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
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.

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.

LT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR W/CDL
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.  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.

PLANT OPERATOR
Position Description –We are now accepting applications and resumes for a Plant Operator to work in our state-of-the-art asphalt plant in Baton Rouge, LA.  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.  Equipment Skills – Forklift, Loader, Man-Lift.  Experience/Skills Required – Candidate should have experience with servicing and maintenance of a high production facility. Mechanical/Electrical/Inventory Control/Scheduled Maintenance experience necessary. Controls experience a plus. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, should have strong mathematical abilities and functional computer knowledge. Prior industrial experience and mechanical/electrical skills are a plus. High School Diploma or equivalent required.

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

ALSO 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.

HEAVY CIVIL CONSTRUCTION DIVISION - 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
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 a 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. Must be able to proficiently operate Excavator, Dozer and Front End Loader.

INDUSTRIAL DIVISION – HARVEY
CARPENTER
Position Description – Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in construction, installation, Build framework for concrete foundations using wood forms, Symons, Efco and Cam Lock systems.  Tie/install rebar for foundation support.  Build/set templates and anchor bolts.  Install/finish concrete for foundations and pavement.  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. 3yrs experience, TWIC Card required, Basic Plus, DISA, Background checks.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Position Description – Duties include operating a variety of equipment including bulldozers, excavators, motor graders, frontend loaders, scrapers, backhoes, 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 a minimum of 3 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 3yrs Excavator experience, 3yrs Dozer experience, and 3yrsBobcat experience.  TWIC Card Required, Basic Plus, DISA, and Background checks.

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- THURSDAY 8AM – 1PM.

ALSO IN OUR INDUSTRIAL DIVISION - HARVEY
S
UPERINTENDENT
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. 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.

NORTH SHORE 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.  Must be Able to individually lift 50lbs 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. Must be able to read a tape mesure. Equipment Requirements – Must be able to work with a wheelbarrow, wacker or any other small piece of equipment used to move asphalt.

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 Backhoe, Power Broom, and Skid Steer.  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.  Must be able to lift 50lbs, Shovel, and rake materials, and read a tape measure.

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 C.C. Road, Franklinton, LA  70348.   Tuesday & Wednesday 9AM – 12PM ONLY.

BARRIERE – WESTLAKE, LA
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 – Must be experienced with working with dirt equipment and carpenter skills.  5YRS Carpenter ExperienceTWIC Card Required.

CARPENTER (Civil Helper)
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 – Must be experienced with working with dirt equipment and carpenter skills.  5YRS Carpenter ExperienceTWIC 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.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
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 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 5yrs. 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 5 yrs. experience Excavator & Dozer.  TWIC Card required, Basic Plus, Background Checks.

Please apply in person at 1130 Miller Avenue, Westlake, LA  70669, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 8AM- 3PM.  

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.