Careers

Challenge yourself to succeed in a company that rewards growth and innovation. Whether a seasoned veteran or an upcoming graduate, Wells Concrete has rewarding opportunities available where you can use your skills and make a difference of our company and clients.

Current Openings

CAD Technician III

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician III will act primarily as the Lead Drafter on projects, accountable for the modeling, detailing, and production drawings. The CAD Technician III also serves as a Liaison Coordinator between outsourced drafting and engineering resources and our internal operations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Creates shop drawings from architectural/structural drawings and contract documents
  • Works closely with the Checker, Engineer, and Architect to ensure drawings are complete and accurate containing all the information needed to properly assemble, cast, and erect the product.
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Communicates between departments to avoid project delays
  • Calculates quantity and material takeoffs
  • Attends job meetings or site visits if necessary
  • Utilizes best practice standards to determine efficiency in how the project should be produced and completed
  • Reviews, publishes, and submits all pour sheets and material orders from outsourced drafting firms
  • Leads drafter teams and allocates subtasks as necessary to ensure project progress is efficient and on schedule
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System)
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • Assumes role of mentorship and coaching in both indirect and direct, assigned scenarios
  • CAD Technician III will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • General math skills
  • Ability to visualize how materials are put together
  • Capability to meet deadlines and follow aggressive project schedules
  • 10 years of construction trade CAD experience required, 5 Precast experience preferred
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Knowledge of products the company produces
  • Understanding and acceptance of changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding construction documents and erection drawings
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

CAD Technician II

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician II will act as Assistant Drafter, assisting with the modeling, detailing, and production drawings.  May assume Lead Drafter responsibilities on some projects.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Creates shop drawings from architectural/structural drawings and contract documents
  • Works closely with the Checker, Engineer, and Architect to ensure drawings are complete and accurate containing all the information needed to properly assemble, cast, and erect the product
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Communicates between departments to avoid project delays
  • Calculates quantity and material takeoffs
  • Attends job meetings or site visits if necessary
  • Utilizes best practice standards to determine efficiency in how the project should be produced and completed.
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System)
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • CAD Technician I will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • General math skills
  • Ability to visualize how materials are put together.
  • Capability to meet deadlines and follow aggressive project schedules
  • Two years of precast construction trade CAD experience preferred
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Knowledge of products the company produces
  • Understanding and acceptance to changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

CAD Technician I

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician I will assist on project logistics and production tickets as necessary to ensure project deadlines are met.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System) as directed
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Creates individual pour sheets for Production to produce each piece needed
  • Orders steel, insulation, and other material according to what is needed for each project
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • CAD Technician I will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • General math skills and ability to read blue prints and plans
  • Basic understanding of general construction practices
  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow project schedules
  • 2 weeks on-site Wells Concrete training
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

Business Development Architect

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Business Development Architect reports to the VP of Sales and Marketing and is responsible for developing and nurturing sales relationships with key architectural firms.  The relationships must translate to profitable growth in product lines that differentiate Wells as a provider of value added solutions (e.g., polish, windows, C-CAPP), and are predicated on the individual having a solid understanding of how architects approach a project, their design “hot buttons”, and educating them on Wells solutions.  In addition, this role will be responsible for collaborating with Wells sales, engineering and operations to modify our product line as necessary to best respond to the design community.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Identifying and penetrating targeted architectural firms through various activities such as presentations, “mock up” reviews, tradeshow participation, project estimating and project coordination. Monitors upcoming projects that could be beneficial as an opportunity to educate the firm as to Wells’ solutions.
  • Creating demand for Wells’ solutions against a backdrop of architects not having a good understanding or awareness of precast’s benefits and capabilities; overcoming inertia.
  • Leading the two-way communications between Wells and targeted architectural firms by being the voice of the customer to internal constituents and showcasing Wells’ as a solutions provider to the firms.
  • Partners closely with Wells departments (engineering, sales & marketing, R&D, QC, operations) to evaluate and, if appropriate, incorporate product features / modifications that architects identify as enhancements or entirely new directions.
  • Coordinates the development of marketing collateral and marketing strategies with VP Sales and Marketing Director as they relate to partnering with targeted architectural firms.
  • Maintain a steady relationship with owner, General Contractor, Architect, or Engineer as the project moves through the stages of completion.
  • Be able to develop solutions and submit RFI’s to appropriate parties.
  • As sales opportunities unfold, hand off to sales/estimating for pricing to client.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • AIA certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ design experience with an architectural firm on large commercial projects.
  • Experience in gathering competitive intelligence and developing/executing strategies to commercializing and monetizing the strategies.
  • Precast industry knowledge is strongly preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office other computer programs.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others to effectively market and sell Wells products.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree or the minimum education necessary to receive a state’s AIA certification is required.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Concrete Finisher and Polisher

