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Project Engineer (Wichita, KS)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently voted a Top Workplace, has immediate openings for several experienced Project Engineers with a background in heavy civil construction. The Project Engineer will be responsible for assisting with a heavy rail project located in Wichita, Kansas. Major areas of responsibility include:

  • Coordinating with superintendents and foremen to ensure project goals and expectations are met.
  • Assisting Project Manager to assure project compliance with SEMA’s safety policies and OSHA safety standards.
  • Must be able to manage changes in scope of work and be proficient in Viewpoint.
  • Assist with schedule and coordinate with foreman and field personnel with daily schedules including materials, subcontractors, equipment, quality control, etc.
  • Assist project planning to include project definition, scope, resources, and schedule.
  • Assist with baseline schedule from the job estimate.
  • Processes change orders as needed.
  • Assist with contracts and provide customer support on all jobs.
  • Assist and coordinate and delegate timely completion of traffic control plans, equipment mobilization, safety plans, haul road plans, erosion control plans, purchase ordering, job costing, and other duties as required.
  • Coordinate with all sub-contractors for timely completion and quality.
Requirements:
  • Construction Management or Engineering degree from a four-year university
  • Three to five years of project experience in heavy civil construction
  • Experience working with BNSF preferred but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Applicant must be a problem solver and self-starter who operates independently and thrives in a busy environment
  • Proven ability to stay with a single employer for over three years
To apply, please click on the link below to complete our online application and attach a resume. No calls please. SEMA Construction offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Heavy Equipment Operators (Wichita, KS)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: No Calls Please

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SEMA Construction, Inc., voted a 2019 Top Workplace, has immediate openings for experienced Heavy Equipment Operators for a heavy rail projects near Wichita, KS. Specific needs include operators for excavators, trackhoes, loaders, dozers, scrapers, and skid steers. SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below and attach a resume.

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Lattice Boom Crane Operator (Wichita, KS)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: No Calls Please

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has an immediate opening for an NCCCO-certified Lattice Boom Crane Operator for a heavy rail construction project in El Dorado, KS (30 minutes East of Wichita, KS) Applicant must have five years of crane operating experience for highway and bridge construction projects. SEMA Construction offers top industry wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please attach a resume to be considered for this position. No calls please.

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Earthwork Foreman (Wichita, KS)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Wichita, KS
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has an immediate opening for an Earthwork Foreman to assist with daily field activities of a heavy rail project near Wichita, KS, including supervising a crew of operators and laborers ranging from 2 to 10 employees. The Earthwork Foreman is responsible for quality, production, cost control, and schedule while maintaining a safe work environment. This position will require a candidate that can work from El Dorado, Kansas (near Wichita). Ideal candidate must possess:

  • 5+ years of heavy civil construction experience
  • 2-3 years of experience supervising earthwork crews
  • 5+ years operating heavy equipment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good attitude and be a hard worker
  • Proven track record in a field supervisory role
  • Ability to manage multiple operations simultaneously on the same job
  • Make use of available resources while maintaining quality and production
  • Strong knowledge of the construction industry, regulatory compliance and technology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to network with coworkers and fit company’s culture
  • Desire to contribute for company’s growth and profit.
  • Understanding of heavy rail projects preferred
SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive benefits and top industry wages to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click the link below and attach a resume.

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Bridge Carpenters, Laborers, and Welders (Wichita, KS)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: No Calls Please

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SEMA Construction, Inc. has immediate openings for Bridge Carpenters, Laborers, and Welders for a heavy rail project in El Dorado, KS (30 minutes East of Wichita, KS). Heavy Rail Bridge Carpenters, Laborers, and Welders must have general heavy rail and bridge construction knowledge, experience working with heavy equipment operators, and experience working high above ground. This position will require heavy lifting and organizational skills. SEMA Construction, Inc. offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below and attach a resume.

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Earthwork Superintendent (Wichita, KS)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: No Calls Please

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a Top Workplace, has an immediate opening for an Earthwork Superintendent for a heavy rail construction project near Wichita, KS. The Earthwork Superintendent will report to the Earthwork Operations Director and will schedule all self-performed work and subcontracted work, coordinate field crews through directives given to foremen, as well as plan and schedule all requirements to control labor, equipment and material costs. This individual will be responsible for the timely completion of assigned operations and stay within budget. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pre-plan of work activities to meet contract, schedule and quality requirements including safety action plans.
  • Review all contracts, project documentation and plans to ensure the work in the field is built to specifications.
  • Oversee field personnel, schedules and construction operations.
  • Manage field operations and coordinate work with other personnel and subcontractors.
  • Provide leadership and direction to field crew.
  • Responsible for job performance as it relates to company goals, safety audits and company policies and procedures including training, orientation, discipline, etc.
  • Emphasize safety, quality and production.
  • Train and motivates employees.
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks including weekly and look ahead schedules, production reports, equipment logs, inspection reports, change orders, and updating project files.
  • May operate heavy equipment and assist with labor when needed.
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in bridge and heavy highway construction.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of bridge and highway construction.
  • Desire and willingness to adapt to various work disciplines, contract types and Owners.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards.
  • Ability to read and understand project specific documents including plans, schedules, and specifications.
  • Ability to keep records and to prepare work and time reports.
  • Ability to understand and efficiently carry out instructions.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others and clearly communicate instructions to crew.
  • Through knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work being performed.
  • Strong client relation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional with solid knowledge with Microsoft Office.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to effectively work outdoors at construction sites and operate heavy equipment if necessary.
  • Ability to frequently stand, walk, climb, balance, lift, bend, and move objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Willingness to be exposed to all weather conditions including very wet, hot and cold elements.
SEMA offers competitive wages and benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below and attach a resume.

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Oiler (Wichita, KS)

Posted: 10/29/2019
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: No Calls Please

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SEMA Construction, Inc., recently named a Top Workplace, is looking for a Heavy Equipment Oiler to support a heavy rail project in El Dorado, KS (near Wichita). The applicant should be experienced in the servicing, maintaining, fueling and repair of Caterpillar, Grove, Bob Cat, John Deere, Kenworth and GMC machinery along with assorted construction support equipment such as portable air compressors, welders, and light plants. Applicants should have or be willing to obtain a Class B CDL Driver’s License with Hazmat and Tanker endorsement. SEMA Construction offer top industry wages and a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, and a 401k Plan. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your resume.

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Bridge Carpenters / Finishers / Laborers (Wichita, KS)

Posted: 03/04/2019
Location: Wichita, KS
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Contact: hr@semaconstruction.com
Phone: 800.878.9265

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SEMA Construction, recently named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post, has immediate openings for Bridge Carpenters, Finishers, and Laborers for a heavy rail project in and around Wichita, Kansas. Specific heavy civil carpenters needed are form setters, finishers, and welders for bridge construction. Applicants must have general heavy civil and rail construction knowledge and experience working with heavy equipment operators. SEMA offers top industry wages and competitive benefits to all employees. SEMA Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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