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:

BATON ROUGE ASPHALT DIVISION – BATON ROUGE
FIELD ENGINEER
Barriere is looking for energetic and eager future leaders to join our team! We are presently accepting resumes for the position of  Field Engineer.  Bachelor’s Degree required, Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred. Applicant must possess  good communication skills, computer skills (GPS Modeling, AutoCad, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project etc.) and be willing to  spend a majority of time in the field on projects.  This is a salaried position with high level of advancement opportunities.  Barriere  offers an excellent benefits package including a 401(k) plan. Please send resume to: Human Resources, One Galleria Blvd.,  Suite 1650, Metairie, LA 70001, email to hr@barriere.com or fax to 504-569-3289.

PAVING FOREMAN
We are currently accepting applications for the position of a Paving Foreman for our Baton Rouge Asphalt Division.
Job Description: Foremen coordinate all aspects of one project related to construction or asphalt paving. Directly responsible for decisions regarding personnel, equipment, problem-resolutions, record-keeping, and overall effectiveness of projects. They make decisions pertaining to production on a daily basis and plan work approximately 1 week in advance.   Foremen handle all aspects of personnel management on site. They work closely with the crew to ensure safety, quality, and timely production. Responsibilities: Ensure safety of crew and public; comply with all safety initiatives, protocols, and procedures, plan, assign, coordinate, and evaluate crews, develop employees, coordinate subcontractors, suppliers, and equipment, monitor labor, haul, equipment production, and costing, track production, ensure operators maintain equipment and document usage.   Work Experience: At least 3 years as a skilled craftsperson with demonstrated ability to handle Lead Man or Foreman-type role.  Education/Training – High School Diploma or GED preferred. Please send resumes to Human Resources, One Galleria Blvd., Suite 1650, Metairie, LA  70001, or email to hr@barriere.com or fax to 504-581-2270.

HEAVY CIVIL CONSTRUCTION – HARVEY
CEMENT FINISHER

Position Description – Duties include but are not limited to preparing area and smoothing and finishing  surfaces of poured concrete roads & parking lots. Levels concrete to specified depth & workable consistency, with handheld screed  & floats to bring water to surface & produce soft topping. Smooth & shape surfaces of freshly poured concrete. Finishes concrete  surfaces, or wets & rubs concrete with abrasive stone to impart finish. Produces rough concrete surface with broom. Removes  rough or defective spots from concrete surfaces using powder grinder or chisel & hammer. Patches holes with fresh concrete or  epoxy compound. Performs other duties as assigned.  Experience requirements – Must have 2 Years experience in form setting and  concrete finishing.  Set forms, place concrete, finish concrete.  Physical Requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme  conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity.  The maximum unassisted lift requirement is 51 pounds for all physical job  descriptions.  Must observe all safety protocol.  Experience requirements – Must have 2 years experience in form setting and  concrete finishing.  Set forms, place concrete, finish concretre.

CRAFTSMAN
Position 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.  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 – Able to work with a wheelbarrow, wacker, or any other small piece of equipment.

LEADMAN PIPE CREW
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.

LT OPERATOR
Position Description: Duties include, but are not limited to, be able to run and grade with a bobcat, also operating a  variety of construction equipment.  Physical Requirements: The ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions  such as cold, heat, and humidity. Must be able to work occasional night shifts.  Experience/Skills Required: Must be able to  operate a bobcat and variety of construction equipment.

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

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.

CEMENT FINISHER
Position Description – Duties include but are not limited to preparing area and smoothing and finishing  surfaces of poured concrete roads & parking lots. Levels concrete to specified depth & workable consistency, with handheld screed  & floats to bring water to surface & produce soft topping. Smooth & shape surfaces of freshly poured concrete. Finishes concrete  surfaces, or wets & rubs concrete with abrasive stone to impart finish. Produces rough concrete surface with broom. Removes  rough or defective spots from concrete surfaces using powder grinder or chisel & hammer. Patches holes with fresh concrete or  epoxy compound. Performs other duties as assigned.  Experience requirements – Must have 2 Years experience in form setting and  concrete finishing.  Set forms, place concrete, finish concrete.  Physical Requirements – Ability to work outdoors in extreme  conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity.  The maximum unassisted lift requirement is 51 pounds for all physical job  descriptions.  Must observe all safety protocol.  Experience requirements – Must have 2 years experience in form setting and  concrete finishing.  Set forms, place concrete, finish concrete. TWIC Card Required.

CRAFTSMAN
Position 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.  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 – Able to work with a wheelbarrow, wacker, or any other small piece of  equipment.  TWIC Card Required.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Duties include operating a variety of equipment including screed, pavers, 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 at least three or more pieces of equipment, such as:screed, pavers, motor grader, front end loader, rubbetire backhoe, excavator, dozer.  TWIC Card required.

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

Also in our INDUSTRIAL DIVISION – HARVEY
SITE SAFETY TECHNICIAN
The Industrial Division of Barriere Construction is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Site Safety Technician.  Candidates should have 3-5 years of experience in construction with an emphasis on safety management.  Possess TWIC, COSS, GCSC Basis Plus certifications preferred.  OSHA 10 Hour, First Aid & CPR, Trenching & Shoring, and Confined Space Entry training would be a plus.  Must possess strong communication and computer skills. This position will oversee our project-specific safety programs and assist in monitoring the activities of heavy industrial construction projects. We offer a competitive salary, a complete benefits package, and the chance to get in on the ground floor of a rapidly growing division of an established company.  Please send resumes to Human Resources, One Galleria Blvd., Suite 1650, Metairie, LA  70001, or email to hr@barriere.com or fax to 504-581-2270.

NORTH SHORE ASPHALT DIVISION – FRANKLINTON
ASPHALT PLANT OPERATOR
We are now accepting applications for a Plant Operator to work in our Franklinton Asphalt Plant.  Duties include communicating with the Plant Foreman, Superintendent, and Operators; conducting daily startup, shutdown, and maintenance procedures;  performing equipment inspections; and following all safety procedures.  Must possess 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. Observe all safety protocol.  Candidate should have experience with servicing and maintenance of a high production facility. Mechanical/Electrical/Inventory Control/Scheduled Maintenance experience necessary.  Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, should have strong mathematical abilities and functional computer knowledge. Minimum  1 Year in gravel pit working outdoors.  Candidate must be able to operate a Front End Loader, Backhoe, Bulldozer, Forklift, Bobcat, & various small equipment used at plant.

CRAFTSMAN
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.  Candidate must have the 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.  Must be able to work with a wheelbarrow, wacker, hand tools, or any other small piece of equipment used  to move concrete and pipe.  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.

FIELD QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIAN
Position Description – Duties include but are not limited to operating a nuclear density gauge for field quality control, cutting core  samples, reporting results, maintenance of density gauge.  Assist in other crew duties when not handling density gauge.  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 be able to operate density gauge, minimum computer skills.  Must have a minimum of 1 year  experience in road or construction field working outdoors in extreme weather conditions, able to read, understand, and write simple  sentences and perform simple mathematical equations.

GRAVEL PIT PLANT OPERATOR
We are now accepting applications for a Plant Operator to work in our Gravel Pit.  Duties include communicating with the Plant Foreman, Superintendent, and Operators; conducting daily startup,  shutdown, and maintenance procedures;  performing equipment inspections; and following all safety procedures.  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. Observe all safety protocol.  Experience/Skills Required – Candidate should have experience with servicing and maintenance of a high production facility. Mechanical/Electrical/Inventory Control/Scheduled Maintenance experience necessary.  Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, should have strong mathematical abilities and functional computer knowledge. Minimum  1 Year in gravel pit working outdoors.  Equipment Experience Required – Front End Loader, Backhoe, Bulldozer,  Forklift, Bobcat, & Various small equipment used at plant.

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.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR W/CDL (FULL ENDORSEMENTS)
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.  CDL WITH FULL ENDORSEMENTS.

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.

PLANT LOADER OPERATOR
We are presently accepting applications for the position of Plant Loader Operator for our Northshore Asphalt Plant.  Experience Requirements:  Must have experience in operating a Front End Loader, Motor Grader, Rubbertire Backhoe, Dozer and Excavator.  Job duties include loading of trucks, filling hoppers for the plant.  The job requires reliability, being able to work outside and being in good physical condition.  1 year minimum experience in road or construction field working outdoors.  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.

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

SOUTHSHORE ASPHALT – BOUTTE
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.

LT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
We are presently accepting applications for a light equipment operator in our South 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 variety of construction equipment,  including a rubber tire backhoe, roller, and other small equipment. Physical Requirements: The ability to work outdoors  in extreme weather conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity. Must be able to work occasional night shifts.  Experience/Skills Required:  Must be able to operate a variety of construction equipment, including a rubber tire  backhoe, roller, and other small equipment.  Must be able to check grade, luting, and basic asphalt experience  preferred.

Please apply in person at 1268 LA Hwy 3127, Boutte, LA 70039.  MONDAY-FRIDAY 8AM-2PM ONLY

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.