Employment

Employment

Schellinger Construction believes that each employee contributes directly to the company’s growth and success. We hope you will take pride in being a member of our team. Schellinger Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apprenticeship and training programs are available through the unions. Please contact them for details. It is the policy of Schellinger Construction that there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, parental/marital status, pregnancy, religion/creed/culture, political belief, genetic material, veteran status, or social origin/ancestry in the recruitment of applicants for employment. Such action shall include: employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.

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Schellinger Construction is signatory with the following unions:
Operating Engineers Local 400
Teamsters Union Local #2
Laborers Union Local #1686

Current Job Posting

Project Superintendent

Job Description

Location : Various locations – extensive travel
Reports to: Operations Manager
Direct supervisory responsibility: Yes

Role Summary

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Project Superintendent is responsible for on-site management of all phases of assigned projects, including material and equipment, employees, subcontractors, ensuring that specifications are being met, and that work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. The Project Superintendent is also responsible for regulatory inspections, quality control, and job site safety.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Project Superintendent include, but are not limited to:

Planning & Preparation

  • Having a thorough understanding of the General Contract, each Subcontract, the contract drawings, and specifications
  • Reviewing the project plans, including equipment, manpower, materials, quantities, quality control procedures, safety and security practices, temporary utilities, and staging areas
  • In consultation with the Operations Manager, developing the Project Schedule and keep the schedules properly updated, and ensuring the project meets the various milestone dates.
  • Verifying that each Subcontractor has completed their contractual requirements before beginning their work at the jobsite.
  • Ensuring that all required permits or licenses have been obtained, and that the bulletin board is installed on which all required safety notices are posted.

 Management & Operations

  • Managing all operations, processes and personnel required to complete the construction phase of assigned projects, including:
    • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the on-site employees and any external parties
    • Topsoil operations: stripping, stockpiling, placing and finishing
    • Dirt & gravel operations: pit development, scrapers, trucks, hauling, finishing, grades and material gradations
    • Ensuring materials have been ordered and monitoring their delivery status
    • Meeting projected production targets, quality specifications, and time lines
  • Managing the performance of the Construction Crew and Subcontractors, which includes:
    • Performing an orientation process if they are new to the project site
    • Clearly communicating their responsibilities and discussing the best way to work together to schedule crews, sequence activities, and resolve issues.
  • Working closely with the Operations Manager to resolve any issues, and schedule the project’s resource needs in conjunction with the needs of other projects
  • Performing as the lead contact for all external parties on the project site, including the client’s project manager and regulatory bodies
  • Collaborating with the Paving and Crushing crews to ensure their activities are scheduled and completed efficiently and effectively
  • Working with the on-site mechanic or Shop Foreman to prioritize and complete equipment repairs and preventive maintenance
  • Ensuring that all communications are done in a respectful manner, particularly during stressful situations

 

Safety & Compliance

  • Ensuring that “Safety First” is understood and demonstrated by all project personnel, including:
    • Consistently assessing the project site for potential hazards or safety concerns, and ensuring crews are inspecting their work areas and equipment before use
    • Escalating any project safety issues, and ensuring these issues are resolved appropriately
    • Conducting weekly safety meetings
  • Inspecting work to ensure that workmanship conforms to regulatory and contractual specifications.
  • Enforce and comply with company safety policies, EEO policies, and standard company procedures.
  • Attending the annual Foreman’s meeting and OSHA training
  • Discuss, document and address all EEO complaints immediately.

Administration

  • Daily review of production reports
  • Daily review and approval of time cards
  • Reviewing pay estimates, and ensuring we have been paid for all work items
  • Agreeing on quantities and amounts with the client’s Project Manager

Requirements/Experience

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Have a current driver’s license
  • A minimum of 3 years managing D.O.T. highway projects for a heavy civil contractor.
  • OSHA safety training
  • Willing to work overtime, as required.
  • Work schedule is weather dependent, so flexibility is required.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and cold, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Successful applicant will be required to join or be a member of the Operating Engineers Union

Compensation and benefits offered with this role will be based on work experience and capability

Schellinger Construction Company is a drug-free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Please apply online at www.schellingerconstruction.com or send resume to info@schellingerconst.com, fax to 406-892-2187 or mail to Schellinger Construction, PO Box 39, Columbia Falls, MT 59912.  No phone calls please.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

Crusher Mechanic

Job Description

Location : Various locations within 200 miles of Columbia Falls, Montana
Reports to: Crusher Foreman
Direct supervisory responsibility: No
Job Description last revision: October 2,2017

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Crusher Foreman, the Crusher Mechanic is responsible for completing repairs and periodic maintenance on the crushers.  This position requires traveling for extended periods of time to perform duties at various locations.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Crusher Mechanic include, but are not limited to:

Operations

  • Responsible for performing repairs to all crushing equipment, to include welding, minor fabrication, and cone liner change outs.
  • Ensure that a clean and organized job-site is maintained, including the tool van and service truck.
  • Identify mechanical failures and future preventive maintenance needs.
  • Understand and follow directions from supervisors.
  • Undertake other construction related duties as required, such as assisting other employees, or working in the gravel pit.

Safety, Teamwork & Compliance

  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety policies and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Attend and participate in safety meetings and inspections.
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure one-self, or endanger the wellbeing of others.
  • Understand and comply with Company policies and procedures
  • Promote a team approach and maintain an open and respectful approach to communication with all employees.
  • Wear appropriate protective equipment: steel toed boots, hard hats, ear and eye protection.