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Performs various duties on a crew to assist in setting up the form such as, carry materials to the form and position these materials in the form, pouring concrete and finishing off the concrete in the form.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Climbing up and down off of the form surface (usually about waist height).
  • Carrying materials to the form to be used in setting up the form.
  • Working with hand tools such as cut off saws, grinders, drills, etc.
  • Knowledge/experience working with gas/acetylene torch.
  • Operate Company Forklifts (Wells Concrete will train employees without Forklift experience).
  • Experience working with concrete, pouring, leveling and finishing off concrete.
  • Climbing up onto and down from trailer beds to stockpile material.
  • Overhead crane-way operator experience (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Physically able to lift, bend, stoop, climb (onto forms and trailer beds, approximately waist high).
  • Have adequate knowledge of the English language to be able to read pour sheets and set up directions, and be able to communicate with other members of the crew.
  • Be an authorized forklift operator or be capable of learning the skills of operating a forklift.
  • Be experienced in operating overhead crane-ways (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience).
  • Lift, carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Climb up and down from forms and trailer beds.
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Standing, walking constantly, climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently, balancing, stooping, crawling occasionally.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma or GED
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • Moderate to high exposure to production environment.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Ready Mix Driver

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Delivers ready mix, which is the primary responsibility.  Drives truck with capacity of more than 3 tons, to transport materials to and from specified destinations, by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Delivery of concrete to customers on the road and in the plant.
  • Collects payment for goods delivered and for delivery charges.
  • Operate loader to fill bins.
  • Delivers ready mix in the plant.
  • Must have knowledge of ready mix procedures or must be willing to be trained in.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment
  • Assist in maintenance of all equipment (trucks and plant).
  • Maintains truck log, according to state and federal regulations.
  • Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water.
  • Take ready mix orders.
  • Follow all safety program guidelines.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma or GED or
  • 1-3 months related experience and/or training or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Driver’s license, Class B license, CDL and current Health card.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PAY SCALE
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

Production Laborer

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Perform labor intensive concrete work in many different environments.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with co-workers to strip, set-up and pour the bed in a timely manner.
  • Work with the Quality Control Department to ensure optimal quality.
  • Take direction from their Team Leader and Supervisor.
  • Flexible to perform work in any area including Architectural, Spancrete, Yard, Finish Building, and other areas as needed.
  • Maintain a safe environment and have good housekeeping skills while working.
  • Participate in Lean Manufacturing objectives and improves the efficiencies of the department.
  • Have knowledge of quality program and be able to perform quality work.
  • Come to work with a good attitude and work the hours needed to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Comfortable operating heavy equipment, including, but not limited to forklifts, bobcats, and cranes.
  • Knowledgeable of day-to-day tasks that are performed and are aware of what the next step is without being told.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with employees in the plant and office.
  • Support company policies and have a positive attitude while working.
  • Must be able to handle the physical demands of the job including, but not limited to pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, climbing, kneeling, twisting, squatting, and crawling.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Ability to train and coach other employees if necessary.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • General math skills and ability to read tape measure.
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently and work independently when needed.
  • Knowledge of products the company uses and which products would work best.
  • Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become Best in Class.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma or GED
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Moderate risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate risk of safety precautions.
  • Moderate exposure to production environment.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Finish Laborer

