Garrett Excavating is proud of our reputation and culture.  We hire the best people and provide them with exceptional training and the latest equipment and technology.  A steady stream of opportunities and responsibilities allow our team members to learn and expand professionally, putting you on the roadmap to success.

As we continue to grow and remain one of the top earthmoving excavating companies in the region, we are always looking for outstanding people with strong character and grit. If you are interested in employment with a company that is unique in the industry and where you can make a positive impact, we encourage you to come and be the BEST ON EARTH with us.

We offer an extensive welcoming package:

  • Insurance:
    • Health
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Cancer
  • STD/LTD
  • 401k eligible after 1 year of employment with company match
  • Comprehensive Life Insurance paid by Garrett Excavating
  • PTO after one year of completed service
  • Employee Assistance Program

Current Available Positions:

CDL Dump Truck Driver

  • CDL-A Driver wanted to fill an opening in our fleet. Immediate need for experienced dump truck driver (over the road) to haul dirt, rock, and aggregate to and from construction job sites.
  • Must have experience in dump trucks as well as dump trailers.
  • Experience in earthwork, OSHA training is a plus.
  • Competitive hourly pay plus benefits

Working Condition/Physical Requirements

  • Work environment is consistent of an office and facility with construction equipment inventory and repair/service shop and may also include construction job site
  • Safety training required; PPE required outside of office/parking lot area
  • PPE must comply with site specific requirements
  • Occasional lifting may be required up to 75 lbs
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time with frequent bending and stooping

What we offer:

  • Will train the right candidate
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability

Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, ancestry, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.

Job Tasks:

  • Set the forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch and depth, and align them. Position construction forms or molds
  • Check the forms that hold the concrete to see that they are properly constructed. Inspect completed work to ensure proper installation.
  • Spread, level, and smooth concrete, using rake, shovel, hand or power trowel, hand or power screed, and float. Spread concrete or other aggregate mixtures. Finish concrete surfaces.
  • Monitor how the wind, heat, or cold affect the curing of the concrete throughout the entire process. Monitor construction operations.
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it. Direct construction or extraction personnel.
  • Produce rough concrete surface, using broom. Finish concrete surfaces.
  • Mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers, and straightedge. Finish concrete surfaces.
  • Clean chipped area, using wire brush, and feel and observe surface to determine if it is rough or uneven. Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities.
  • Signal truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete, and move chute to direct concrete on forms. Pour materials into or on designated areas. Signal equipment operators to indicate proper equipment positioning.
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface. Finish concrete surfaces. Apply sealants or other protective coatings.
  • Operate power vibrator to compact concrete. Compact materials to create level bases.
  • Chip, scrape, and grind high spots, ridges, and rough projections to finish concrete, using pneumatic chisels, power grinders, or hand tools. Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools.
  • Cut out damaged areas, drill holes for reinforcing rods, and position reinforcing rods to repair concrete, using power saw and drill. Drill holes in construction materials. Position structural components. Break up rock, asphalt, or concrete.
  • Waterproof or restore concrete surfaces, using appropriate compounds. Apply sealants or other protective coatings.
  • Cut metal division strips, and press them into terrazzo base so that top edges form desired design or pattern. Cut metal components for installation. Apply decorative masonry finishes.
  • Wet surface to prepare for bonding, fill holes and cracks with grout or slurry, and smooth, using trowel. Prepare surfaces for finishing. Install masonry materials. Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.
  • Install anchor bolts, steel plates, door sills and other fixtures in freshly poured concrete or pattern or stamp the surface to provide a decorative finish. Finish concrete surfaces. Install metal structural components. Install building fixtures.
  • Fabricate concrete beams, columns, and panels. Install masonry materials. Fabricate parts or components.
  • Push roller over surface to embed chips in surface. Apply decorative masonry finishes.
  • Build wooden molds, and clamp molds around area to be repaired, using hand tools. Position construction forms or molds. Build construction forms or molds.
  • Polish surface, using polishing or surfacing machine. Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools.
  • Apply muriatic acid to clean surface, and rinse with water. Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities.
  • Sprinkle colored marble or stone chips, powdered steel, or coloring powder over surface to produce prescribed finish. Apply decorative masonry finishes.
  • Mix cement, sand, and water to produce concrete, grout, or slurry, using hoe, trowel, tamper, scraper, or concrete-mixing machine. Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities.
  • Spread roofing paper on surface of foundation, and spread concrete onto roofing paper with trowel to form terrazzo base. Spread concrete or other aggregate mixtures. Install roofing materials.