Requirements/Experience

  • Strong work ethic.
  • Prior mechanical experience preferred, but not necessary as on the job training will be provided.
  • No High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, but preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and good MVR.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Shifts are typically 8 – 10 hours, but work schedule is weather dependent, so flexibility is required
  • A willingness to work overtime, as required.
  • Must be willing and able to travel to various locations, as the crushers are mobile.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and cold, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • MSHA certification is required. Training will be provided if needed.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.

The successful applicant will be required to join or be a member of the Union of Operating Engineers.

Schellinger Construction Company is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Please apply online at www.schellingerconstruction.com or send resume to info@schellingerconst.com, fax to 406-892-2187 or mail to Schellinger Construction, PO Box 39, Columbia Falls, MT 59912.  No phone calls please.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

 

Shop Foreman

Job Description

Location : Columbia Falls, MT
Reports to: Shop Foreman
Direct supervisory responsibility: No
Job description last revision: June, 2019

 

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Operations Leader, the Shop Foreman will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all road construction equipment. The key responsibilities of the Shop Foreman include managing the mechanics and the workshop, troubleshooting issues relating to the repair and maintenance of our equipment, and purchasing parts.  The Shop Foreman will be based in Columbia Falls, with some travel to our various project sites required.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Shop Foreman include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the workshop, including managing the performance of all the mechanics and maintenance personnel
  • Troubleshooting and researching equipment repair issues. The types of equipment include: loaders, trucks, trailers, mixer trucks, skid steers, scrapers, excavators, dozers, brooms, pickups and paving equipment. The types of issues include: mechanical, engine, transmission, hydraulic, electrical, cutting and welding, and minor fabrication.
  • Working with the Operations Leader to prioritize equipment repairs, assign mechanics to jobs, and make repair versus purchase decisions
  • Interacting with the mechanics to understand the status of repairs and inspecting the repairs to ensure they are complete
  • Working with the Dirt, Paving and Crushing crews to schedule preventative maintenance needs and troubleshoot unscheduled repairs
  • Researching and negotiating with vendors on purchases and repairs of equipment and parts
  • Tracking costs; reviewing and approving invoices and timecards
  • Sharing knowledge and developing the mechanics to enable them to gain new skills and improve their performance
  • Lead and participate in safety meetings, and ensure that “Safety First” is understood and demonstrated

Other Requirements

  • Previous experience managing a workshop or supervising mechanics is preferred
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook
  • Promote a team approach and maintain an open and respectful approach to communication with all employees
  • Wear appropriate protective equipment: steel toed boots, hard hats, ear and eye protection
  • No High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, but preferred
  • Valid commercial driver’s license and a good MVR is required
  • Must be willing to work an average of 50 + hours per week during the busy season. 45 hours per week can be expected during the slower winter season.
  • As required, a willingness to work overtime
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.

Compensation offered with this role will be based on work experience and capability

The successful applicant will be required to join or be a member of the Union of Operating Engineers

Schellinger Construction Company is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Please apply online at www.schellingerconstruction.com or send resume to info@schellingerconst.com, fax to 406-892-2187 or mail to Schellinger Construction, PO Box 39, Columbia Falls, MT 59912.  No phone calls please.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

Shop Assistant

Job Description

Location : Columbia Falls, MT
Reports to: Shop Foreman
Direct supervisory responsibility: No
Job description last revision: June, 2019

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Shop Foreman, the Shop Assistant is responsible for the general cleanliness of the shop and adjacent yard staging areas.  As part of the maintenance team, the Shop Assistant assists mechanics and the Shop Foreman with various tasks.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Shop Assistant include, but are not limited to:

Duties

  • Ensure the workshop is clean and tidy
  • Power wash equipment at the shop or in the field as required
  • Stock, organize and pick up parts from vendors as directed by the Shop Foreman
  • Perform flagging duties of heavy equipment
  • Shuttle employees to and from various job sites
  • Keep outside yard and staging areas free of garbage and weeds
  • Assist mechanics with repairs and maintenance of road construction equipment
  • Able to work independently and with other employees

 Safety, Teamwork & Compliance

  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety policies and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture
  • Attend and participate in safety meetings and inspections
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of others
  • Understand and comply with Company policies and procedures
  • Promote a team approach and maintain an open and respectful approach to communication with all employees
  • Wear appropriate protective equipment: steel toed boots, hard hats, ear and eye protection

Requirements/Experience

  • Willing and able to work in a dusty/dirty environment both indoors and outdoors
  • Strong work ethic
  • Valid driver’s license and good MVR is required
  • Ability to learn and handle various solvents and fluids used in the repair and maintenance of heavy equipment
  • A willingness to work overtime, if required, especially when shuttling employees
  • A willingness to occasionally work out of town in the field for very short periods of time (lodging and transportation will be provided)
  • Ability to occasionally lift at least 75 pounds
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.

Compensation offered with this role will be based on work experience and capability

This is a non-union position.

Schellinger Construction Company is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Please apply online at www.schellingerconstruction.com or send resume to info@schellingerconst.com, fax to 406-892-2187 or mail to Schellinger Construction, PO Box 39, Columbia Falls, MT 59912.  No phone calls please.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.