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Perform labor intensive concrete work in many different environments.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with the Quality Control Department to ensure optimal quality.
  • Take direction from their Team Leader and Supervisor.
  • Flexible to perform work in any area including Architectural, Spancrete, Yard, Finish Building, and other areas as needed.
  • Maintain a safe environment and have good housekeeping skills while working.
  • Participate in Lean Manufacturing objectives and improves the efficiencies of the department.
  • Have knowledge of quality program and be able to perform quality work.
  • Come to work with a good attitude and work the hours needed to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Comfortable operating heavy equipment, including, but not limited to forklifts, bobcats, and cranes.
  • Knowledgeable of day-to-day tasks that are performed and are aware of what the next step is without being told.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with employees in the plant and office.
  • Support company policies and have a positive attitude while working.
  • Must be able to handle the physical demands of the job including, but not limited to pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, climbing, kneeling, twisting, squatting, and crawling.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Ability to train and coach other employees if necessary.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • General math skills and ability to read tape measure.
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently and work independently when needed.
  • Knowledge of products the company uses and which products would work best.
  • Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become Best in Class.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma or GED
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • Moderate to high exposure to production environment.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Production Supervisor

Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Provide front-line supervision to our Production employees and make sure product is produced to meet deadlines while maintaining the best quality product for our customers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with the Plant manager to order materials needed for production.
  • Assist Team Leaders on the daily schedule and issues that arise.
  • Work with the Production Manager to schedule jobs for production.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the drafting department and assist them with pour tickets.
  • Work with the Yard Team Leader to schedule shipping of product to job sites.
  • Sets up times for crew and number of crew members for production, patch and finishing work.
  • Work together with Human Resources to actively recruit future production employees.
  • Train employees in new procedures to become more efficient.
  • Move production crews around for best efficiency.
  • Work with the Maintenance Department to complete needed equipment maintenance.
  • Lead, manage, and hold all production employees accountable.
  • Sign off on shipping tickets for billing.
  • Maintain a safe environment and educate employees of safety topics.
  • Work with Quality Control to have the highest level of quality for our customers.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with employees.
  • Ability to supervise, manage, and facilitate others in a positive way
  • Ability to train and coach other employees when necessary.
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently.
  • Knowledge of products the company uses and which products would work best.
  • Ability to organize schedules, people, and equipment for maximum production.
  • Understand the production process as a whole to be able to coordinate schedules.
  • Understands and accepts changes that are implemented to become best in Class.
  • Knowledgeable with all of the company safety procedures
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 2-4 year college degree or2-3 years experience in Precast Concrete preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in supervision preferred
  • PCI Level II within 2 years of hire
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • General Office Environment with a moderate to high exposure to production environment.
  This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

CAD Technician III

Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician III will act primarily as the Lead Drafter on projects, accountable for the modeling, detailing, and production drawings. The CAD Technician III also serves as a Liaison Coordinator between outsourced drafting and engineering resources and our internal operations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Creates shop drawings from architectural/structural drawings and contract documents
  • Works closely with the Checker, Engineer, and Architect to ensure drawings are complete and accurate containing all the information needed to properly assemble, cast, and erect the product.
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Communicates between departments to avoid project delays
  • Calculates quantity and material takeoffs
  • Attends job meetings or site visits if necessary
  • Utilizes best practice standards to determine efficiency in how the project should be produced and completed
  • Reviews, publishes, and submits all pour sheets and material orders from outsourced drafting firms
  • Leads drafter teams and allocates subtasks as necessary to ensure project progress is efficient and on schedule
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System)
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • Assumes role of mentorship and coaching in both indirect and direct, assigned scenarios
  • CAD Technician III will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • General math skills
  • Ability to visualize how materials are put together
  • Capability to meet deadlines and follow aggressive project schedules
  • 10 years of construction trade CAD experience required, 5 Precast experience preferred
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Knowledge of products the company produces
  • Understanding and acceptance of changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding construction documents and erection drawings
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

CAD Technician II

Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician II will act as Assistant Drafter, assisting with the modeling, detailing, and production drawings.  May assume Lead Drafter responsibilities on some projects.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Creates shop drawings from architectural/structural drawings and contract documents
  • Works closely with the Checker, Engineer, and Architect to ensure drawings are complete and accurate containing all the information needed to properly assemble, cast, and erect the product
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Communicates between departments to avoid project delays
  • Calculates quantity and material takeoffs
  • Attends job meetings or site visits if necessary
  • Utilizes best practice standards to determine efficiency in how the project should be produced and completed.
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System)
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • CAD Technician I will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • General math skills
  • Ability to visualize how materials are put together.
  • Capability to meet deadlines and follow aggressive project schedules
  • Two years of precast construction trade CAD experience preferred
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Knowledge of products the company produces
  • Understanding and acceptance to changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