Working Condition/Physical Requirements

  • Work environment is consistent of an office and facility with construction equipment inventory and repair/service shop and may also include construction job site
  • Safety training required; PPE required outside of office/parking lot area
  • PPE must comply with site specific requirements
  • Occasional lifting may be required up to 75 lbs
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time with frequent bending and stooping

What we offer:

  • Will train the right candidate
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability

Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, ancestry, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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Civil Engineer Estimator

Seeking a self-motivated team player with experience in the construction industry that is knowledgeable and proficient in all aspects of commercial civil construction.  The candidate must be willing to challenge conventional thought and possess drive momentum towards techniques in lowering project cost and winning bids through proactive value engineering.

Responsibilities:

  • Deciphering and analyzing bid specifications, schematics and drawings in order to prepare detailed and accurate estimates/packages for projects
  • Track progress of multiple bids and bid results
  • Calculates cost by analyzing labor, material and time requirements
  • Coordinate with other team members for takeoff and estimating needs
  • Oversee and manage change orders during project progression
  • Oversee and manage project closeouts at completion
  • Deliver accurate and timely estimates/bid proposals to clients
  • Maintains positive relations with clients, subcontractors and vendors.
  • Communicate effectively with other members of the team and works as part of the team
  • Travel to job sites to inspect existing conditions 

Requirements/Qualifications 

  • 5 years of experience in the construction/estimating field. 
  • Proficient knowledge of earthwork, utilities, concrete and asphalt.
  • Experience with estimating and design software (Bid to Win, AG-TEK, AutoCad)
  • General knowledge of various types of construction equipment
  • Previous experience with bidding
  • Must possess strong verbal, interpersonal, problem-solving skills and think in a 3-dimension mindset
  • Demonstrate and knowledge of Geotechnical skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Must possess computer literacies 
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Fuel and Lube Technician (Northwest Arkansas)

Qualifications and Requirements are as follows:

  • Valid CDL driver’s License
  • Must possess a CDL Class A w/ Hazmat and Tankers Endorsements
  • Must pass a Federal Drug Screen
  • Clean Arkansas Alcohol and Drug Violation Report
  • Clean MVR (driving) Record
  • Current Medical Card (Present a Short/Long Form)
  • 2 years CDL driving experience
  • 1 year hazmat and tankers experience
  • Can show he/she has experience maneuvering a truck in and out of tight spots safely and in a timely manner
  • Can also demonstrate that he/she can back a truck in tight spots safely and in a timely manner
  • No roll overs
  • Will be willing to work irregular hours
  • Will be required to dispense fuel into heavy equipment and trucks
  • Will be trained for approximately 2 weeks on how to correctly grease all the equipment, will be required to remember where all grease fittings are and how much grease to dispense into various fittings on various pieces of equipment.
  • Will be required to climb on a ladder to reach some grease fittings and also climb on the truck to fuel the truck transporting the fuel to the various jobs.
  • Experience in tri- and quad-axle dump trucks, as well as dump trailers is a plus
  • Daily lifting may be required up to 75 lbs.
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time with frequent climbing, bending, and stooping
  • Ability to receive and execute verbal and written directions.

