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Concrete Finisher

Eastern States Construction Service, Inc. (Eastern States) is a leading Heavy/Highway and Site Development Construction Company specializing in public sewer, water, site development and heavy/highway construction projects is currently seeking an experienced Concrete Finisher/Carpenter to join our dedicated and highly skilled Construction team.

As a Concrete Finisher, you will be responsible for smoothing out, leveling, and finishing freshly poured concrete.

Duties include:

  • Build wooden forms to support concrete
  • Use wood or plastic forms to shape concrete
  • Prepare surface
  • Set grades
  • Spread concrete and smooth out to ensure concrete is level, to grade, and straight edged using a variety of hand tools and machines
  • Perform all work efficiently and safely in accordance with State, Federal and Company regulations.
  • Finish assigned tasks on time with high standards of quality

Requirements:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to comprehend and carry out instruction
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Valid driver’s license, drug screening and background check required.

Eastern States Construction Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply in person at 702 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804 or via email careers@eastern-states.net

Concrete Foreman

Eastern States Construction Service, Inc. is seeking applications for the position of Concrete Foreman. Strong leadership and communication skills are required to manage crews in a fast paced, crew oriented environment ensuring the safe and efficient completion of assigned work in compliance with project plans and specifications.

Duties include:

  • Supervise, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in all phases of concrete construction.
  • Layout work area and control activities of construction concrete crew for conformance with work rules, policies and directives.
  • Review progress of project and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Perform duties of Laborer, Concrete Finishers or Operator as needed.
  • Complete required paperwork such as timesheets, daily reports, time and material records, and equipment reports.

To be successful in this position you must have a passion for construction, getting the job done right and safely as well as a minimum of five years concrete finishing experience and experience at a supervisory level. Excellent communication skills, and the ability to motivate and drive others is a must.

Valid driver’s license, drug screening and background check required. EOE

Apply in person at 702 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804 or via email at careers@eastern-states.net

 

Construction Laborer

Eastern States Construction Service, Inc., a leading Heavy/Highway and Site Development Construction Company specializing in public sewer, water, site development and heavy/highway construction projects is currently seeking hard working, eager to learn, and dependable Construction Laborers to join our team.

In this position, your primary responsibility will be performing duties necessary to the successful completion of heavy/highway construction projects. May be placed on a Pipe Crew, Cement Crew, Dirt Crew and/or Asphalt Crew and job duties may include any of the following:

  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.
  • Assist in the installation of sewer, water, and storm drain pipes, using pipe-laying machinery and laser guidance equipment.
  • Measure, mark, and record openings and distances to lay out areas where construction work will be performed.
  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.
  • Perform set up and cleanup tasks at jobsite
  • Operation of various equipment including jackhammers, tampers, skid steers, compactors
  • Perform all work efficiently and safely in accordance with State, Federal and Company regulations
  • Finish assigned tasks on time with high standards of quality

Requirements:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Work outside in all types of weather
  • Attentive, alert and observant
  • Ability to comprehend and carry out instruction
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Pre-employment drug test and background required

Valid driver’s license, drug screening and background check required.

 Eastern States Construction Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply in person at 702 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804 or via email careers@eastern-states.net

 

Construction Operations Administrator (Contract Administrator/Compliance Officer)

Eastern States Construction Service has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Construction Contract Administrator/Compliance Officer. This is a diverse and challenging position with responsibilities in Estimating/Bidding, Insurance Administration, DOT Compliance, Safety, and Office Management.

This position is ultimately responsible to ensure the smooth operation of the organization; providing support necessary to operate efficiently while meeting compliance requirements and contractual obligations which includes:

  • Prepare, review, and process construction documents and insurance requirements in accordance with company policies to include all paperwork associated with construction agreements, bid documents, contracts, certificates of insurance, bonds.
  • Complete insurance applications, negotiate rates, manage records, and audit process for various lines of insurance coverage.
  • Meet compliance requirements of Department of Transportation regulations including IFTA, MCS Report, DSW permit, audits, and annual reporting.
  • Responsible for Health and Safety policies for Construction, evaluate and train employees, and ensure work is performed safely and in adherence with OSHA regulations and Company policy.
  • Oversee office operations, focusing on efficiency and time management.

A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, or related field is required. Five years construction experience is preferred. To be successful, candidates must be professional and confidential; possess strong leadership qualities; exercise good judgement and sound reasoning; able to build and maintain relationships; possess strong written and verbal communication skills and reading comprehension; understand laws and regulations that apply to the industry; and skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and software.

Valid driver’s license, drug screening and background check required. EOE

Apply via email to careers@eastern-states.net, fax to 302-994-2156, or in person at 702 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804

Founded in 1953, ESCS continues to be a leading Heavy/Highway and Site Development Construction Company specializing in public sewer, water, site development and heavy/highway construction projects with major public and private clients in the Delaware and Maryland region.