CAD Technician I

Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician I will assist on project logistics and production tickets as necessary to ensure project deadlines are met.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System) as directed
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Creates individual pour sheets for Production to produce each piece needed
  • Orders steel, insulation, and other material according to what is needed for each project
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • CAD Technician I will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • General math skills and ability to read blue prints and plans
  • Basic understanding of general construction practices
  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow project schedules
  • 2 weeks on-site Wells Concrete training
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

Business Development Architect

Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Business Development Architect reports to the VP of Sales and Marketing and is responsible for developing and nurturing sales relationships with key architectural firms.  The relationships must translate to profitable growth in product lines that differentiate Wells as a provider of value added solutions (e.g., polish, windows, C-CAPP), and are predicated on the individual having a solid understanding of how architects approach a project, their design “hot buttons”, and educating them on Wells solutions.  In addition, this role will be responsible for collaborating with Wells sales, engineering and operations to modify our product line as necessary to best respond to the design community.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Identifying and penetrating targeted architectural firms through various activities such as presentations, “mock up” reviews, tradeshow participation, project estimating and project coordination. Monitors upcoming projects that could be beneficial as an opportunity to educate the firm as to Wells’ solutions.
  • Creating demand for Wells’ solutions against a backdrop of architects not having a good understanding or awareness of precast’s benefits and capabilities; overcoming inertia.
  • Leading the two-way communications between Wells and targeted architectural firms by being the voice of the customer to internal constituents and showcasing Wells’ as a solutions provider to the firms.
  • Partners closely with Wells departments (engineering, sales & marketing, R&D, QC, operations) to evaluate and, if appropriate, incorporate product features / modifications that architects identify as enhancements or entirely new directions.
  • Coordinates the development of marketing collateral and marketing strategies with VP Sales and Marketing Director as they relate to partnering with targeted architectural firms.
  • Maintain a steady relationship with owner, General Contractor, Architect, or Engineer as the project moves through the stages of completion.
  • Be able to develop solutions and submit RFI’s to appropriate parties.
  • As sales opportunities unfold, hand off to sales/estimating for pricing to client.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • AIA certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ design experience with an architectural firm on large commercial projects.
  • Experience in gathering competitive intelligence and developing/executing strategies to commercializing and monetizing the strategies.
  • Precast industry knowledge is strongly preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office other computer programs.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others to effectively market and sell Wells products.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree or the minimum education necessary to receive a state’s AIA certification is required.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Production Laborer

Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Performs various duties on a crew to assist in setting up the form such as, carry materials to the form and position these materials in the form, pouring concrete and finishing off the concrete in the form.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Climbing up and down off of the form surface (usually about waist height).
  • Carrying materials to the form to be used in setting up the form.
  • Working with hand tools such as cut off saws, grinders, drills, etc.
  • Knowledge/experience working with gas/acetylene torch.
  • Operate Company Forklifts (Wells Concrete will train employees without Forklift experience).
  • Experience working with concrete, pouring, leveling and finishing off concrete.
  • Climbing up onto and down from trailer beds to stockpile material.
  • Overhead crane-way operator experience (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Physically able to lift, bend, stoop, climb (onto forms and trailer beds, approximately waist high).
  • Have adequate knowledge of the English language to be able to read pour sheets and set up directions, and be able to communicate with other members of the crew.
  • Be an authorized forklift operator or be capable of learning the skills of operating a forklift.
  • Be experienced in operating overhead crane-ways (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience).
  • Lift, carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Climb up and down from forms and trailer beds.
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Standing, walking constantly, climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently, balancing, stooping, crawling occasionally.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma or GED
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • Moderate to high exposure to production environment.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

