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

Yard and Shipping Laborer, On-Site Truck Driver

Posted: August 25, 2017
Location: Albany, MN
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. Provide on-site truck driving for the yard crew.
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.
  • 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
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

Posted: July 19, 2017
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

Posted: July 6, 2017
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 Team Lead

Posted: May 16, 2017
Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Ensure that the production of their crew and bed run as effective and productive as possible.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with crew to strip, set-up and pour the bed in a timely manner.
  • Work with the Quality Control Department and supervisors to ensure optimal quality.
  • Track the inventory of items that are being used by their crew.
  • Manage and assign task for the crew they are overseeing.
  • Perform general laborer work and ensure the job is being set-up properly.
  • Maintain a safe environment and address safety concerns as needed.
  • Come to work with a good attitude and work the hours that are needed to fulfill the job requirements.
  • Provide progress reports to managers and supervisors and address setbacks in the schedule.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with employees in the plant and office.
  • Support company policies and have a positive attitude while leading their crew and working with others.
  • Read pour tickets that are sent from Drafting and verify that tickets are accurate.
  • Support, practice, enforce, and lead the crew to comply with safety, lean, and housekeeping expectations set by management.
  • 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.
  • Ability to read prints.
  • Ability to think of new and better ways of doing processes.
  • Has to understand the importance of a “Team”.
  • Help manage the day to day planning, operation and problem solving of production.
  • Exceeding and meeting departmental objectives.
  • Create a sense of ownership within the employees and resolving issues, if any.
  • Communicating the company’s purpose, core values, vision to the front 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.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to lead a team with respect and dignity.
  • 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.
  • Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become Best in Class.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 1-2 years Precast Concrete 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.

Project Checker

Posted: April 6, 2017
Location: Albany, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Project Checker is responsible for the quality assurance of documents on assigned projects created by the drafter throughout the drafting process, ensuring compliance with contract documents, project specifications, engineering requirements, and Wells Concrete standard operating procedures.  The Project Checker also serves as a Liaison Coordinator between outsourced drafting and engineering resources and our internal operations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Checks erection drawings for dimensional accuracy to construction documents and general conformance to specifications, application of project details, standard operating procedure, and engineering requirements
  • Checks early material takeoffs for procurement, as well as production material sheets and final order quantities
  • Checks erection/site material sheets for conformance to design and drawings, as well as for accurate quantities
  • Checks pour tickets for accuracy to erection drawings, formatting, and clarity
  • Reviews, publishes, and submits all pour tickets and material orders from outsourced drafting firms
  • Signs off on finalized erection drawings and ensures finalized drawings are provided to Project Management
  • Coordinates with other departments as non-conformances occur to resolve the issues quickly and efficiently
  • Monitors the general drafting workflow on assigned projects for adherence to standard operating procedure and schedule tracking
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
Project Checker 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 lead and collaborate with other employees with respect and dignity
  • Capacity to interact with many people internally and externally to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and general knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, and other computer software programs
  • Two years extensive prefabrication checking experience preferred
  • General geometry and trigonometry skills
  • Motivation and self-drive to complete a task
  • Understanding and acceptance of changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding construction documents and shop drawings
  • Ability to visualize details within the production/erection process
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree in Design, Computer Aided Drafting or Occupational Proficiency Diploma related degree preferred but not required.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional 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.

Batch Plant Operator

Posted: October 16, 2017
Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Batch Plant Operator is able to operate all batching equipment at the Wells, MN production facility.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with Production and Quality Control departments to insure accurate batching and record keeping.
  • Operates forklift, trucks, front end loader, crane-ways as well as batching equipment to mix concrete.
  • Work with Maintenance department in doing daily, weekly, monthly and yearly preventative maintenance.
  • Orders materials needed for the Batch Plant.
  • Work with outside vendors in scheduling delivery of aggregates, dyes, and admixtures.
  • Be accountable for recording and carrying out accurately all safety procedures and policies.
  • Ability to continuously improve the batching process.
  • Be able to take the initiative to continuously push the batch plant to produce the highest level possible and troubleshoot when issues arise.
  • Batch concrete when needed for each job.
  • Ability to use math to calculate mix designs, aggregate totals, and other possible calculations needed.
  • Cleans mixer area daily.
  • Cleans and inspects strand vices.
  • 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.
  • General math skills and ability to read a tape measure.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Must be able to lift 50-75 lbs.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task.
  • Ability to work with others to get the project completed efficiently.
  • 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.

Carpenter

Posted: October 16, 2017
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.

Patch and Finish Laborer

Posted: August 28, 2017
Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Performs various duties on a crew to assist in doing work on product to get the required finish and detail necessary for delivery to the jobsite. Doing necessary repairs or corrections that meet the Company’s quality standards.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Climbing up and down off of the forms, pieces, trailer decks and work platforms.
  • Carrying materials to perform the work needed on panels, product.
  • Working with hand tools and power 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.
  • Operate Overhead crane-ways (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience).
  • Be knowledgeable in proper rigging and handling of product.
  • Have or be able to learn the skills of sandblasting and water-blasting finish work.
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, work platforms and trailer beds.
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Standing, walking constantly, climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently, balancing, stooping, crawling occasionally.
  • General math skills and ability to read a tape measure.
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

Posted: July 6, 2017
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.  

Project Checker

Posted: April 6, 2017
Location: Grand Forks, ND
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Project Checker is responsible for the quality assurance of documents on assigned projects created by the drafter throughout the drafting process, ensuring compliance with contract documents, project specifications, engineering requirements, and Wells Concrete standard operating procedures.  The Project Checker also serves as a Liaison Coordinator between outsourced drafting and engineering resources and our internal operations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Checks erection drawings for dimensional accuracy to construction documents and general conformance to specifications, application of project details, standard operating procedure, and engineering requirements
  • Checks early material takeoffs for procurement, as well as production material sheets and final order quantities
  • Checks erection/site material sheets for conformance to design and drawings, as well as for accurate quantities
  • Checks pour tickets for accuracy to erection drawings, formatting, and clarity
  • Reviews, publishes, and submits all pour tickets and material orders from outsourced drafting firms
  • Signs off on finalized erection drawings and ensures finalized drawings are provided to Project Management
  • Coordinates with other departments as non-conformances occur to resolve the issues quickly and efficiently
  • Monitors the general drafting workflow on assigned projects for adherence to standard operating procedure and schedule tracking
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
Project Checker 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 lead and collaborate with other employees with respect and dignity
  • Capacity to interact with many people internally and externally to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and general knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, and other computer software programs
  • Two years extensive prefabrication checking experience preferred
  • General geometry and trigonometry skills
  • Motivation and self-drive to complete a task
  • Understanding and acceptance of changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding construction documents and shop drawings
  • Ability to visualize details within the production/erection process
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree in Design, Computer Aided Drafting or Occupational Proficiency Diploma related degree preferred but not required.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment.

Production Laborer

Posted: November 15, 2016
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.

Project Checker

Posted: April 6, 2017
Location: Maple Grove, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Project Checker is responsible for the quality assurance of documents on assigned projects created by the drafter throughout the drafting process, ensuring compliance with contract documents, project specifications, engineering requirements, and Wells Concrete standard operating procedures.  The Project Checker also serves as a Liaison Coordinator between outsourced drafting and engineering resources and our internal operations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Checks erection drawings for dimensional accuracy to construction documents and general conformance to specifications, application of project details, standard operating procedure, and engineering requirements
  • Checks early material takeoffs for procurement, as well as production material sheets and final order quantities
  • Checks erection/site material sheets for conformance to design and drawings, as well as for accurate quantities
  • Checks pour tickets for accuracy to erection drawings, formatting, and clarity
  • Reviews, publishes, and submits all pour tickets and material orders from outsourced drafting firms
  • Signs off on finalized erection drawings and ensures finalized drawings are provided to Project Management
  • Coordinates with other departments as non-conformances occur to resolve the issues quickly and efficiently
  • Monitors the general drafting workflow on assigned projects for adherence to standard operating procedure and schedule tracking
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
Project Checker 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 lead and collaborate with other employees with respect and dignity
  • Capacity to interact with many people internally and externally to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and general knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, and other computer software programs
  • Two years extensive prefabrication checking experience preferred
  • General geometry and trigonometry skills
  • Motivation and self-drive to complete a task
  • Understanding and acceptance of changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding construction documents and shop drawings
  • Ability to visualize details within the production/erection process
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree in Design, Computer Aided Drafting or Occupational Proficiency Diploma related degree preferred but not required.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment.

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.

Project Checker

Posted: April 6, 2017
Location: Wells, MN
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Project Checker is responsible for the quality assurance of documents on assigned projects created by the drafter throughout the drafting process, ensuring compliance with contract documents, project specifications, engineering requirements, and Wells Concrete standard operating procedures.  The Project Checker also serves as a Liaison Coordinator between outsourced drafting and engineering resources and our internal operations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Checks erection drawings for dimensional accuracy to construction documents and general conformance to specifications, application of project details, standard operating procedure, and engineering requirements
  • Checks early material takeoffs for procurement, as well as production material sheets and final order quantities
  • Checks erection/site material sheets for conformance to design and drawings, as well as for accurate quantities
  • Checks pour tickets for accuracy to erection drawings, formatting, and clarity
  • Reviews, publishes, and submits all pour tickets and material orders from outsourced drafting firms
  • Signs off on finalized erection drawings and ensures finalized drawings are provided to Project Management
  • Coordinates with other departments as non-conformances occur to resolve the issues quickly and efficiently
  • Monitors the general drafting workflow on assigned projects for adherence to standard operating procedure and schedule tracking
  • Completes special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned
Project Checker 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 lead and collaborate with other employees with respect and dignity
  • Capacity to interact with many people internally and externally to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and general knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, and other computer software programs
  • Two years extensive prefabrication checking experience preferred
  • General geometry and trigonometry skills
  • Motivation and self-drive to complete a task
  • Understanding and acceptance of changes that are implemented to become best in class
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding construction documents and shop drawings
  • Ability to visualize details within the production/erection process
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree in Design, Computer Aided Drafting or Occupational Proficiency Diploma related degree preferred but not required.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Predominant working conditions are a general office environment with an occasional exposure to production environment.

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.

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

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.