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

Please see below, all current open employment opportunities.

Gravel Tester

Job Description

Location : Various locations – extensive travel– locations are typically within 200 miles of Columbia Falls, Montana                              Reports to: Operations Manager
Direct supervisory responsibility: No

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Crusher Foreman, the Gravel Tester is responsible for testing gravel for gradations in size at our gravel pits to determine suitability for use in highway or road construction. This position requires traveling for extended periods of time to perform duties at various locations.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Gravel Tester include, but are not limited to:

Testing

  • Obtain and/or receive gravel sample for testing
  • Weigh sample before and after heating to determine moisture content
  • Take gravel and place in splitter to split the samples and reduce them in size
  • Place gravel in pan upon a stove and heat gravel until thoroughly dry
  • Once the gravel is dry, pour the gravel (weighing up to 15 lbs.) through a Gilson. Flip switch for the gravel to pass through screens for separation
  • Once gravel had been able to settle on a screen, the gravel on each individual screen is weighed
  • Complete paperwork to record the percent of gravel passing through each sieve.
  • Understand and follow directions from supervisors as to required work area.
  • Train new employees on how to safely and efficiently test gravel.
  • Assist with the set-up, tear-down, and mobilization of the Crusher.
  • Undertake other construction related duties as required, such as assisting other employees working in the gravel pit or on the Crusher.

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 well-being 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.
  • Wearing appropriate protective equipment: steel toed boots, hard hats, ear and eye protection.

Requirements/Experience

  • On the job training provided
  • No High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, but preferred
  • Able to operate a calculator and work with decimals and fractions
  • Valid driver’s license and good Motor Vehicle Report
  • Previous laboratory experience preferred
  • Shifts are typically 8 – 10 hours, but work schedule is weather dependent, so flexibility is required
  • A willingness to work overtime, as required.
  • Work is performed in a combination of an indoor laboratory and outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and cold, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • Must be physically able to carry out testing process on a repeatable basis and carry at least 75 LBS on a regular basis.
  • MSHA certification is required. This will be provided if needed.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.

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

Schellinger Sand and Gravel, Inc. is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

This is a non-union position.

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.

 

 

Mechanic

Job Description

Location : Various locations – extensive travel– locations are typically within 200 miles of Columbia Falls, Montana                     Reports to: Shop Foreman
Direct supervisory responsibility: No

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Shop Foreman, the Mechanic is responsible for completing repairs on a variety road construction equipment, trucks and trailers. As a member of a larger team of mechanics, the mechanic must be able to work independently, as part of a team, travel to our various projects sites, and work over-time as needed.

Key Responsibilities

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

Duties

  • Maintain, repair and trouble shoot problems on all road construction equipment and trucks. Includes paving equipment, rollers, loaders, water trucks, tractors/belly dump trailers, skid steers, scrapers, excavators, dozers and brooms.  Also, responsible to maintain and work on smaller equipment & tools, including pickups, water pumps, plate compactors, etc.
  • General mechanical, engine & transmission trouble-shooting, hydraulic, electrical, cutting & welding, minor fabrication, and an overall understanding of road building equipment.
  • Stock and organize assigned tool van with parts to meet the needs of the equipment on the project assigned.
  • Identify mechanical failures and future preventive maintenance needs.
  • Work with and follow directions from supervisors.
  • Complete required maintenance documentation as directed by shop foreman.
  • Able to work both independently and with other mechanics/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

  • Prior heavy equipment mechanical experience required.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to use modern electronic and computer based trouble-shooting techniques is highly desirable.
  • No High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, but preferred.
  • Valid commercial driver’s license and good MVR is required.
  • Must be willing to work an average of 60 + hours per week during the busy season, including some Saturdays. 40 hours per week can be expected during the slower winter season.
  • A willingness 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.
  • MSHA certification is required. Training will be provided as needed.
  • 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.