learn more about the possibilities within each one and see which trade is the best fit for you. As long as you are willing to learn, we will teach you – Opp Construction has an in-house training program for every division.

We value you and your family and try our best to maintain a workload that is in the area with little to no days requiring overnights away from home. Join our Team and become part of our family today.

Choose Your Trade

Concrete

Concrete road builders are responsible for operating machinery to move heavy materials at construction sites, clear and grade land & build the roads using equipment and hand skill. Concrete road paving continues to get more advanced, concrete road builders need to be skilled enough to set up and inspect equipment, make adjustments and perform some maintenance and minor repairs. The equipment that is operated may include road graders, packers, air compressors, screeds, skidsters, concrete pavers, and payloaders.

Concrete road building also requires craftspeople that are skilled to have the eye to hand build curb, finish concrete and to ensure that the highest quality standards are being met. To start out in a field of concrete, you would begin as a laborer and work your way up as you become more skilled. Concrete laborers shovel concrete, set forms & work under the supervision and training of their career mentors. There are many different facets of concrete as well such as quality control, concrete sawing, concrete sealing & maintenance such as parking lot striping & sweeping.

Opp Construction was awarded 1st Place in the Municipal Division for the National AGC and Overall Grand Award Winner for Construction Safety Excellence for 2013. The safety of our team members, subcontractors, and the public is our top priority.

Asphalt

Asphalt Paving Team members are responsible for operating machinery to move heavy materials at construction sites, clear and grade land & build roads & parking lots using equipment and hand skill. Asphalt paving continues to get more advanced, and asphalt paving team members need to be skilled enough to set up and inspect equipment, make adjustments and perform some maintenance and minor repairs. The equipment that is operated may include pavers, rollers, tractors, skidsters & trucks.

Asphalt paving also requires a plant operator to operate the materials that are provided to build the pavement and a lab technician who is skilled enough to test the quality of the materials. Asphalt labors would shovel & rake asphalt, clean equipment, assist with sign control and assist with equipment maintenance and work under the supervision and training of their career mentors.

Equipment/Truck Driving

Equipment/Truck Drivers are responsible for doing either demo or dirt work for the construction sites. This is done by using heavy equipment and large trucks to haul construction materials. Equipment continues to get more advanced, equipment operators need to be skilled in maintaining and inspect equipment and performing some maintenance and minor repairs. Equipment operated includes backhoes, excavators, bulldozers, and payloaders.

These equipment operators need to be skilled enough to have the eye to operate the machinery in tight locations and to be able to understand the increasing technology. To start out in this division with no experience would be a challenge, although if you have your CDL operators permit and the ability to drive truck you could start out hauling material and work your way into the equipment as you gained experience.

Irrigation

Maintaining and installing underground irrigation systems is completed by trained irrigation technicians. Irrigation technicians must be skilled enough to understand the mechanics of building irrigation systems and all of the components that go into the proper installation. The equipment that is operated may include a trencher, dingo or tractor. Most irrigation work is completed by hand using mechanical skills.

Irrigation technicians need to be skilled enough to follow blueprints and troubleshoot irrigation issues for irrigation systems that have already been installed. To start out in a field of irrigation you would begin as a laborer and work your way up as you become more skilled. Irrigation laborers haul components to and from the job site, operate trenchers & do basic maintenance and installation for irrigation systems by working under the direct supervision of their career mentors.

Paving Stones

Concrete Stone Mason’s are responsible for building patios, sidewalks, and retaining walls by using segmental concrete building materials. Stone projects are often built on compacted aggregate base material. Stone building and design continue to become more advanced and masons need to be skilled in several areas. They must have knowledge of excavation and subgrade analysis, elevation and setting grades based on engineering requirements, knowledge of aggregate selection, and achieving proper base compaction. The knowledge of equipment needed to achieve a well-built project is also necessary. Equipment often used may include small excavators, skidsteers, plate compactors, masonry saws & several small hand tools.

Stone Masonry also requires craftspeople that are skilled to have the eye to look at a set of blueprints and construct the project to the design ensuring the highest quality standards are being met. To start out in a field of Stone Masonry you would begin as a laborer and work your way up as you become more skilled. Stone Laborers shovel dirt & sand, haul pavers, cut pavers & work under the supervision of their career mentors.

Shop Mechanics

Shop Mechanics are responsible for repairing and building equipment that is used in all facets of construction. They must be able to have the knowledge to trouble shoot and develop solutions to needs in the field. Shop mechanics would begin their career as a basic mechanic and work your way up as you become more skilled. A basic understanding of mechanics would be necessary, such as a college degree in mechanics.