Construction Superintendent

Eastern States Construction Service, Inc. (Eastern States), a family-owned business since 1953, is a Heavy/Highway and Site Development Construction Company specializing in public sewer, water, site development and heavy/highway construction projects. A roster of major public and private clients, including state and local governments, corporations, regional construction managers and private developers in the Delaware and Maryland region, rely on Eastern States for its consistent, safe, efficient and high-quality construction services. Therefore, Eastern States relies on its team of skilled, committed and safety-conscious employees to uphold and maintain its experienced-based reputation and expertise in excavation, paving, utility installation and land clearing.

Superintendent
Essential Functions: Full scope field management to include all work needed to successfully start and complete a project , in a safe, efficient, and profitable manner. Duties include:

· Working with project management team to understand the intent of the bid and project, and providing feedback about field conditions

· Coordinating with general superintendent manpower and equipment needs

· Coordinating with inspection authorities and other agencies for inspections and project progress

· Managing subcontractors in the field to include scheduling, progress, and adherence to project scope and specifications

· Ordering materials as needed to keep project on track

Qualifications:
Knowledge and Skills:

· Working knowledge of MS word, Excel and Project

· GPS grading system knowledge a plus

· Excellent organizational and communication skills

· Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications

Education and Work Experience:

· Higher education to include a bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management highly encouraged, but not required

· 5-7 years of experience in underground utilities (sewer, water, drainage), site development, and road construction in a supervisory role.

Eastern States offers employees competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, life insurance and disability, a 401(K) Plan with company match, paid vacation and a safety incentive program in a fair, hardworking, crew-oriented environment.

Valid driver’s license, drug screening and background check required. EOE.

In Person:
Eastern States Construction Service, Inc.

702 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804

Via Fax (302) 994-2156

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Diesel Mechnic - Heavy Construction Equipment

Eastern States Construction Service, a leading Heavy/Highway and Site Development Construction Company based in New Castle County Delaware, is currently seeking an experienced Diesel Mechanic to join our highly skilled Construction team.
The Diesel Mechanic is responsible to safely and efficiently perform mechanical repairs and periodic maintenance on heavy construction equipment and trucks.

Duties include:
 Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.
 Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
 Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.
 Assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as needed
 Perform all work efficiently and safely in accordance with State, Federal and Company regulations
 Maintain work areas in clean and safe manner
 Finish assigned tasks on time with high standards of quality
Requirements:
 1-3 years experience diagnosing and repairing heavy equipment
 Must have own tools
 Strong work ethic
 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail
 Ability to effectively communicate
 Ability to comprehend and carry out instruction
 Flexible
 Valid driver’s license
 Ability to lift heavy parts and tools
We built our reputation on the strength of our company, the expertise of our management, and the quality of our workforce. At Eastern States Construction Services we take pride in our equipment, our work and our team. We respect and value our employees and the contributions they make toward our success. Here you will work in a respectful, safe and quality focused environment where you are more than a number, you are member of the Eastern family.
Valid driver’s license, drug screening and background check required. EOE
Apply in person at 702 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804 or via email to careers@eastern-states.net

Luteman - Asphalt Skilled Laborer

The Asphalt Luteman is a skilled craft position responsible to assist in the application of asphalt for roadway and civil construction projects.

Duties include:

  • Perform all work in safely and in accordance to plan specifications.
  • Prepare road surfaces for hot asphalt material.
  • Distribute and rake asphalt material.
  • Finish surfaces by smoothing and tamping asphalt material to grade and thickness.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

This is a physically demanding position and work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.

To be successful in this position you must have a strong work ethic and take pride in your work with a passion for getting the job done right and safely. Must be able to maintain constant alertness. One year of experience is required, three years is preferred. Ability to communicate effectively and understand and follow direction is a must.

Valid driver’s license, drug screening and background check required. EOE

Apply in person at 702 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19804 or via email careers@eastern-states.net

At Eastern States you are more than a number, you are part of a family. We built our reputation on the strength of our company, the expertise of our management, and the quality of our workforce. We support personal and professional development. At Eastern States you will work in a respectful, safe and quality focused environment where your contributions are valued.

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Careers at Eastern States Construction

 

Eastern States is regularly seeking reliable and hard working employees in a variety of positions on our crews and office staff. Eastern States employees enjoy unparalleled growth opportunities, with many building lifelong careers within our family-owned company. Our employees receive competitive pay and benefits package including medical, dental, disability and life insurance as well as paid vacation and holidays and 401k plan.

Interested in growing your career as a part of the Eastern States team? We currently accept resumes at careers@eastern-states.net or by fax at (302) 994-2156. Potential applicants may also apply in person at 702 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, DE, 19804.