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Careers at E.T. Simonds

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How do I apply to work at E.T. Simonds Construction?

Well, it depends what kind of work you would like to do. If you would like to apply to work in the office, you can visit our front office page and review open positions. From there, feel free to follow the link to apply, or join our mailing list to receive notifications once new jobs are posted.
If you would like to join our road & bridge crew, we have provided resources on getting started with the local unions. We use 100% union employees on all of our road/bridge crews. Please look below for information on union membership and apprenticeship.
What type of work do you want to do?

Physical labor on construction sites

This includes prepare sites by cleaning them, loading or unloading materials, removing hazards, put together and take apart scaffolding and other temporary structures.
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OPERATE HEAVY EQUIPMENT

From excavators to cranes, you'll be in charge of the cutting-edge technology that forms the core of our operations. Depending on which county you reside in determines which local you will join. Visit each page for more information.

DRIVE A SERVICE TRUCK OR HAUL MATERIALS

As a driver and material hauler, you'll play a critical role in keeping our teams well-equipped and on schedule.
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BUILD FORMS, WELD PILING, OR DECK A BRIDGE

At our company, we recognize the artistry in construction and value the skillful hands that make it possible. Join us and showcase your dedication to perfection.
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WORK WITH IRON AND REBAR

Your precision and expertise in handling iron and rebar will play a crucial role in shaping the legacy of our projects.
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FINISH CONCRETE

Perfect our projects with your finishing skills. Whether it's smoothing out roads or adding the final layer to a foundation, your work leaves a lasting impression on the quality and aesthetics of our creations.
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QUALIFICATIONS

What qualifications do I need to have to work on a road crew as a union member?

H.S. Diploma or GED
Pass Drug Test
Valid Driver’s License
Able to legally work in the US

What qualifications do I need to have to work for E.T. Simonds as a company employee?

Qualifications vary based on job description, but minimum qualifications would be as follows:
Pass Drug Test
Valid Driver’s License
Able to legally work in the US
At least 18 yrs of age

What if I have a criminal record?

Having a criminal record does not automatically bar you from either union membership or employment with E.T. Simonds Construction. Specific convictions can affect your ability to work on highly regulated projects such as schools, railroads and other high security sites, but a criminal record should not be a significant barrier to employment.

OPEN POSITIONS & APPLYING

How long are applications kept on file?

Applications are kept on file for 90 days. Please re-apply if your application is older than 90 days.

How often do you post new positions on your website?

An updated listing of staff position vacancies is continuously available on the careers page of the website, the listing provides the title and a brief summary of the jobs currently available, as well as the minimum position requirements.

How do I know if a job I see posted is still open?

All jobs that appear on the website are still open. They may be at different stages of the interview/hiring process, but they are still open.

How can I check the status of my application?

You can call the Human Resources Manager at E.T. Simonds Construction at 618-457-8191. Please keep in mind, due to the large number of applications received for each position, it can take up to 30 days to screen through applications prior to the scheduling of interviews.

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