Current Openings

 

Barriere Construction Company accepts applications for specific, currently-open positions only. Barriere does not consider unsolicited applications, applications submitted for “any open position,” or applications submitted without mentioning a specific open position.

All applicants are required to complete two online pre-employment assessments. The assessment results, along with the completed employment application, interviews, and any other pre-employment requirements, will be used to determine any offer of employment.

Applicants must apply in person at the Barriere division office where the open position is offered, and should allow approximately two hours to complete the initial application process.

Barriere is an equal opportunity employer, a Section 503 Federal Contractor, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Veterans and  Women are encouranged to apply.  Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age,  disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. Administrators at each location office can verify  informantion in the job listings.

Current Job Openings:

METAIRIE OFFICE
FIELD SAFETY COORDINATOR
Barriere Construction Co., LLC, a family-owned heavy construction firm for over 65 years is seeking a very highly motivated Field Safety Coordinator to work in our Safety Division. Bachelor’s degree preferably in Occupational Safety and Health.  3 to 5 years of experience in safety with an emphasis on safety management. Applicant must have the ability to teach others; have strong presentation and communication skills, knowledge of basic construction methods; strong risk analysis and working knowledge of OSHA workplace standards, computer skills (Excel, MS Office and Powerpoint). Will conduct accident investigations.  Barriere offers an excellent benefits package including a 401(k) plan, performance bonuses, vehicle and fuel allowance program. Please email resume to hr@barriere.com or mail to: Human Resources Assistant, One Galleria Blvd., Suite 1650, Metairie, LA  70001, or fax to 504-581-2270.

BATON ROUGE ASPHALT DIVISION – BATON ROUGE
LT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
We are presently accepting applications for a light equipment operator in our Baton Rouge Asphalt Division.  Must have a clean motor vehicle record and must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, post-offer physical, post-offer functional capacity test. Barriere Construction Co, LLC offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary. Position Description: Duties include, but are not limited to, operating a Rubber-tire Backhoe/Excavator, Base Roller, Small Asphalt Roller, and Powerbroom.  Ability to do basic repairs and maintenance on the equipment such as lubricating, cleaning, and fueling; ability to perform connections between the equipment and its attachments; ability to use hand tools to accomplish these tasks; and perform activities of a laborer when not operating the equipment. Physical Requirements: Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity. The maximum unassisted lift requirement for Barriere employees is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions.  Must observe all safety protocol. Experience/Skills Required: Must have minimum of 1 year experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors in extreme weather, able to read, understand, and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations.

Please apply in person at 11328 Cedar Park Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA  70809.  MONDAY- THURSDAY 9AM – 2PM.

HEAVY CIVIL CONSTRUCTION – HARVEY
CRAFTSMAN
Description – Duties include but are not limited to preparing utility pipe for crew, cutting materials, hauling materials, hand grading, checking string lines, housekeeping at job site, checking safety protocol, laying out job materials according to plan, beginning of day set-up and end of day clean-up, etc.  Physical requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions, such as cold, heat and humidity. The maximum unassisted lift requirement for Barriere employees is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions.  Must observe all safety protocol. Equipment Requirements – Able to work with a wheelbarrow, wacker, hand tools, or any other small piece of equipment used to move concrete and pipe. Experience/Skills Required – Must have a minimum of 1 yr. experience in the road or construction field, Underground utility work, working outdoors in extreme weather conditions, and be able to read and understand simple directions, must be able to read a tape measure, as well as perform simple mathematical equations.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Duties include operating a variety of equipment including Motor graders, excavators, front end loaders, rubbertire backhoes, and dozers; performing routine inspections and preventative maintenance on all equipment; performing other duties on the jobsite when not operating equipment; and following all safety protocol. Physical Requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, individually lift and carry weights up to 50 lbs., push and pull weights up to 70 lbs., and observe all safety protocol. Experience/Skills Required – Must have minimum of 1 yr. experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors in extreme weather, be able to read, understand and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations. Equipment Requirements – Must have a minimum of 1 yr. experience in operating and maintaining Asphalt paver or MTV and at least three or more pieces of asphalt equipment, such as: paver screed, motor grader, front end loader, rubbetire backhoe, excavator, dozer.

