Open Positions

Benefit Package at Ames Construction

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions at Ames offices and projects.

Submit an online application or forward a resume including details of your training and experience to the Human Resources Department.

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Busness Support System Specialist

Region: Corporate/Midwest
Location: Minnesota

Description:
BUSINESS SUPPORT SYSTEM SPECIALIST position is available at the Corporate office in Burnsville, MN. Responsibilities include: develop and execute best practices to maintain records through Cosential platform, clean-up/duplicate removal, transferring/re-assigning, archiving, data health checks and reporting. Design, create, test, deploy and page layouts, workflows and reports, to ensure metrics. Monitor storage capacity and usage. Recommend solutions, processes, capabilities or apps that will enhance end user experience productivity. Maintain user roles to ensure access to the right data by managing the platform security settings and records. Troubleshoot and resolve user incidents. Candidate must have 3 years direct experience in all aspects of developing and implementing CRM solutions and with Cosential. Working knowledge in Cosential platform development and customization, strong programming and development background. Ability to work independently and with a team, effectively communicate with all levels of project management staff, field personnel, contractors and clients. Possess excellent analytical, technology, communication and problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously in a fast-pace environment. Experience integrating other applications to CRM systems a plus.

Carpenter Foreman

Region: Corporate/Midwest
Location: Minnesota

Description:
CARPENTER FOREMAN positions are available out of the Midwest Region. This position may include short/long term travel. Responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and assigning work to crew members including but not limited to: footing, wall and column forming, structural deck forms, layout and anchorage systems. Foreman must have the ability to exert heavy physical effort, handling average weight objects up to 80 pounds, maintain high levels of efficiency without sacrificing safety and quality, solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardization exists, and be physically able to kneel, stoop, crouch, balance, climb or crawl. Candidates must have minimum of 5 years experience in a Carpenter Foreman role with Heavy/Highway Civil Construction Projects. Experience working on bridges, dams, and utility structures required.

CMGC Project Manager

Region: Corporate/Midwest
Location: Minnesota

Description:
CMGC PROJECT MANAGER positions are available at any one of the following regional offices, Burnsville, MN, Denver CO, Phoenix AZ, Salt Lake City, UT or Corona, CA. This position will lead and expand Ames linear roadway and heavy civil projects. Primary responsibilities include; expanding Ames Construction’s practice and client relationships to linear infrastructure system consisting of roadway, heavy civil, structures and underground earthwork. Manage and oversee all aspects of a project, include setting budget, bidding, overseeing project personnel, and work with the client from start to finish. Candidate must have at least 8 years’ of experience as a Project Manager with a heavy highway contractor and/or performing as the Project Manager on a roadway CMGC construction project. Significant background in managing earthwork, underground and structures. Possess leadership and management abilities and excellent communication skills. Working knowledge in HCSS, AutoCAD, AgTek, Terra-model, Primavera and Microsoft programs. On screen take-off is preferred. Some level of travel is required. A Bachelors’ degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred. Desired experiences and attributes include: knowledge of marketplaces cited above and experience in capturing and delivering such projects. Management and engineering experience in planning, design and rehabilitation, and construction of roadway projects.

Grade Foreman

Region: Corporate/Midwest
Location: Minnesota

Description:
GRADE FOREMAN positions are available out of our Midwest Region. These positions will cover Minnesota, North Dakota and surrounding areas, including short/long term travel. Responsibilities include reading, measuring and staking grade, TOPO surveys, and observe or modify all excavating activities. Possess experience in the construction industry managing and training dirt crews and maximizing efficiency. Candidate must have 5 years experience in a supervisory role, construction survey and grade staking procedures and proficient with Trimble GPS system and software and Total Station.

Project Safety Manager

Region: Corporate/Midwest
Location: Minnesota

Description:
Ames Construction, a national heavy civil and design build contractor, is accepting application for a Project Safety Manager position in our Midwest region. This position is geographically located in Burnsville, Minnesota, and will cover projects in the surrounding states or nation-wide. This is a field position and reports directly to the Regional Safety Manager. The Project Safety Manager will manage the project safety disciplines and monitor day-to-day construction operations for potential safety hazards. Conduct new hire orientations and drug screens, job-site training, safety audits and daily briefings, assess risk management and investigate worker’s comp injuries. Provide project safety statistics, assist Project Manager with environmental setups and collaborate with regional safety team. Candidate must have 5 years experience with OSHA and MSHA requirements and heavy civil construction safety, construction management, excellent communication skills and proficient in MS Word applications. Possess ability to interact with all levels of employees, management and agencies. Able to work to the demands of the project and schedule. An associate or bachelors degree and CSHT is preferred. Travel required.

Project Safety Manager

Region: Corporate/Midwest
Location: Minnesota

Description:
PROJECT SAFETY MANAGER position is available in our Midwest Region. This position is geographically based in Burnsville, MN, but will cover projects in the surrounding states. This is a field position and reports directly to the Regional Safety Manager. The Project Safety Manager will manage the project safety disciplines and monitor day-to-day construction operations. Conduct new hire orientations and drug screens, job-site training, safety audits and daily briefings, assess risk management and investigate incidents. Provide project safety statistics, assist Project Manager with project setups and collaborate with Regional safety team. Candidate must have 5 years’ experience with OSHA and MSHA requirements in heavy civil construction safety, construction management experience, excellent communication skills and proficient in MS Word applications. Possess ability to interact with all levels of employees, management, clients and agencies. A bachelors degree preferred. Travel required.

Structures Superintendent

Region: Corporate/Midwest
Location: Minnesota

Description:
STRUCTURES SUPERINTENDENT positions are available out of our Midwest Region. These positions will cover Minnesota, North Dakota and surrounding areas, including short/long term travel. Responsibilities include field coordination, manage multiple work operations and crews, production and cost performance, work scheduling, jobsite safety, procurement of supplies and materials, and oversight of subcontractors. Candidates must have minimum of 5 years experience in a Superintendent role with Heavy/Highway Civil Construction Projects. Experience working on bridges, dams, and utility structures required.