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 group 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 GROUP – BATON ROUGE
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
Duties include operating a variety of equipment including Motor graders, excavators, front end loaders, rubber-tire 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, rubber-tire backhoe, excavator, dozer.  CDL Class A Tank & Hazmat Endorsements.

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.

NORTH SHORE ASPHALT GROUP-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. Must have dependable ride, and work long hours. 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.

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 OPERATOR W/CDL
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 Rubber-tire 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  70438,  Tuesday & Wednesday 9AM – 12PM ONLY.

SOUTH SHORE ASPHALT – SAINT ROSE
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIAN
Applicant should possess a High School Diploma, good math skills, good computer skills, must be self- motivated, must be able to pass LDOTD Certification Test and must possess a valid driver’s license. Barriere offers an excellent benefit package including 401(k) retirement plan. Equipment Requirements: Must be able to learn operation of all testing equipment and possess basic computer skills such as working with spreadsheets, word processing and databases. Experience/skills required: Applicant must be able to follow specification procedures; have good math skills, computer skills, and have good communication skills. Must be self-motivated. Must have a high school degree. Must be able to pass LDOTD certification test and must possess a valid driver’s license.  Physical Requirements: Ability to 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.

Please apply in person at 110 James Drive West, Suite 200, St. Rose, LA  70039, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9AM- 1PM.   Appointments preferred call Sandy at 985-331-3550.

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 Experience.

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, front end loaders, scrapers, backhoes, motor graders, 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 5 yrs. 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. excavator experience and 5 yrs. dozer experience.  TWIC CARD Required!

BASE FOREMAN
Foremen coordinate all aspects of one project related to construction.  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. Experience – Minimum 5 years’ experience managing grading (earthwork, base) construction operations.  Duties & 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 and ensure operators maintain equipment and document usage.  TWIC CARD REQUIRED!

UTILITY FOREMAN
Foremen coordinate all aspects of one project related to construction.  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. Experience – Minimum 5 years’ experience managing underground utility (drainage, sewer, water) construction operations.  Experience with DOTD work is preferred. Duties & 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 and ensure operators maintain equipment and document usage. TWIC CARD REQUIRED!

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

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.