LEADMAN PIPECREW
Be able to set up pipe laser and run whole lane pipe.  Must be able supervise and lead a crew.  Minimum of 2 years construction experience.  Abides by all Barriere safety regulations.  Physical requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity. The maximum unassisted lift requirement for a Barriere employee is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions.  Must observe all safety protocol.

Please apply in person at 1910 Peters Road, Harvey, LA  70058.   WEDNESDAY- FRIDAY 9AM – 12PM.

ALSO IN OUR HEAVY CIVIL CONSTRUCTION – HARVEY
GPS DATA COORDINATOR
The GPS Data Coordinator/Field Engineer is responsible for developing and updating the 3-D models for all projects using GPS and for teaching and training other Field Engineers on the use of the GPS system.  Requirements – DTM Building, Construction Layout Experience, 3-5 years’ experience, Trimble experience preferred, Coordinate date for construction projects as needed.  Please send resume to: Human Resources, One Galleria Blvd., Suite 1650, Metairie, LA 70001, email to hr@barriere.com or fax to 504-581-2270.

EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR ASSISTANT
Barriere Construction Co., LLC, a family-owned heavy construction firm for over 65 years is seeking a very highly motivated  Assistant Equipment Reliability Coordinator to work in our Heavy Civil Construction Division in Harvey. High School Diploma, some college preferred. Applicant must possess good communication skills, 2 to 3 years’ of experience working in construction equipment, rental, or trucking related industry, basic computer skills (Excel and Word).  Some key responsibilities will be to Dispatch and track equipment, maintain and monitor yard supplies, gather information to support division equipment utilization and production. Barriere offers an excellent benefits package including a 401(k) plan, performance bonuses, vehicle and fuel allowance program. Please email resume to hr@barriere.com or mail to: Human Resources Assistant, One Galleria Blvd., Suite 1650, Metairie, LA  70001, or fax to 504-581-2270.

INDUSTRIAL DIVISION – HARVEY
CARPENTER
Position Description – Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in construction, installation, and repair of wooden structures and fixtures. Assigns workers to such tasks as cutting material to size, building concrete forms, and erecting wooden framework. Examines blueprints to determine dimensions of structure. Abides by all Barriere safety regulations. Physical requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity. The maximum unassisted lift requirement for a Barriere employee is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions. Must observe all safety protocol. Experience/Skills Required – Highly skilled, lays out, sets grade, sets anchor bolts.  TWIC Card Required.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Position Description – Duties include operating a variety of equipment including bulldozers, excavators, motor graders, frontend loaders, scrapers, backhoes, sweepers, or rollers; performing routine  inspections and preventative maintenance on all equipment;  performing other duties on the jobsite when not operating. Physical requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions, such as cold, heat and humidity. The maximum unassisted lift requirement for Barriere employees is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions. Must observe all safety protocol.  Experience/Skills Required – Must have  minimum  of  5 years experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors in extreme weather, able to read, understand, and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations.  Minimum of 5yrs Excavator experience, 5yrs Dozer experience, and 5yrs Bobcat experience.  TWIC Card Required, Basic Plus.

PIPELAYER
Physical requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions, such as cold, heat and humidity. The maximum unassisted lift requirement for Barriere employees is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions.  Must observe all safety protocol. Experience/Skills Required – Must have a minimum of 1 yr. experience in the road or construction field, Underground utility work and drainage, working outdoors in extreme weather conditions, and be able to read and understand simple directions, must be able to read a tape measure, as well as perform simple mathematical equations.  TWIC Card, Basic Plus, DISA and Background checks Required!

Please apply in person at 1910 Peters Road, Harvey, LA  70058.   MONDAY- FRIDAY 8AM – 2PM.

ALSO IN OUR INDUSTRIAL DIVISION - HARVEY
FIELD ENGINEER

Barriere is looking for energetic and eager future leaders to join our team! Bachelor’s Degree preferred-Civil Engineering highly favored. Applicant must possess good computer skills (Excel, Project, AutoCAD) and be willing to spend a majority of time in the field on projects. Job responsibilites include assisting Project Manager, Superintendent, and Foreman with evaluating potential safety issues, process improvements, layout, measuring quantities, clarifying specifications, preparing work orders, schedules, field measurements and working with subcontractors. Barriere offers an excellent benefits package including a 401(k) plan, performance bonuses, vehicle and fuel allowance program. Please send resume to: Human Resources, One Galleria Blvd., Suite 1650, Metairie, LA 70001, or email to hr@barriere.com or fax to 504-581-2270.

SUPERINTENDENT
5 yrs. of experience as a Foreman or General Foreman, high school diploma or GED.  Must be able to coordinate field operations, including schedule, personnel assignments, equipment availability, coordination with owners, inspectors, ensure all procedures are properly followed,  possesses strong communication and organizational skills, must be computer literate, must be a leader in safe construction practices.

NORTHSHORE ASPHALT – FRANKLINTON
CRAFTSMAN
Position Description – Duties include shoveling and raking asphalt and other materials, loading asphalt from dump truck into paver, sweeping, checking safety protocol on job site, beginning of day setup, end of day cleanup, etc. Physical Requirements – The ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions such as cold, heat and humidity.  Able to individually lift and carry up to 50 lbs and pull or push up to 70 lbs and observe all safety protocol.  Experience/Skills Required – Must have minimum of 1 yr. experience in the road or construction field working outdoors in extreme weather, be able to read and understand simple directions as well as perform simple mathematical equations.  Equipment Requirements – Must be able to work with a wheelbarrow, wacker or any other small piece of equipment used to move asphalt.

CRAFTSMAN W/CDL
Position Description – Duties include but are not limited to driving water truck, filling water tank, hooking up water truck to stabilizer, transporting water tank to various jobs.  Inspect truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance of dump truck. Shoveling and raking asphalt and other materials, loading asphalt from dump truck into paver, sweeping, checking safety protocol on job site, beginning of day setup, end of day cleanup, etc.  Physical Requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions, such as cold, heat and humidity.  The maximum unassisted lift requirements for Barriere employees is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions.  Must observe all safety protocol.  Experience/Skills Required – Must have a minimum of 1 yr experience in the road or construction field, Must possess a Class A CDL w/Full Endorsements.  Working outdoors in extreme weather, able to read, understand, and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations.

GROUNDSMAN
Position Description – Duties include assisting in maintaining & repairing equipment, alerting operator of problems during asphalt production, moving materials from conveyor belt which causing obstruction, repetitive shoveling and/or raking to move asphalt which has fallen off conveyor unto ground or underneath equipment, general cleanup on equipment & machinery, handling hoses and using hand tools, lifting various materials based on the operation needs of plant, operating bobcat to assist with moving dirt, and operating forklift to move equipment.  Physical Requirements – The ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions such as cold, heat and humidity.  Able to individually lift and carry up to 50 lbs and pull or push up to 70 lbs. And observe all safety protocol.  Experience/Skills Required – Must have a minimum of 1 yrs experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors in extreme weather conditions, be able to read and understand simple directions as well as perform simple mathematical equations. Equipment Requirements – Be able to work with a bobcat, forklift or any other small piece of equipment.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Duties include operating a variety of equipment including Motor graders, excavators, front end loaders, rubbertire backhoes, and  dozers; performing routine inspections and preventative maintenance on all equipment; performing other duties on the jobsite when  not operating equipment; and following all safety protocol. Physical Requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme  temperatures, individually lift and carry weights up to 50 lbs., push and pull weights up to 70 lbs., and observe all safety protocol.  Experience/Skills Required – Must have minimum of 1 yr. experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors in  extreme weather, be able to read, understand and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations.  Equipment  Requirements – Must have a minimum of 1 yr. experience in operating and maintaining Asphalt paver or MTV and at least three or  more pieces of asphalt equipment, such as: paver screed, motor grader, front end loader, rubbetire backhoe, excavator, and dozer.

LT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
We are presently accepting applications for a light equipment operator in our North Shore Asphalt Division.  Must have a clean motor vehicle record and must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, post-offer physical, post-offer functional capacity test. Barriere Construction Co ,LLC offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary.  Position Description: Duties include, but are not limited to, operating a Rubbertire Backhoe/Excavator, Base Roller, Small Asphalt Roller, and Powerbroom.  Ability to do basic repairs and maintenance on the equipment such as lubricating, cleaning, and fueling; ability to perform connections between the equipment and its attachments; ability to use hand tools to accomplish these tasks; and perform activities of a laborer when not operating the equipment.  Physical Requirements: Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity. The maximum unassisted lift requirement for Barriere employees is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions.  Must observe all safety protocol.  Experience/Skills Required: Must have minimum of 1 year experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors in extreme weather, able to read, understand, and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations.

LT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR W/CLASS A CDL (FULL ENDORSEMENTS)
We are presently accepting applications for a light equipment operator w/CDL CLASS A (FULL  ENDORSEMENTS ONLY)  in our North Shore Asphalt Division.  Must have a clean motor vehicle  record and must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, post-offer physical, post-offer functional capacity test. Barriere Construction Co ,LLC offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary.  Position Description: Duties include, but are not limited to, operating a Rubbertire Backhoe/Excavator, Base Roller, Small Asphalt Roller, and Powerbroom, CDL CLASS A WITH FULL ENDORSEMENTS ONLY.  Ability to do basic repairs and maintenance on the equipment such as lubricating, cleaning, and fueling; ability to perform connections between the equipment and its attachments; ability to use hand tools to accomplish these tasks; and perform activities of a laborer when not operating the equipment. Physical Requirements: Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity. The maximum unassisted lift requirement for Barriere employees is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions. Must observe all safety protocol.  Experience/Skills Required: Must have minimum of 1 year experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors in extreme weather, able to read, understand, and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations.  CLASS A CDL WITH FULL ENDORSEMENTS ONLY.

Please apply in person at 407 CC Road, Franklinton, LA 70438.  TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY 9AM – 12PM ONLY.

SOUTHSHORE ASPHALT - BOUTTE
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Duties include operating a variety of equipment including Motor graders, excavators, front end loaders, rubbertire backhoes, and dozers; performing routine inspections and preventative maintenance on all equipment; performing other duties on the jobsite when not operating equipment; and following all safety protocol.  Physical Requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, individually lift and carry weights up to 50 lbs., push and pull weights up to 70 lbs., and observe all safety protocol. Experience/Skills Required – Must have minimum of 1 yr. experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors in extreme weather, be able to read, understand and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations. Equipment Requirements – Must have a minimum of 1 yr. experience in operating and maintaining Asphalt paver or MTV and at least three or more pieces of asphalt equipment, such as: paver screed, motor grader, front end loader, rubbetire backhoe, excavator, dozer.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR W/CDL TANK & HAZMAT ENDORSEMENTS
Duties include operating a variety of equipment including bulldozers, excavators, front end loaders, scrapers, backhoes, sweepers,  or rollers; performing routine inspections and preventative maintenance on all equipment; performing other duties on the jobsite  when not operating equipment; and following all safety protocol. Physical Requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme  temperatures, individually lift and carry weights up to 50 lbs., push and pull weights up to 70 lbs., and  observe all safety  protocol. Experience/Skills Required – Must have minimum of 1 yr. experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors  in extreme weather, be able to read, understand and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations. CDL
W/Tank & Hazmat Endorsements. Equipment Requirements – Must have a minimum of 1 yr. experience in operating and  maintaining at least three or more pieces of equipment, such as:  motor grader, front end loader, backhoe, bobcat, base roller, power  broom, or small asphalt roller.

LAB TECHNICIAN
Position Description:  Duties include sampling and testing materials at our Asphalt Plant or jobsite, recording test results, analyzing results, keeping necessary control charts, reporting to plant management and outside Quality Assurance.  Physical Requirements:  Ability to periodically work outdoors in extreme conditions, such as cold, heat and humidity although most work is done in the plant laboratory; able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and pull or push up to 70 lbs., and to observe all safety protocol. Equipment Requirements:  Must be able to learn operation of all testing equipment and posses basic computer skills such as working with Spreadsheets, Word Processing and Databases.  Experience/skills required:  Applicant must be able to follow specification procedures; have basic math skills in algebra, geometry and some trigonometry, (having an understanding of statistics is a plus); and have good communication skills.  Must have a minimum high school degree with college preferred (but not necessary).   Experience with asphalt testing is a plus.  Must be able to become LDOTD Certified in the field of Asphalt Plant Technician within one year of hire date.  Must be self- motivated and provide and objective and independent perspective to co-workers, the customers and their representatives.

Please apply in person at 1268 LA Hwy 3127, Boutte, LA 70039.  MONDAY-FRIDAY 8AM-2PM ONLY. Appointment Preferred call Sandy at 985-331-3550.

ALSO IN OUR SOUTH SHORE ASPHALT DIVISION – BOUTTE
FIELD ENGINEER
Barriere is looking for energetic and eager future leaders to join our team! Bachelor’s Degree preferred-Civil Engineering highly favored. Applicant must possess good computer skills (Excel, Project, AutoCAD) and be willing to spend a majority of time in the field on projects. Job responsibilites include assisting Project Manager, Superintendent, and Foreman with evaluating potential safety issues, process improvements, layout, measuring quantities, clarifying specifications, preparing work orders, schedules, field measurements and working with subcontractors. Barriere offers an excellent benefits package including a 401(k) plan, performance bonuses, vehicle and fuel allowance program. Please send resume to: Human Resources, One Galleria Blvd., Suite 1650, Metairie, LA 70001, or email to hr@barriere.com or fax to 504-581-2270.

SOUTH SHORE ASPHALT DIVISION – FRENCH BRANCH PROJECT
MAPP Vehicle Operator
We are currently accepting applications for the safety position of MAPP Vehicle Operator for the Slidell French Branch interstate project. This is an hourly position for a specific project. Project duration is estimated at 1 year.  Duties include: operating a ¾ ton truck on interstate to record jobsite video and respond to motorist that are broke down on the jobsite and render assistance at the road side. The job involves shift work, with 12hr shifts outdoors in all weather. The job also involves filling out forms on paper and computer, and operation of video and photograph equipment.  Job requirements: the applicant should be able to safely operate a ¾ ton extended cab truck on interstate near and around road construction operations as well as the ability to drive for extended amounts of time including night work. Applicants should be in good health and have a clean driving record and vision that meets 20/20 (corrected) with no issues with night driving. This position will require lifting heavy objects up to 50 pounds frequently, such as a floor jack or tire when responding to calls for motorist aid. MAPP operators are required to perform basic vehicle aid to get motorist back on the road safely. The job will involve extensive documentation of project details and checklists, as well as safety checks. Experience required: Applicants must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite as well as Mac OS to enter data into logs online, fill out online forms, as well as processing daily paperwork and documentation.  Please send resume to: Human Resources, One Galleria Blvd., Suite 1650, Metairie, LA 70001, or email to hr@barriere.com or fax to 504-581-2270.

Summer Internship Program
Barriere accepts resumes and letters of application year round for our Summer Internship Program. The program is open to all college sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Construction Engineering Technology, and Occupational Safety and Health degree programs. Interns typically work from May to August and successful candidates will get hands-on experience working alongside Project Managers and Field Engineers in both office-based and in-the-field work.

The application process for our 2015 Summer Internship Program is now open.

To apply for the internship program, send résumés and cover letters to: Barriere Construction Co., LLC, Intern Program, One Galleria Blvd, Suite 1650, Metairie, LA 70001 or by e-mail to chrisw@barriere.com.