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.

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.

Current Openings

Mechanic

Posted: March 15, 2017
Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Plant Maintenance provides maintenance throughout the Production facility as well as doing the required inspections of equipment in the production facility.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems.
  • Check functionality of safety systems.
  • Set up and install appliances and equipment.
  • Check control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues.
  • Duties include; mechanical, electrical, plumbing, air and hydraulic systems, problem diagnosis, and repair procedures.
  • Operate/inspect overhead crane-ways.
  • Operate/inspect forklifts.
  • Inspection of travel lifts (Drotts).
  • Performs duties indoors and outdoors.
  • Follow company safety policies and procedures.
  • Accountable to practice BSP program and housekeeping in their assigned area.
  • Knowledge of Lock Out/Tag Out procedures.
  • Maintain maintenance/inspection records and assist in scheduling maintenance.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Know and understand safety procedures.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently.
  • Knowledge in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, air and hydraulic systems.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 2 year degree or 4 years work experience preferred
  • Experience in brakes, tires, diesel engine, truck maintenance, and mobile equipment preferred
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.

Production Laborer

Posted: September 16, 2016
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

Posted: August 25, 2016
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.

Yard Laborer

Posted: July 22, 2016
Location: Albany, 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.

Precast Concrete Drafter

Posted: February 24, 2017
Location: Maple Grove, MN
Wells Concrete is accepting resumes for precast concrete drafting positions at the Wells, MN plant location. Drafters coordinate with the engineering team to produce plans for the precast concrete products Wells Concrete manufactures and installs for clients across the upper Midwest.

General Laborer

Posted: August 25, 2016
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

Quality Control Technician

Posted: July 22, 2016
Location: Rosemount, MN
SKILLS/BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS
  • Performs tests on concrete after batching.
  • Evaluate the product that was tested.
  • Creates representative cylinders for strength testing.
  • Performs pre- and post-pour inspections on casting beds and finished product.
  • Addresses non-conformance items found in inspections.
  • Provides information for PCI (Precast Concrete Institute) audits.
  • Organizes files according to PCI (Precast Concrete Institute) standards.
  • Records all concrete data on each form poured.
  • Determines how to correct production errors if necessary.
  • Performs maintenance and calibrations on lab equipment.
  • Obtains gradations, moistures, and absorptions.
  • Attends all monthly safety meetings.
  • Inputs data such as non-conformances into Concrete Vision (Computer Based System).
  • Works side-by-side with production personnel to ensure conformance.
  • Reviews and updates Quality Systems Manual (QSM).
  • Works with yard crew and finishing crew for structural and aesthetic fixes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Proficient with computers and data entry.
  • Strong blueprint reading skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully multi-task in fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to use and read a tape measure.
  • Must have basic mathematical skills.
  • Self-motivated and solutions oriented.
  • Knowledge and understanding of concrete mixtures.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment (lifting up to 50 pounds, frequent bending and stooping.
  • Ability to follow safety and production work rules.
  • Display interpersonal skills to relate to other employees.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • HS diploma required or GED.
  • PCI I/II certifications preferred or attainment within 9 months of hire date.
  • Precast experience preferred, but not required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PAY SCALE
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • Limited normal office conditions.
  • Base Wage =  $17 to $20 / Hour + incentive

Yard Laborer

Posted: July 22, 2016
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.

Precast Concrete Drafter

Posted: February 24, 2017
Location: Wells, MN
Wells Concrete is accepting resumes for precast concrete drafting positions at the Wells, MN plant location. Drafters coordinate with the engineering team to produce plans for the precast concrete products Wells Concrete manufactures and installs for clients across the upper Midwest.

Production Laborer

Posted: November 15, 2016
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.

Production Ready Mix Truck Driver

Posted: November 4, 2016
Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Safely operate ready mix truck, operate computer batching equipment and deliver concrete to the forms in the Prestress Production Plant.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Have or have the ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver License with air brake endorsement.
  • Pass an ICC Physical and be medically qualified to operate a Commercial Vehicle.
  • Do light maintenance on ready mix truck.
  • Have a good driving record that satisfies the requirements of the company motor vehicle license policy.
  • Learn the computer batching system at Wells Concrete.
  • Keep and deliver the records of batching to Quality Control.
     OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Keep the ready mix truck clean (periodically washing the truck with mild acid/detergent) and in good mechanical shape (including cleaning and maintenance inside the mixing drum).
  • Be mechanically inclined and be able to do light service worm on ready mix truck.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Have a current Class B CDL license with air brake endorsement, and DOT Health Card.
  • Pass a DOT Drug Test and be subject to Random Selection testing as per the DOT regulations.
  • Be able to learn and operate a computerized batching system.
  • Learn the skills needed for efficient and safe operation of the ready mix truck.
  • Be able to lift 75 lbs.
  • Standing, walking constantly, climbing, kneeling, balancing, stooping, and crawling occasionally.
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

Plant Maintenance Mechanic

Posted: November 4, 2016
Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Plant Maintenance mechanic provides maintenance throughout the Production facility as well as doing the required inspections of equipment in the production facility. This position also requires the appropriate license to operate the Boiler systems in the Production facility.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems.
  • Check functionality of safety systems.
  • Set up and install appliances and equipment.
  • Check control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues.
  • Duties include; mechanical, electrical, plumbing, air and hydraulic systems, problem diagnosis, and repair procedures.
  • Have knowledge of and have the appropriate license to operate boiler systems, or be willing to obtain a boiler operator license.
  • Operate/inspect overhead crane-ways.
  • Operate/inspect forklifts.
  • Inspection of travel lifts (Drotts).
  • Performs duties indoors and outdoors.
  • Follow company safety policies and procedures.
  • Accountable to practice BSP program and housekeeping in their assigned area.
  • Knowledge of Lock Out/Tag Out procedures.
  • Maintain maintenance/inspection records and assist in scheduling maintenance.
  • Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Know and understand safety procedures.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently.
  • Knowledge in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, air and hydraulic systems.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Education, training in General Maintenance, welding, electrical, boiler experience preferred.
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.

Metal Shop Fabricator (Bar Bender)

Posted: November 4, 2016
Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
This position’s main objective is to fabricate metal components for welded assemblies for metal shop welders, and components for production crews in the plant.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operates bar shears, bar bending machines, #2 bar machine, metal band saws, acetylene torch, cable cutting saw, etc.
  • Operates fork lifts and overhead cranes.
  • Helps maintain inventory of Production and Field Service components.
  • Helps unload delivery of plate, angle, bar, etc., and place in storage racks.
  • Receives steel orders from drafting/engineering and fabricates components to fill the order.
  • 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 ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • General math skills and ability to read production steel orders.
  • Understand safety requirements to maintain a safe workplace.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Forklift and overhead crane experience.
  • Must be able to lift 50 – 75 lbs
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently.
  • Must be motivated and self driven to complete a task.
  • Knowledge of products the company uses and which products would work best.
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.

Patch and Finish Truck Driver

Posted: November 4, 2016
Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Operate semi-tractor/crane-ways/tilt table and assisting in other activities to move product efficiently between buildings #3 and #4. Hours of work could be from early in the morning to late at night. Driver will need to be flexible with the hours they work during the day.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Move trailers and material between buildings #3 and #4 as needed.
  • Operate overhead crane-ways and tilt table as needed to perform work on materials.
  • Assist in securing pieces on trailers and in removing securement devices as needed to perform work on material.
  • Clean off trailer decks and ensure trailers are in good working condition. Notify maintenance if any work needs to be done on trailers.
  • Ensure that tractor is maintained in good running condition. Assist in maintenance work on tractor such as; oil change, tire maintenance, etc.
  • OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in moving material, from trailers to tilt table, trailer to floor or floor stands, etc. as needed to perform work on materials.
  • Help with clean up/housekeeping of Buildings #3 and #4.
  • Assist in installing and removing lifting devices and special rigging to handle material.
  • Assist Patch and Finish crew where needed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must have a Class A CDL drivers license.
  • Good attendance and safe working attitude.
  • Able to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Lift, carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Climb up and down from trailer beds.
  • Standing, walking constantly, climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently, balancing, stooping, crawling occasionally.
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

Drafting Department Checker

Posted: August 25, 2016
Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Checks drawings and material lists for accuracy and conformance to the estimate, contract drawings, company standards, and engineer’s calculations. Location: Wells, MN Reports to: Drafting Manager
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Works directly with Project Draftsperson, Project Manager and Design Engineers.
  • Reviews all drawings for correctness and coordinates problem areas.
  • Marks all corrections on drawings before returning them to the Project Draftsperson.
  • Checks pour sheets (shop tickets) for accuracy and conformance to standards, and coordinates revisions with production requirements and production schedule.
  • Reviews material orders for correctness and completeness.
  • In some cases makes physical changes to drawings.
  • Assists with drafting work as time allows.
  • Development and maintenance of drafting standards.
  • Assists drafting personnel in conforming to drafting standards.

Quality Control Technician

Posted: July 22, 2016
Location: Wells, MN
SKILLS/BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS
  • Performs tests on concrete after batching.
  • Evaluate the product that was tested.
  • Creates representative cylinders for strength testing.
  • Performs pre- and post-pour inspections on casting beds and finished product.
  • Addresses non-conformance items found in inspections.
  • Provides information for PCI (Precast Concrete Institute) audits.
  • Organizes files according to PCI (Precast Concrete Institute) standards.
  • Records all concrete data on each form poured.
  • Determines how to correct production errors if necessary.
  • Performs maintenance and calibrations on lab equipment.
  • Obtains gradations, moistures, and absorptions.
  • Attends all monthly safety meetings.
  • Inputs data such as non-conformances into Concrete Vision (Computer Based System).
  • Works side-by-side with production personnel to ensure conformance.
  • Reviews and updates Quality Systems Manual (QSM).
  • Works with yard crew and finishing crew for structural and aesthetic fixes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Proficient with computers and data entry.
  • Strong blueprint reading skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully multi-task in fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to use and read a tape measure.
  • Must have basic mathematical skills.
  • Self-motivated and solutions oriented.
  • Knowledge and understanding of concrete mixtures.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment (lifting up to 50 pounds, frequent bending and stooping.
  • Ability to follow safety and production work rules.
  • Display interpersonal skills to relate to other employees.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • HS diploma required or GED.
  • PCI I/II certifications preferred or attainment within 9 months of hire date.
  • Precast experience preferred, but not required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PAY SCALE
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.
  • Limited normal office conditions.
  • Base Wage =  $17 to $20 / Hour + incentive

Project Manager

Posted: July 22, 2016
Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Project Manager is responsible for managing the project from drafting and engineering, into production, through erection and job close out.  In doing so, the position supports both sales and construction services as necessary.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Attend meetings with internal and external parties regarding the planning and progress of projects as well as job follow up.
  • Keep aware of all current costs of materials, labor and services.
  • Work closely with Marketing, Purchasing, Production, Drafting, Engineering, Erection and Accounting departments.
  • Visit jobsites to ensure quality and listen to the crews and contractors concerns and ideas of how to improve the current project and future projects.
  • Review and process all construction documents, contracts and change orders.
  • Direct contact with all principal customers by visitation or telephone conversation.
  • Sources necessary drawings, construction materials and equipment for erection crews.
  • Preparation and/or review of sub -contracts.
  • Ability to schedule all phases of new projects in coordination with all other project managers and company departments.
  • Understanding of all trades required in a building project and their effect on precast components.
  • Problem solving, ability to minimize or avoid problems or conflicts between our company and contractors or owner.
  • Ability to meet with architects, engineers, contractors and owners at project progress meetings, and relay information gained, back to our Drafting, Engineering and Erection departments.
  • Monitor and analyze each phase of the job cost system.
  • Ability to perform sales duties for walk-in and telephone customers.
  • Serve as a contact person for caulking, washing and cutting of precast.
  • Delivery of precast embed steel to construction sites as needed
  • Monitor production clip board and production schedules and inform contractors and field staff if delays are possible that will impact schedule.
  • Helps complete punch list items by getting information, materials and paper work to proper crews to complete items.
  • Be familiar with all company products, applications and capabilities.
  • Review the production sequence and ensure product is being produced on schedule to allow erection to meet deadlines.
  • Determine the proper erection sequence based on the site and precast produced to get the field crew started efficiently and effectively.
  • Attend sales meetings, conventions and award functions as needed.
  • Ability to read construction documents and relay concerns to the design team.
  • Cost accounting knowledge (the ability to translate past information to present condition)
  • Ability to work with P.C., Excel and other software programs.
  • Ability to converse with department heads, architects, engineers, contractors and clients.
  • Monitor submittal drawing schedules and ensure they are submitted in advance of production dates.
  • Understanding of the precast industry.
  • Attend industry conventions as appropriate.
  • 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, customers, and contractors.
  • Ability to train and coach other employees if necessary.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Must be able to lead a team with respect and dignity.
  • Must be motivated and self driven to complete a task.
  • Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become Best in Class.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to travel with some overnights
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, or related degree preferred
  • 3+ years of precast experience preferred or related construction experience
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements due to construction site varying conditions.
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions due to construction site varying conditions.
  • General Office Environment with a low to moderate exposure to production environment.

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.