Working Condition/Physical Requirements

  • Work environment is consistent of an office and facility with construction equipment inventory and repair/service shop and may also include construction job site
  • Safety training required; PPE required outside of office/parking lot area
  • PPE must comply with site specific requirements
  • Occasional lifting may be required up to 75 lbs
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time with frequent bending and stooping

What we offer:

  • Will train the right candidate
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability

Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, ancestry, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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Lay Out Technician

Qualifications and Requirements are as follows:

  • Head responsibility for accuracy of work performed and proactive approach to ensure work quality
  • Convey project status and ideas professionally using graphic, oral presentations and written media
  • Present necessary documents for results, activities and assignments
  • Perform as technical coach for customers and peers as required
  • Conduct layout dimensional inspections
  • Provide markup castings for repair and build up
  • Compile information required to develop layouts, working plans and detailed drawings
  • Utilize notes, sketches, drawings, engineering specification and verbal instructions
  • Review layout design and resolve undefined details
  • Comply with established company procedures, standards and instructions while performing various layout technical activities
  • Prepare designs, specifications or drawings utilizing engineering principals
  • Utilize Computer Aided Design (CAD) along with automated and manual tools for drawings and parts lists
  • Ensure apt documentation for entire projects
  • Review engineering drawings of layout
  • Support documents for conformance to set design standards and verify completed work
  • Top Con and Trimble GPS experience a plus

Working Condition/Physical Requirements

  • Work environment is consistent of an office and facility with construction equipment inventory and repair/service shop and may also include construction job site
  • Safety training required; PPE required outside of office/parking lot area
  • PPE must comply with site specific requirements
  • Occasional lifting may be required up to 75 lbs
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time with frequent bending and stooping

What we offer:

  • Will train the right candidate
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability

Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, ancestry, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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Operator

Looking for people who will hold safety to highest standard in the workplace. As a company we are regulated by MSHA/OSHA standards. These people MUST have experience on front end loader, dozer, trackhoe, and excavating production experience. People with motor grader and GPS experience is a big plus. We are a fast pace work industry, and these people must be able to keep up with production. Anyone that has smaller equipment experience such as smooth drum rollers, skid steers, and mini excavators should apply as well.

Working Condition/Physical Requirements

  • Work environment is consistent of an office and facility with construction equipment inventory and repair/service shop and may also include construction job site
  • Safety training required; PPE required outside of office/parking lot area
  • PPE must comply with site specific requirements
  • Occasional lifting may be required up to 75 lbs
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time with frequent bending and stooping

What we offer:

  • Will train the right candidate
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability

Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, ancestry, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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Project Management Assistant (PMA)

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Manager in all phases and aspects of the project.
  • Provide support to Field Staff.  Follow the Companies Best Practices
  • Prepare and assist with pre-installation meetings.
  • Review Owner contract and become familiar with terms & conditions.
  • Distribute all short interval and overall project schedules.
  • Ensure subcontractors have the most up to date scopes of work.
  • Assist PM in the development of the overall project schedule.
  • Maintain client relationships at the appropriate level reinforcing the Company’s commitment to continuously addressing their needs and interests.
  •  Work collaboratively with outside parties (I.e. the design team, etc.) to accomplish client goals.
  •  Demonstrate effective relationship building within the project team and throughout the Company.
  • Keep field team members (i.e. Superintendent) informed and active in decision-making.
  • Promote positive subcontractor relations by dealing professionally and fairly with all subcontractors and vendors instilling this philosophy in project team always
  • Treats internal and external clients, vendors and subs as partners.  Identifies client needs and addresses them
  • Identifies and acts on ways to add value.
  •  Identifies and acts on opportunities to expand the relationship.
  •  Balances client and Companies needs effectively.
  •  Is responsive to clients’ needs and displays intensity.
  • Send quotes (Utilities, Concrete, Asphalt, Demo, Storm Drainage, and etc.)
  • Takeoff Jobs (Take off manually and electronically)

Requirements:

A high school diploma is the minimum educational requirement for Assistant Project Manager, an equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering, civil, construction, electrical engineering or mechanical preferred but not required.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, ancestry, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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Safety Manager (Northwest Arkansas)

Responsibilities:

  • Perform onsite safety audits, inspections and sampling at company projects. Correct unsafe conditions, practices and behaviors.
  • Offer onsite personnel recommendations for future hazard abatement.
  • Frequently train and educate company personnel on safe work practices, procedures, protocols and regulatory rules.
  • Maintain accurate compliance reports, records and logs (OSHA, MSHA, DOT).
  • Review and act on project inspection checklists and daily safety meetings.
  • Document site visits, third party inspections, discussions/conversations, follow up and violations.
  • Manage employee injuries.
  • Conduct post-accident and injury investigations.
  • Implement changes necessary to avoid repeat of injury/accident.
  • Manage all light duty/restricted and return to duty work.
  • Ensure company worksites are equipped with proper supply of PPE, safety equipment and drug testing material.

Requirements:

  • Minimum five years safety management experience as director or manager in company of similar size and industry. Or, combination of five years education and safety management experience in similar industry.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MSHA, OSHA and FMCSA regulations. Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Proven ability to write safety policies compliant with regulatory agencies

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, ancestry, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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Utilities Superintendent

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage the scope and schedule of the assigned projects, from pre-construction through project close- out
  • Understand estimates, plans, construction methods & safety regulations
  • Must be able to look ahead of schedules (2-3 weeks)
  • Must be able to provide daily quantities of work installed
  • Report to and coordinate with the General Superintendent and Project Managers assigned to your project.
  • Provide daily reports of construction progress and maintain a log of jobsite activities and site conditions, including subcontractor work schedules, crew sizes and adherence to construction schedules

· Complete and turn in QC documentation

  • Oversee the scheduling, delivery & use of equipment and materials, the quality of construction, worker productivity & compliance with building/safety codes. Maintain safe, clean and compliant job sites
  • Provide consistent reporting on critical paths of each job as well as schedule status ensuring all required inspections are successfully completed
  • Interface with owner, owner’s representative, general contractors, project inspectors, contractors, engineers, county officials and clients
  • Enforce policies of behavior, performance, and safety on sites
  • Supervise onsite personnel, subcontractors, materials and equipment deliveries
  • Schedule and manage subcontractors and sub-contractor relationships in order to maintain the construction schedule
  • Coordinating all onsite activities, including the work carried out by subcontractors and laborers.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Has 5-10 years of supervisory experience required in either highway, industrial, civil construction, or electrical transmission
  • Has strong organizational skills including maintaining an organized job site and construction office
  • Has the ability to analyze problems and develop realistic and timely solutions factoring in risk, implications and cost
  • Operation of heavy equipment experience required.
  • Is active on the job site to interact with subcontractors and validate work in progress
  • Has the ability to establish good working relationships with a variety of people, including general superintendent, project managers, upper management, trades, vendors & customers.
  • Possess the ability to supervise effectively at all levels & with a variety of personalities. Motivate subcontractors and construction personnel to perform at a high level of competency.
  • Manages and oversee crew of 6-10 crew members at a time
  • Manages time effectively, multi-task & prioritize in order to meet established goals & deadlines.
  • Is decisive, flexible & work well under pressure when faced with unexpected situations or delays and in a very fast-paced environment.
  • Analyzes & resolve problems. Excellent organizational, leadership & communication skills
  • Has knowledge of Construction Practices and Terminology. Ability to read and understand construction plans and documents
  • Is able to use on-line payroll and reports using phone or tablet
  • Pays attention to detail and has persistence in follow up
  • Has a strong sense of urgency
  • Strong project layout skills determined from
  • Bi-lingual, English and Spanish (Preferred but not required)

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, ancestry, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grant Garrett Excavating, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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