CAD Technician III

Location: Maple Grove, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician III will act primarily as the Lead Drafter on projects, accountable for the modeling, detailing, and production drawings. The CAD Technician III also serves as a Liaison Coordinator between outsourced drafting and engineering resources and our internal operations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Creates shop drawings from architectural/structural drawings and contract documents
  • Works closely with the Checker, Engineer, and Architect to ensure drawings are complete and accurate containing all the information needed to properly assemble, cast, and erect the product.
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Communicates between departments to avoid project delays
  • Calculates quantity and material takeoffs
  • Attends job meetings or site visits if necessary
  • Utilizes best practice standards to determine efficiency in how the project should be produced and completed
  • Reviews, publishes, and submits all pour sheets and material orders from outsourced drafting firms
  • Leads drafter teams and allocates subtasks as necessary to ensure project progress is efficient and on schedule
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System)
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • Assumes role of mentorship and coaching in both indirect and direct, assigned scenarios
  • CAD Technician III will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • General math skills
  • Ability to visualize how materials are put together
  • Capability to meet deadlines and follow aggressive project schedules
  • 10 years of construction trade CAD experience required, 5 Precast experience preferred
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Knowledge of products the company produces
  • Understanding and acceptance of changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding construction documents and erection drawings
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

CAD Technician II

Location: Maple Grove, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician II will act as Assistant Drafter, assisting with the modeling, detailing, and production drawings.  May assume Lead Drafter responsibilities on some projects.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Creates shop drawings from architectural/structural drawings and contract documents
  • Works closely with the Checker, Engineer, and Architect to ensure drawings are complete and accurate containing all the information needed to properly assemble, cast, and erect the product
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Communicates between departments to avoid project delays
  • Calculates quantity and material takeoffs
  • Attends job meetings or site visits if necessary
  • Utilizes best practice standards to determine efficiency in how the project should be produced and completed.
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System)
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • CAD Technician I will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • General math skills
  • Ability to visualize how materials are put together.
  • Capability to meet deadlines and follow aggressive project schedules
  • Two years of precast construction trade CAD experience preferred
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Knowledge of products the company produces
  • Understanding and acceptance to changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

CAD Technician I

Location: Maple Grove, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician I will assist on project logistics and production tickets as necessary to ensure project deadlines are met.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System) as directed
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Creates individual pour sheets for Production to produce each piece needed
  • Orders steel, insulation, and other material according to what is needed for each project
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • CAD Technician I will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • General math skills and ability to read blue prints and plans
  • Basic understanding of general construction practices
  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow project schedules
  • 2 weeks on-site Wells Concrete training
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

Business Development Architect

Location: Maple Grove, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Business Development Architect reports to the VP of Sales and Marketing and is responsible for developing and nurturing sales relationships with key architectural firms.  The relationships must translate to profitable growth in product lines that differentiate Wells as a provider of value added solutions (e.g., polish, windows, C-CAPP), and are predicated on the individual having a solid understanding of how architects approach a project, their design “hot buttons”, and educating them on Wells solutions.  In addition, this role will be responsible for collaborating with Wells sales, engineering and operations to modify our product line as necessary to best respond to the design community.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Identifying and penetrating targeted architectural firms through various activities such as presentations, “mock up” reviews, tradeshow participation, project estimating and project coordination. Monitors upcoming projects that could be beneficial as an opportunity to educate the firm as to Wells’ solutions.
  • Creating demand for Wells’ solutions against a backdrop of architects not having a good understanding or awareness of precast’s benefits and capabilities; overcoming inertia.
  • Leading the two-way communications between Wells and targeted architectural firms by being the voice of the customer to internal constituents and showcasing Wells’ as a solutions provider to the firms.
  • Partners closely with Wells departments (engineering, sales & marketing, R&D, QC, operations) to evaluate and, if appropriate, incorporate product features / modifications that architects identify as enhancements or entirely new directions.
  • Coordinates the development of marketing collateral and marketing strategies with VP Sales and Marketing Director as they relate to partnering with targeted architectural firms.
  • Maintain a steady relationship with owner, General Contractor, Architect, or Engineer as the project moves through the stages of completion.
  • Be able to develop solutions and submit RFI’s to appropriate parties.
  • As sales opportunities unfold, hand off to sales/estimating for pricing to client.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • AIA certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ design experience with an architectural firm on large commercial projects.
  • Experience in gathering competitive intelligence and developing/executing strategies to commercializing and monetizing the strategies.
  • Precast industry knowledge is strongly preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office other computer programs.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others to effectively market and sell Wells products.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree or the minimum education necessary to receive a state’s AIA certification is required.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Quality Control Technician

