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As a small business, our employees are important to us, they’re like family. We are always looking for people to join our family.

Contact Info

Our Office

11050 S 204th St. Gretna Nebraska

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Open Office Hours

M-F: 8am – 5pm

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Get in Touch

(402) 332-4141

Construction Job Openings

Open Position: General Labor/Pipelayer

General Labor – Job Description/Duties

  • Responsible for assisting in completion of projects while following all company and safety policies.
  • Responsible for setting stringline, stringing pipe, grouting manholes, and tarring products as needed.
  • Continuous monitoring of job site to maintain a safe work area by following OSHA safety protocol for employees inside and outside trenches including the surrounding area.
  • Maintain communication with all crew members and foreman for proper installation of product, as well as, the safety of others.
  • Ability to understand and read grade stakes.
  • Ability to anticipate project needs and place material and/or tools appropriately to keep crew moving without delay.
  • Ability to prepare tools, as well as, safely and efficiently use tools necessary such as lasers, locators, shovel, forms, ladders, saws, hammers, etc.
  • Responsible for care of job site tools, as well as, putting tools and supplies away at the end of the work day.
  • Ability to follow instructions and retain prior learning.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be available to work Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday’s 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Occasional after hours required for water main breaks, snow removal or other utility emergencies.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation to/from jobsites.
  • Must be able to lift +/-50 lbs to/from ground level to truck level.
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb in and out of trench repeatedly.
  • Ability to rotate upper body/head to check surroundings.
  • Must be able to read a tape measure.
  • Must be able to read and speak English.
  • Must understand and follow OSHA safety regulations.
  • Ability to work well and safely with others.
  • Punctual attendance each day.

General Labor Application

Open Position: Pipe Crew Foreman/Operator

Job Description/Duties

  • Oversee and supervise crew of 5-6 employees consisting of equipment operators, pipelayers and general laborers
  • Coordinate daily project operations to keep site running efficiently and safely
  • Provide direction, guidance and occasional training to crew members
  • Anticipate material, labor and equipment needs and assess field operations on a daily basis to keep site running without delay
  • Ability to read blueprints and understand project specifications
  • Communicate and advise management of any project delays, staff problems, material issues, etc.
  • Submit paperwork as required
  • Responsible for the safe operation of wheeled loaders, excavators, backhoes, skid steers and other general construction equipment
  • Fuel, grease and maintain equipment by checking all fluids DAILY including, but not limited to: engine oil, antifreeze, transmission fluid, hydraulic fluid & final drives
  • Maintain safe work area by following OSHA safety protocol for trenching, shoring etc.
  • Maintain communication with all crew members for proper installation of product, as well as the safety of others
  • Ability to understand and follow grade
  • Hold OSHA 10hr/30hr safety card and other certificates or licenses as required by industry
  • All other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Must be available to work Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday’s 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Occasional after hours required for water main breaks, snow removal or other utility emergencies
  • Must have valid driver’s license and maintain a clean driving record
  • Must be able to lift +/-50 lbs to/from ground level to truck level
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb in and out of equipment and trenches repeatedly
  • Ability to rotate upper body/head to check surroundings
  • Assist crew with other duties as needed
  • Must be able to read a tape measure
  • Must be able to read and speak English
  • Must understand and follow OSHA safety regulations
  • Ability to work well and safely with others
  • Punctual attendance each day

Pipe Crew Foreman/Operator Application

Open Position: Precast Labor

Precast Labor – Job Description/Duties

  • Responsible for following all company and safety policies for the general safety of all employees.
  • Assist in pouring concrete, setting concrete forms, cutting or setting rebar and other materials as needed.
  • Assist in placing tarps and other curing materials on precast products as needed.
  • Apply form grease to concrete forms and maintain other equipment as needed.
  • Continuous monitoring of job site to maintain a safe work area by following OSHA safety protocol.
  • Maintain communication with all crew members and foreman for proper production of products as well as the safety of others.
  • Attach cables and other rigging devices to transport precast products safely.
  • Anticipate project needs and place material and/or tools appropriately to keep crew moving without delay.
  • Prepare tools, as well as safely and efficiently use tools necessary such as shovels, forms, ladders, saws, hammers, etc.
  • Responsible for care of job site tools, as well as putting tools and supplies away at the end of the work day and maintaining a clean work area.
  • Ability to follow instructions and retain prior learning.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be available to work Monday thru Friday 6:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday’s 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation to/from site.
  • Must be able to lift +/-50 lbs to/from ground level to truck level.
  • Ability to sit/stand/bend/stoop for periods of time.
  • Ability to climb up and down equipment and concrete structures.
  • Ability to rotate upper body/head to check surroundings.
  • Must be able to read a tape measure.
  • Must be able to read and speak English.
  • Must understand and follow OSHA safety regulations.
  • Ability to work well and safely with others.
  • Punctual attendance each day.

Precast Labor Application

Open Position: Equipment Operator

Equipment Operator – Job Description/Duties

  • Responsible for assisting in completion of projects while following all company and safety policies.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of wheeled loaders, excavators, backhoes, skid steers and other general construction equipment.
  • Fuel, grease and maintain equipment daily or as needed.
  • Maintain safe work area by following OSHA safety protocol for trenching, shoring, etc.
  • Maintain communication with all crew members and foreman for proper installation of product, as well as, the safety of others.
  • Ability to understand and follow grade.
  • Ability to anticipate project needs and place material appropriately to keep crew moving without delay.
  • Communicate when maintenance or repairs are needed on equipment.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be available to work Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday’s 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Occasional after hours required for water main breaks, snow removal or other utility emergencies.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation to/from jobsites.
  • Must be able to lift +/-50 lbs to/from ground level to truck level.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb in and out of equipment repeatedly.
  • Ability to rotate upper body/head to check surroundings.
  • Assist crew and foreman with other duties as needed.
  • Must be able to read a tape measure.
  • Must be able to read and speak English.
  • Must understand and follow OSHA safety regulations.
  • Ability to work well and safely with others.
  • Punctual attendance each day.

Equipment Operator Application

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11050 S 204th St. Gretna Nebraska

(402) 332-4141

frontdesk@kerstenconst.com

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