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Bridge Carpenter / Laborer

Jensen Construction will be starting a 3-year bridge project in Pierre, South Dakota in December of 2020. This bridge will be a major monument with about 7 million tons of steel and will be there for decades to come. We are looking for dedicated individuals who are wanting to be a part of an amazing team of bridge builders. You will be involved in nearly every aspect of the bridge from start to finish. You will be doing advanced carpentry work, pouring concrete, driving pile and setting steel and concrete girders. We will teach/train you every day to advance you in your career with us. To be clear, this is not a temporary position as we hope that you will retire with us one day!
Start Date
Nov 02, 2020
Expiration Date
May 30, 2021
Contact Information
Main Office: (515) 266-5173
Company Website:
Corporate Recruiter: Cell: (409) 659-1629

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Job Benefits

Benefits Available:
  • Health Insurance - Two Options with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Life Insurance - Lincoln Financial Group
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan - Wells Fargo Financial
  • Additional voluntary products are available that include, but are not limited to Dental Insurance with Delta Dental and Vision Insurance with Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • Access to our Wellness Coordinator

Job Location

Pierre, SD

Job Requirements

  • Hard working.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to lift up-to 50 lbs. multiple times per day.
  • Take direction from supervisors and peers.
  • Able to use hand tools.
  • Work 50+ hours weekly (Paid overtime after 40 hrs.).
  • Work at heights over 6’-0”.
  • Follow general safety guidelines.

Company Overview

Jensen Construction Company - A Family-Owned Business
Jensen Construction Company has been in business since 1912 and is the oldest operating subsidiary of its holding company The Rasmussen Group, Inc. It has always been a privately held company and is managed and operated by the fourth generation of family members. The company is a heavy and highway contractor that does a majority of its work in the public sector, with a primary emphasis in bridge construction. Jensen Construction Company is based in the Midwest and has completed projects in all states between the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Our Marine division has worked on many notable construction projects, from building cofferdams to drilling caissons in water up to 100 feet deep and constructing bridges over various waterways. If you would like additional information about our services and capabilities we invite you to contact us. Our Mission JCCO, a company founded on family values, is committed to building quality projects that exceed the expectations of the owner and the public, in the safest manner possible to the employees, doing so in a family-friendly work environment.

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