Patio World/ Sales

Patio World is Opp Construction’s retail division that supply’s materials to retail customers and contractors. Patio World works closely with Opp Construction divisions to supply them with materials that they need to construct their projects. Patio World Team Members must be able to work with customers and have knowledge of computers to be in sales. Patio World employees operate equipment such as forklift, semi & payloader. To start out at Patio World you may begin in the yard and work with loading customers and assist the sales staff.

Estimators

Estimators work with customers to bid projects which are either previously designed or designed by the estimator as well. Estimators also work with the team members at Opp Construction to ensure the projects are being designed according to their plans using the highest quality materials and processes available.

Office

Opp Construction’s office staff assists all divisions, managers & estimators with completing their jobs. Career opportunities in the office would be administrative positions such as receptionist, payroll & accounts payable, management positions in Human Resources, Operations & Accounting.

BENEFITS

401 (k) plan, Health Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, AFLAC & Life Insurance, $80.00 Boot Credit, $150.00 Safety Incentive, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, Career Advancement Opportunities, Winters Off!
*Length of service required for some benefits

EXPECTATIONS

Team Member safety is our #1 priority.
We offer high-quality products and superior customer service.
Standing by our word is important to us.
We work as a team.
We work hard to build functional products that we and our customers are proud of.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Opp Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Opp Construction does not discriminate against applicants or employees in any aspect of employment or regarding personnel decisions based on an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, national origins, ancestry, age, disability or any other status protected by law or regulation. Vets, Females, the Disabled & Minorities are encouraged to apply.

GENERAL INFO


Asphalt
Concrete
Landscaping
Paving Stones
Irrigation
Truck Driver
Patio World
Office
Any




AVAILABILITY

EDUCATION

OTHER INFORMATION

Applications for employment, for all positions, require mandatory drug testing, and for certain positions, may require post-offer medical examinations to determine if they are able to perform the essential functions of the position.

I am prepared to do so.

Opp Construction has policies on sexual harassment and equal employment opportunity, policies which require employees to perform all assigned work and mandatory overtime, policies requiring wage or salary deduction authorizations by employees for employer property, debts or monies not returned or repaid, an at-will employment policy, solicitation and distribution policies requiring employees to observe all standards of conduct, policies and work rules of Opp Construction.

I agree to comply with these and all other current or subsequently adopted Opp Construction policies if hired.

Note: A conviction does not automatically disqualify a job applicant from further consideration; however, deception as to their existence or falsification of their exact nature may result in denial of employment.

REFERENCES

Give names of 3 people NOT related to you, whom you have known at least one year.



EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

List all positions, starting with the present or most recent job.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY REPORTING

EEO-1/VETS-100 Reporting (Optional)

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Opp construction doesn’t discriminate against applicants or employees in any aspect of employment or regarding personnel decisions based on an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, national origins, ancestry, age, disability or any other status protected by law or regulation.

Thank you for taking the time to complete this form. We are gathering information with record keeping and reporting for Federal and State laws.

All applicants and employees are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other protected status.

Providing any information on this form does not factor in determining employment, conditions of employment or continuing employment. This form is voluntary and is not considered part of your applications or personnel file.

DESCRIPTIONS OF VETERAN GROUPS:
Disabled Veteran: Means (A) a veteran who is entitled to compensation (or who, but for the receipt of military retired pay, would be entitle to compensation) under the laws administered by the Department of Veteran Affairs for a disability rated at 10 or 20 percent in the case of a veteran who has been determined to have a serious employment disability or (B) a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.
Vietnam Era Veteran: Means a veteran, any part of whose active military, naval, or air service, was during the period August 5, 1964 through May 7, 1975 who (1) served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released there from with other than a dishonorable discharge or (2) was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. No veteran can be considered to be a veteran of the Vietnam era under this paragraph after Dec. 31, 1994.

DESCRIPTIONS OF ETHNIC GROUPS:
White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East.
Hispanic/Latino: A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
Black/African American: A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.
Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples or the Far East, South Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam. Not of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Alaskan Native/American Indian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North America and South America (including Central America), and who maintain tribal affiliation or community attachment.
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands. Not of Hispanic or Latino origin.

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I CERTIFY that the information on this application is correct and I understand that any misrepresentation or omission of any information will result in my disqualification from consideration for employment or, if employed, my dismissal.
I UNDERSTAND that I will be required to successfully pass a drug screening and a background check as conditions of my employment.
This certifies that this application was completed by me, and that all entries on it and information in it are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS APPLICATION IS NOT A CONTRACT, OFFER, OR PROMISE OF EMPLOYMENT. LIKEWISE, THE COMPANY CAN TERMINATE MY EMPLOYMENT AT ANY TIME WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE.