Construction Worker

Midlands Contracting Kearney , NE 68847

Posted 3 weeks ago

We are currently seeking a skilled Construction Worker to join our growing company. A strong work ethic, attention to detail, willingness to travel, and dependability are a must.

Job Details

  • $19-$22 per hour depending on experience
  • 50 or more hours per week (no weekend work)
  • Some projects require being out of town Monday-Friday (home on weekends)
  • Transportation provided from Kearney, NE when working out of town
  • Paid travel time
  • Hotel paid by company
  • Nightly per diem for meals when working out of town
  • Year-round employment (no winter layoffs)


  • Work manual labor outside in a variety of weather and environmental settings.
  • Assist the main pipe layer in laying push joint pipe including sanitary sewer, storm sewer and water main.
  • Shovel dirt and bedding during pipe laying operations.
  • Assist carpenters with the building of concrete structures. This includes setting forms, pouring concrete and tie rebar.
  • Run compaction equipment for backfill operations around pipe, manholes and concrete structures.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds individually or as a team when carrying loads heavier than 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl throughout each day.
  • Complete other manual labor tasks associated with projects.
  • Operate heavy equipment consistent with skill level and training.
  • Willingness to abide by all safety rules. Safety training will be provided on the job and via formal training.
  • Valid drivers license preferred but not required.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment (post-offer) drug screen.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US.


  • Paid vacations after one year of service
  • Paid holidays upon hire
  • Health Insurance: Company pays half of the premiums for employee and family members
  • Life Insurance: Company pays half of the premiums for employee and family members
  • 401k plan including company match (immediate vesting of company match)
  • Cafeteria/Flexible Benefits Plan
  • Aflac Supplemental Insurance
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