Location: Rosemount, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Quality Control Technician performs inspections on forms to ensure the form is set up as detailed on the pour sheet, checks concrete being mixed and poured into the form, and checks dimensions and details of fabricated product for accuracy.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs pre-pour inspections on forms.
  • Involved with tensioning of cable to record elongations and ensure cable is tensioned as designed.
  • Checks temperature and air content of wet concrete.
  • Conducts slump tests of wet concrete and makes cylinders for cylinder breaks.
  • Inserts temperature probes for monitoring the curing process.
  • Breaks cylinders the day after a pour and 28 days after pieces are poured.
  • Inspects pieces after they have cured and are removed from the forms.
  • Conducts gradation and sieve tests on various aggregate.
  • Observant of compliance with safety policy and procedures.
  • Represented on the Plant Safety Committee.
  • Records the necessary data for Quality Control files.
  • Documents any discrepancies and corrections needed on product and ensures they are completed.
  • Obtain the required ACI Concrete Field Testing certification.
  • Acts in professional manner that demonstrates the individual has good character and can be trusted by all employees.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Experience with Microsoft office.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • General math skills, be able to read a tape measure.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures that need to be followed.
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently.
  • Must be motivated and self driven to complete a task.
  • Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become best in Class.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PAY SCALE
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • Moderate to high exposure to production environment.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Business Development Architect

Location: Rosemount, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Business Development Architect reports to the VP of Sales and Marketing and is responsible for developing and nurturing sales relationships with key architectural firms.  The relationships must translate to profitable growth in product lines that differentiate Wells as a provider of value added solutions (e.g., polish, windows, C-CAPP), and are predicated on the individual having a solid understanding of how architects approach a project, their design “hot buttons”, and educating them on Wells solutions.  In addition, this role will be responsible for collaborating with Wells sales, engineering and operations to modify our product line as necessary to best respond to the design community.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Identifying and penetrating targeted architectural firms through various activities such as presentations, “mock up” reviews, tradeshow participation, project estimating and project coordination. Monitors upcoming projects that could be beneficial as an opportunity to educate the firm as to Wells’ solutions.
  • Creating demand for Wells’ solutions against a backdrop of architects not having a good understanding or awareness of precast’s benefits and capabilities; overcoming inertia.
  • Leading the two-way communications between Wells and targeted architectural firms by being the voice of the customer to internal constituents and showcasing Wells’ as a solutions provider to the firms.
  • Partners closely with Wells departments (engineering, sales & marketing, R&D, QC, operations) to evaluate and, if appropriate, incorporate product features / modifications that architects identify as enhancements or entirely new directions.
  • Coordinates the development of marketing collateral and marketing strategies with VP Sales and Marketing Director as they relate to partnering with targeted architectural firms.
  • Maintain a steady relationship with owner, General Contractor, Architect, or Engineer as the project moves through the stages of completion.
  • Be able to develop solutions and submit RFI’s to appropriate parties.
  • As sales opportunities unfold, hand off to sales/estimating for pricing to client.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • AIA certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ design experience with an architectural firm on large commercial projects.
  • Experience in gathering competitive intelligence and developing/executing strategies to commercializing and monetizing the strategies.
  • Precast industry knowledge is strongly preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office other computer programs.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others to effectively market and sell Wells products.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree or the minimum education necessary to receive a state’s AIA certification is required.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

General Laborer

Location: Rosemount, MN
JOB SUMMARY
  • Work as part of the precast production operation aiding in a number of locations including but not limited to; production, precast removal, and yard.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work areas.
  • The ability to work within a group of individuals.
  • Support Company polices and have a positive attitude while working.
SKILLS/BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment (lifting up to 50 pounds, frequent bending and stooping).
  • Work history in concrete construction activities.
  • Ability to follow safety and production work rules.
  • Strong attendance record.
  • Ability to work in the elements, including winter conditions.
  • Strong communications skills, have the ability to coordinate shipping and yard activities with internal dispatch and external trucking firms.
SKILLS/BACKGROUND PREFERENCES
  • OSHA 10 hour cards preferred but not required. Upon hire successfully obtaining within 6 months of employment.
  • Precast experience, preferred but not required.
  • Ability to operate a number of pieces of equipment; forklift, yard truck, man lift and having or willing to obtain the certificates needed.
TARGETED COMPENSATION
  • Base wage = $18 to $22 / hour + incentive
ANTICIPATED SHIFT
  • 3:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Shift may be adjusted based on plant scale-up, production and field requirements.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Plant is a drug-free / alcohol-free operation and submission to random drug testing is a condition of employment

Yard Laborer

Location: Rosemount, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Perform labor intensive concrete work in many different environments.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Take direction from their Team Leader and Supervisor.
  • Flexible to perform work in any area including Architectural, Spancrete, Yard, Finish Building, and other areas as needed.
  • Maintain a safe environment and have good housekeeping skills while working.
  • Participate in Lean Manufacturing objectives and improves the efficiencies of the department.
  • Have knowledge of quality program and be able to perform quality work.
  • Come to work with a good attitude and work the hours needed to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Comfortable operating heavy equipment, including, but not limited to forklifts, bobcats, and cranes.
  • Knowledgeable of day-to-day tasks that are performed and are aware of what the next step is without being told.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with employees in the plant and office.
  • Support company policies and have a positive attitude while working.
  • Must be able to handle the physical demands of the job including, but not limited to pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, climbing, kneeling, twisting, squatting, and crawling.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Ability to train and coach other employees if necessary.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • General math skills and ability to read tape measure.
  • Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become Best in Class.
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently and work independently when needed.
  • Knowledge of products the company uses and which products would work best.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • Moderate to high exposure to production environment.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

CAD Technician III

Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician III will act primarily as the Lead Drafter on projects, accountable for the modeling, detailing, and production drawings. The CAD Technician III also serves as a Liaison Coordinator between outsourced drafting and engineering resources and our internal operations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Creates shop drawings from architectural/structural drawings and contract documents
  • Works closely with the Checker, Engineer, and Architect to ensure drawings are complete and accurate containing all the information needed to properly assemble, cast, and erect the product.
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Communicates between departments to avoid project delays
  • Calculates quantity and material takeoffs
  • Attends job meetings or site visits if necessary
  • Utilizes best practice standards to determine efficiency in how the project should be produced and completed
  • Reviews, publishes, and submits all pour sheets and material orders from outsourced drafting firms
  • Leads drafter teams and allocates subtasks as necessary to ensure project progress is efficient and on schedule
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System)
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • Assumes role of mentorship and coaching in both indirect and direct, assigned scenarios
  • CAD Technician III will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • General math skills
  • Ability to visualize how materials are put together
  • Capability to meet deadlines and follow aggressive project schedules
  • 10 years of construction trade CAD experience required, 5 Precast experience preferred
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Knowledge of products the company produces
  • Understanding and acceptance of changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding construction documents and erection drawings
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

CAD Technician II

Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician II will act as Assistant Drafter, assisting with the modeling, detailing, and production drawings.  May assume Lead Drafter responsibilities on some projects.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Creates shop drawings from architectural/structural drawings and contract documents
  • Works closely with the Checker, Engineer, and Architect to ensure drawings are complete and accurate containing all the information needed to properly assemble, cast, and erect the product
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Communicates between departments to avoid project delays
  • Calculates quantity and material takeoffs
  • Attends job meetings or site visits if necessary
  • Utilizes best practice standards to determine efficiency in how the project should be produced and completed.
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System)
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • CAD Technician I will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • General math skills
  • Ability to visualize how materials are put together.
  • Capability to meet deadlines and follow aggressive project schedules
  • Two years of precast construction trade CAD experience preferred
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Knowledge of products the company produces
  • Understanding and acceptance to changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

CAD Technician I

Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
CAD Technician I will assist on project logistics and production tickets as necessary to ensure project deadlines are met.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Enters Data for Concrete Vision (ERP System) as directed
  • Revises drawings as necessary
  • Creates individual pour sheets for Production to produce each piece needed
  • Orders steel, insulation, and other material according to what is needed for each project
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
  • CAD Technician I will directly report to the Drafting Manager of their respective location.  Assignments will be issued by the Site Drafting Manager and the Scheduling Drafting Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Interpersonal communication skills to work in a team setting, as well as in 1-on-1 environment
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • General math skills and ability to read blue prints and plans
  • Basic understanding of general construction practices
  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow project schedules
  • 2 weeks on-site Wells Concrete training
  • Motivation and self-drive required to complete a task
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office and other computer software programs
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work on more than one project at once
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 year drafting degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.  

Business Development Architect

Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Business Development Architect reports to the VP of Sales and Marketing and is responsible for developing and nurturing sales relationships with key architectural firms.  The relationships must translate to profitable growth in product lines that differentiate Wells as a provider of value added solutions (e.g., polish, windows, C-CAPP), and are predicated on the individual having a solid understanding of how architects approach a project, their design “hot buttons”, and educating them on Wells solutions.  In addition, this role will be responsible for collaborating with Wells sales, engineering and operations to modify our product line as necessary to best respond to the design community.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Identifying and penetrating targeted architectural firms through various activities such as presentations, “mock up” reviews, tradeshow participation, project estimating and project coordination. Monitors upcoming projects that could be beneficial as an opportunity to educate the firm as to Wells’ solutions.
  • Creating demand for Wells’ solutions against a backdrop of architects not having a good understanding or awareness of precast’s benefits and capabilities; overcoming inertia.
  • Leading the two-way communications between Wells and targeted architectural firms by being the voice of the customer to internal constituents and showcasing Wells’ as a solutions provider to the firms.
  • Partners closely with Wells departments (engineering, sales & marketing, R&D, QC, operations) to evaluate and, if appropriate, incorporate product features / modifications that architects identify as enhancements or entirely new directions.
  • Coordinates the development of marketing collateral and marketing strategies with VP Sales and Marketing Director as they relate to partnering with targeted architectural firms.
  • Maintain a steady relationship with owner, General Contractor, Architect, or Engineer as the project moves through the stages of completion.
  • Be able to develop solutions and submit RFI’s to appropriate parties.
  • As sales opportunities unfold, hand off to sales/estimating for pricing to client.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • AIA certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ design experience with an architectural firm on large commercial projects.
  • Experience in gathering competitive intelligence and developing/executing strategies to commercializing and monetizing the strategies.
  • Precast industry knowledge is strongly preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office other computer programs.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others to effectively market and sell Wells products.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree or the minimum education necessary to receive a state’s AIA certification is required.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Production Laborer

Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Performs various duties on a crew to assist in setting up the form such as, carry materials to the form and position these materials in the form, pouring concrete and finishing off the concrete in the form.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Climbing up and down off of the form surface (usually about waist height).
  • Carrying materials to the form to be used in setting up the form.
  • Working with hand tools such as cut off saws, grinders, drills, etc.
  • Knowledge/experience working with gas/acetylene torch.
  • Operate Company Forklifts (Wells Concrete will train employees without Forklift experience).
  • Experience working with concrete, pouring, leveling and finishing off concrete.
  • Climbing up onto and down from trailer beds to stockpile material.
  • Overhead crane-way operator experience (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Physically able to lift, bend, stoop, climb (onto forms and trailer beds, approximately waist high).
  • Have adequate knowledge of the English language to be able to read pour sheets and set up directions, and be able to communicate with other members of the crew.
  • Be an authorized forklift operator or be capable of learning the skills of operating a forklift.
  • Be experienced in operating overhead crane-ways (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience).
  • Lift, carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Climb up and down from forms and trailer beds.
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Standing, walking constantly, climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently, balancing, stooping, crawling occasionally.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma or GED
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • Moderate to high exposure to production environment.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

BENEFITS

At Wells Concrete, we value our employees and are committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

We offer paid holidays, PTO, 401K plan, health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer Flex Spending for medical and daycare as well as a Health Savings Account.

The company pays the premiums for short-term and long-term disability for employees and life insurance on employees, spouses and children.

Our benefits package is subject to change at anytime. For a complete list of benefits, please contact us.

Our Values

Wells Concrete is the largest precast provider in the upper Midwest. We design, manufacture and install structural and architectural precast solutions. At Wells, we hold ourselves to higher standards. Our values include:

Superior
Wells is a team of superior craftsmen working together to bring our client’s visions to life.

Innovative
The Wells team of experts lead the industry in providing innovative, design-build precast solutions.

Collaborative
By integrating superior knowledge and advanced production technology, the Wells model ensures projects are built as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Reliable
At Wells, we give our customers peace-of-mind by being the most reliable solutions provider in the industry.

Proud
Wells is a team of talented craftsmen. We are proud of the work we perform and stand behind the commitments we make.

Sincere
Wells is a team of professionals who sincerely care about providing the highest-quality products and services to each project carrying the Wells name.