There are many advantages to working in the construction industry. In the right situation, it can be a rewarding career with opportunities for growth. Many positions come with very good benefits and above-average salaries.
At Schnabel, we provide unique opportunities for people who have the desire to work in construction and the skills to be successful. Whether you’re currently attending a trade school, looking for a new career path or seeking to take an established career to the next level, consider working at our geostructural design and construction company.
The Schnabel Difference
A nationwide, family-owned company, Schnabel has more than 200 employees who all play essential roles in our geostructural construction projects. To make sure we have the right employees, we offer competitive salaries, great benefits, career advancement opportunities and invaluable mentoring programs.
Because we’re a nationwide company, our team has the opportunity to see the rest of the country and work in the field outside their local backyard. They also get a chance to be a part of a long-standing company with a mission of innovation and excellence.
Combined with great benefits and an encouraging, collaborative work environment, these traits make Schnabel the perfect place to launch or advance your construction career in positions such as:
Foreman/Superintendents (levels A, B & C) are responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating and controlling their assigned construction project to ensure its safe competition within budget and on schedule per Schnabel’s policy and procedures. In addition, they are key points of contact between field employees, field supervisors, project managers and clients.
Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Heavy Equipment Mechanics are responsible for providing mechanical support on Schnabel’s specialized fleet of foundation drilling and construction equipment that is used in our nationwide geostructural projects. Due to the nature of their job, Heavy Equipment Mechanics need to have advanced mechanical, hydraulic and electrical skills.
Skilled Construction Laborers
Skilled Construction Laborers provide support during the installation of Schnabel’s excavation support and specialized foundation systems. Some of the skills required to succeed as a Skilled Construction Laborer at Schnabel include hand digging and backfilling for the installation of lagging or underpinning, mixing grout, tending tieback drill rigs, shotcrete work, digging trenches and much more.
Construction Operating Engineers
Construction Operating Engineers provide support in the installation of piling and tiebacks for excavation support for Schnabel’s geostructural construction projects. Some of the job assignments include safely and productively operating drills, rigs, cranes, and excavation equipment as necessary for the installation of sheeting and shoring.
Assistant Safety Managers
Assistant Safety Managers are responsible for overseeing and making decisions related to construction project safety, health and environmental policies. Some of their job assignments include job site visits to conduct safety audits, preparation of safety training sessions, leading injury/incident investigations, ensuring compliance with all regulatory bodies/standards and etc. A bachelor’s degree, preferably in Safety Science along with experience in the construction industry is preferred to qualify for an Assistant Safety Manager position at Schnabel.
Schnabel’s internship program provides college students who are enrolled in construction-related programs of study like civil engineering and construction management the opportunity to learn how construction projects are executed and the opportunity to develop and enhance their engineering skills through hands-on learning.
What Does it Take to Work at Schnabel?
Schnabel is always looking for talented individuals for rewarding positions in construction management, civil engineering, research and development, construction fieldwork, equipment repair, safety, and much more. For a position in construction management, research and development, safety or civil engineering, you will need a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Safety Science or Construction Management (or equivalent experience). For our field construction workers and mechanics, we look for skilled individuals who enjoy working in construction and want to further their careers. Lastly, for an internship position, you will need to be enrolled in civil engineering, construction management, safety science, and other construction-related programs of study during the spring and fall semesters.
Since we have a nationwide footprint, you will also need the ability and willingness to travel. At Schnabel, we’re looking for talented people who have a passion for working in the construction industry. We also want forward-thinking individuals who have a desire to further their careers through field experience, mentoring opportunities and continuing education.
In addition to all this, there are some other critical things we look for when selecting new members for our team. We want our employees to be self-sufficient, forward-thinking problem solvers with entrepreneurial spirits. They are also expected to place an uncompromising emphasis on safety and always uphold the integrity of the Schnabel name.
If you meet these standards, reach out to learn how you can enjoy a rewarding career with Schnabel.