Apex Companies, LLC Construction Technician 2 in Urbandale, Iowa

Construction Technician 2

Overview

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Date Posted:

5/3/2018

Location:

IA - Urbandale

Address:

10052 Justin Drive

City:

Urbandale

State:

IA

Country:

United States of America

Category:

Operational Services

Description

No bureaucracy. Apex was founded on the principles of agility and employee empowerment, and we’ve worked hard over the past 25+ years to build a culture of collaboration, communication, and opportunity. That’s our secret to success, plain and simple.

We get it. You’re looking for growth opportunity in a high-energy environment. You want to work with the best minds in the business and for a company that cares about your professional development. And while you might be okay with some routine, you’d really like a role that includes new challenges, stretching you just enough to help you grow.

You get it. As a Construction Technician 2, you’re a serious worker who lends your experience and expertise to the success of every project. You work hard to exceed expectations for quality and you quickly become an integral member of Apex's team to complete every project on time. At the end of the workday, you go home very satisfied knowing you’ve contributed to a safe, productive work day on your projects.

Responsibilities.

Like every member of the Apex Team, your role as Construction Technician 2 is key to the company’s success. While the responsibilities of the Construction Technician 2 will vary day to day, in general you will often:

  • Ideally will have hands-on experience with repair and construction of stormwater infrastructure, concrete structures, piping, detention and retention basins.

  • Crew leads will provide direction and hands-on performance of stormwater repair and maintenance projects in IA, SD, ND, MN, NE, and MO and will supervise and direct.

  • Perform field labor.

  • Operate hand-held and heavy construction equipment.

  • Apply construction techniques.

  • Maintain equipment trailer and service vehicles.

  • Perform minor repairs on equipment.

  • Learn regulations and compliance techniques.

  • Document field observations.

  • Observe safe work practices.

  • Actively develop your own career path.

In addition to your fulfilling role with a growing company, you also gain the advantages of:

  • A full benefits package including health, medical, dental, life, short and long term disability, 401k, and tuition assistance (among others).

  • Resources and support for your career development.

  • Cross-training and diverse projects.

  • Working with some of the best and brightest in the industry among a culture that values diversity.

  • 600+ employee consulting/contracting firm led by an approachable, accessible executive team and all of the resources typical of much larger firm.

Minimum Requirements

Great minds think alike! Now that we understand each other, let’s sort through the minimum qualifications for this position:

  • GED or High School Diploma.

  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification (preferred).

  • 2-4 years of construction experience with repair and construction of stormwater infrastructure, concrete structures, piping and detention/retention basins.

  • Experience with operation of heavy construction equipment (e.g. skid loader, backhoe, excavator), commercial mowing equipment and string trimmers, as well as the ability to work with hand tools.

  • Experience with construction, landscaping, data collection, and stormwater management concepts and techniques.

  • Able to perform manual labor, lift and carry 60 pounds, work in confined spaces, and under inclement weather conditions.

  • Experience with concrete construction; sediment and erosion control technologies and applications.

  • Herbicide application experience/certification is preferred.

  • General carpentry and plumbing experience is helpful.

  • Comfortable using pickups/equipment trailers.

  • Confined space certification preferred.

  • Stable employment history and favorable employment references.

  • Track record of excellent attendance and punctuality.

  • Clean driving and criminal records.

  • Thorough understanding of safe work practices in accordance with OSHA regulations.

  • These positions require extensive overnight travel in Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Missouri. Travel is generally Monday through Friday with expenses paid.

  • Compensation will be based on experience.

We’re ready to get this key position filled so if this is you, submit your resume now for consideration. If you’re ready to grow, let us know!

Apex Companies, LLC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer