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

Technical Trainer

Location: Albany, MN
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Communicates with Drafting Managers to identify training needs, as well as mapping out development plans for both groups and individuals
  • Stays up-to-date on new training methods and techniques by attending in-house and remote training
  • Researches and selects the best platform to deliver and utilize training materials
  • Builds training programs and prepares teaching plans for onboarding, software/procedure implementation, and general annual maintenance training
  • Translates requirements into effective training curriculum that will groom employees to reach their full potential
  • Acclimates new hires and outsource partners to standard operating procedure and conduct orientation sessions
  • Assesses instructional effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into employees’ work routine
  • Periodically evaluates ongoing training programs to ensure that they reflect any changes or enhancements
  • Works closely with BIM Manager to ensure integration of most up to date tools, content, and practices
  • Assists in development of Standard Operating Procedure documentation and manuals
  • Provides technical support and content building as training demand allows
  • Periodically travels to remote office locations as necessary
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in utilizing BIM tools and software, with a strong preference in precast, construction and/or architectural industries, where “design and build” were critical to success
  • Experience in the creation, maintenance, and upgrading of Revit templates and content
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Exceptional work ethic as well as a desire to uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others
  • Background in successfully interfacing with customers, engineering, operations and project management
  • Demonstrated success at coaching and training Revit users.
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed, as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Revit Certification or Associates Degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS/PAY SCALE
  • Intermittent field / jobsite visits, will require safety precautions, and which may coincide with exposure to harsh weather.
  • 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.

Metal Shop Certified Welder

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Fabrication of production assemblies used in the production plant that meet the Company’s and PCI’s requirements a certified welder.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operates fork lifts, welders, all shears and punches, drill presses, and band saws.
  • Builds and sets up own jigs.
  • Perform welding tasks that meet the welding requirements established by the Company and PCI.
  • Ability to read basic blueprints.
  • Knowledge/experience working with gas/acetylene torch.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Physically able to lift, bend, stoop, climb onto forms and trailer beds.
  • Have adequate knowledge of the English language to be able to read steel orders, blue prints, 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. (Wells Concrete will train).
  • Be experienced in operating overhead crane-ways. (Wells Concrete will train).
  • Lift, carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Climb up and down from forms and trailer beds (approximately waist high).
  • Standing, walking constantly, climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently, balancing, stooping, crawling occasionally.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Welding certification preffered.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PAY SCALE
  • Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements
  • Moderate to high risk of safety precautions
  • Work length is 8 hours with two 10-minute and one-30 minute break.

Carpenter

Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Wood Shop carpenter performs activities that involve cutting and shaping pieces to create the right look for each panel. They make the blank out material in the panels.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Reads and understands pour sheets.
  • Cuts insulation.
  • Cuts blank out material for panels and nailers for each pour.
  • Knowledge in safe operation of table saw, band saw, miter saw, pneumatic nail gun, etc.
  • Cuts and assembles wood components to build forming and bulkheads in structural and architectural buildings.
  • Seals wood forms when needed.
  • Creates any special blanks or notches required for a project.
  • Prepares materials for bed set ups.
  • Drills holes into wood forms for beds.
  • Carries wood form out to production to be painted or varnished.
  • Performs duties indoors and outdoors.
  • Operates forklifts to move materials from storage areas to work areas for fabrication.
  • 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.
  • Accountable to practice BSP program and housekeeping in their assigned area.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Understand safety requirements to maintain a safe jobsite.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Forklift experience.
  • Must be able to lift 50 – 75 lbs.
  • General math skills and ability to read a tape measure.
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently.
  • Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures that need to be followed.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Technical training or work experience in carpentry preferred.
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.

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.

Technical Trainer

Location: Grand Forks, ND
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Communicates with Drafting Managers to identify training needs, as well as mapping out development plans for both groups and individuals
  • Stays up-to-date on new training methods and techniques by attending in-house and remote training
  • Researches and selects the best platform to deliver and utilize training materials
  • Builds training programs and prepares teaching plans for onboarding, software/procedure implementation, and general annual maintenance training
  • Translates requirements into effective training curriculum that will groom employees to reach their full potential
  • Acclimates new hires and outsource partners to standard operating procedure and conduct orientation sessions
  • Assesses instructional effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into employees’ work routine
  • Periodically evaluates ongoing training programs to ensure that they reflect any changes or enhancements
  • Works closely with BIM Manager to ensure integration of most up to date tools, content, and practices
  • Assists in development of Standard Operating Procedure documentation and manuals
  • Provides technical support and content building as training demand allows
  • Periodically travels to remote office locations as necessary
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in utilizing BIM tools and software, with a strong preference in precast, construction and/or architectural industries, where “design and build” were critical to success
  • Experience in the creation, maintenance, and upgrading of Revit templates and content
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Exceptional work ethic as well as a desire to uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others
  • Background in successfully interfacing with customers, engineering, operations and project management
  • Demonstrated success at coaching and training Revit users.
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed, as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Revit Certification or Associates Degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS/PAY SCALE
  • Intermittent field / jobsite visits, will require safety precautions, and which may coincide with exposure to harsh weather.
  • 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.

Yard and Shipping Laborer

Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Perform various duties on a crew to assist in stockpiling and loading panels/product in the yard and on trailers for shipment to project jobsites. Carry/lifting materials, rigging, for stockpiling panels/product and loading product to be shipped to project jobsites.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Climbing up and down from trailers and stockpiles of material.
  • Carrying materials such as blocking for stockpiling product, rigging to handle product.
  • Working with load chains, tie down belts and load binders to secure product to trailers.
  • Knowledge/experience working with propane burner for cleaning snow/ice from surfaces on trailers and product.
  • Forklift experience (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience).
  • Experience working with cranes, rigging and hand signals for cranes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Physically able to lift, bend, stoop, climb (onto stockpiles of materials and trailer beds, various heights).
  • Have adequate knowledge of the English language to be able to read load lists and handling instructions and 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 working with yard cranes. Have training in crane hand signals and rigging.
  • Lift, carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Climb up and down from forms and trailer decks.
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs. occasionally.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • 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.

Ready Mix Driver

Location: Grand Forks, ND
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: 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.

Technical Trainer

Location: Maple Grove, MN
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Communicates with Drafting Managers to identify training needs, as well as mapping out development plans for both groups and individuals
  • Stays up-to-date on new training methods and techniques by attending in-house and remote training
  • Researches and selects the best platform to deliver and utilize training materials
  • Builds training programs and prepares teaching plans for onboarding, software/procedure implementation, and general annual maintenance training
  • Translates requirements into effective training curriculum that will groom employees to reach their full potential
  • Acclimates new hires and outsource partners to standard operating procedure and conduct orientation sessions
  • Assesses instructional effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into employees’ work routine
  • Periodically evaluates ongoing training programs to ensure that they reflect any changes or enhancements
  • Works closely with BIM Manager to ensure integration of most up to date tools, content, and practices
  • Assists in development of Standard Operating Procedure documentation and manuals
  • Provides technical support and content building as training demand allows
  • Periodically travels to remote office locations as necessary
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in utilizing BIM tools and software, with a strong preference in precast, construction and/or architectural industries, where “design and build” were critical to success
  • Experience in the creation, maintenance, and upgrading of Revit templates and content
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Exceptional work ethic as well as a desire to uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others
  • Background in successfully interfacing with customers, engineering, operations and project management
  • Demonstrated success at coaching and training Revit users.
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed, as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Revit Certification or Associates Degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS/PAY SCALE
  • Intermittent field / jobsite visits, will require safety precautions, and which may coincide with exposure to harsh weather.
  • 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.

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.

Technical Trainer

Location: Wells, MN
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Communicates with Drafting Managers to identify training needs, as well as mapping out development plans for both groups and individuals
  • Stays up-to-date on new training methods and techniques by attending in-house and remote training
  • Researches and selects the best platform to deliver and utilize training materials
  • Builds training programs and prepares teaching plans for onboarding, software/procedure implementation, and general annual maintenance training
  • Translates requirements into effective training curriculum that will groom employees to reach their full potential
  • Acclimates new hires and outsource partners to standard operating procedure and conduct orientation sessions
  • Assesses instructional effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into employees’ work routine
  • Periodically evaluates ongoing training programs to ensure that they reflect any changes or enhancements
  • Works closely with BIM Manager to ensure integration of most up to date tools, content, and practices
  • Assists in development of Standard Operating Procedure documentation and manuals
  • Provides technical support and content building as training demand allows
  • Periodically travels to remote office locations as necessary
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in utilizing BIM tools and software, with a strong preference in precast, construction and/or architectural industries, where “design and build” were critical to success
  • Experience in the creation, maintenance, and upgrading of Revit templates and content
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Exceptional work ethic as well as a desire to uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others
  • Background in successfully interfacing with customers, engineering, operations and project management
  • Demonstrated success at coaching and training Revit users.
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed, as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Revit Certification or Associates Degree preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS/PAY SCALE
  • Intermittent field / jobsite visits, will require safety precautions, and which may coincide with exposure to harsh weather.
  • 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.

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.