Careers

Join the Team at Hal’s Construction

Hal’s Construction, Inc has been providing the Portland Metro area with expert paving solutions for over 43 years. This family owned and operated company has an impeccable reputation for excellent work done right- the first time.  Excellent work and attention to detail is accomplished by hiring good people, treating them right, keeping them safe and showing appreciation.  Many of our employees have been working with us for more than 10 years.  We love and appreciate the dedication to our crews.

Hal’s Construction has been recognized and has received numerous awards for their “Safe Work Practices “ by the workmen’s compensation company.  We are proud of creating a safe work environment and hold weekly safety meetings to make sure we keep our crews safe.  The jobs we undertake require our involvement and devotion to make sure our crews are never put in harm’s way.

If you would like to be a part of our crew and hold a high level of dedication to a job done right –the first time, please apply below.

SUMMARY

Responsible for operating equipment on job sites to pour concrete, asphalt, or other materials. Forms tampers by operating tamping machines and stone spreaders.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Control and guide machine to pour concrete or asphalt.
  • Fill tanks or hoppers with paving materials.
  • Spread stone, concrete, or asphalt on roadbeds.
  • Smooth out stone or concrete using special attachments.
  • Ensure all machines are well-oiled, serviced, and inspected.
  • Coordinate materials at job site.
  • Shovel and remove blacktop.
  • Operate tamping machines or manually roll surfaces to compact earth fills, foundation forms, and finished road materials, according to grade specifications.
  • Operate other machines such as loaders, dump trucks, and snow plows.
  • Push dump trucks to maintain flow of asphalt into hoppers.
  • Drive or attach machines onto tractor trailers.
  • Install dies or cutters to screeds.
  • Insert cork, asphalt, or steel into joints.
  • Place rolls of expansion-joint materials on machines.
  • Break up pavement with machines using hammers.
  • Light burners on machines and regulate screed temperatures.

REQUIREMENTS

Class A CDL License

SUMMARY

Responsible for cleaning and preparing construction sites for the erection of structures and buildings. Unloads and loads materials, reads plans and specifications, tends machines, mixes concrete, pours concrete, and assists carpenters, operating engineers, and other construction site workers.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in building structures for residential, business, and construction sites.
  • Participate in demolitions.
  • Work underground in tunnels and sewer systems.
  • Remove trees and debris.
  • Service machines, including pumps, compressors, generators, tractors, and trailers.
  • Mix concrete.
  • Pump concrete, grout, cement, sand, or plaster.
  • Assist construction managers.
  • Read blueprints and designs.
  • Install traffic control devices.
  • Clear and prepare highway work zones.
  • Dig trenches.
  • Install sewer, water, and storm drainpipes.
  • Pour concrete and asphalt onto roads.
  • Operate laser guidance equipment to place pipes.
  • Operate air, electric, and pneumatic drills.
  • Operate pavement breakers; jackhammers; earth tampers; concrete, mortar, and plaster mixers.

SUMMARY

Responsible for operating mechanical excavating equipment to move and remove earth.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Uses machines to remove earth.
  • Read and interpret blueprints at job sites
  • Operates dragline, clamshell and other excavating machines.
  • Dumps earth into trucks.
  • Dredges lakes, streams, and swamps; hauls mud.
  • Operates trucks, dump trucks, and bulldozers.
  • Operates landfill compaction equipment.
  • Covers refuse in sanitary landfill.
  • Supervises laborers and equipment operators in excavating work.
  • Uses computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, email and database software in performing work assignments.
  • Prepares etching solution according to formula.
  • Perform activities such as backfilling excavations, vibrating or breaking rock or concrete, and making winter roads.
  • Lubricates, adjusts, and repairs machinery, and replaces parts such as gears, bearings, and bucket teeth.
  • Set up and inspect equipment.
  • Measures and verifies levels of rock or gravel, bases, and other excavated material.
  • Moves materials over short distances, such a around a construction site, factory, or warehouse.

SUMMARY

Responsible for operating equipment on job sites to pour concrete, asphalt, or other materials. Forms tampers by operating tamping machines and stone spreaders.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Control and guide machine to pour concrete or asphalt.
  • Fill tanks or hoppers with paving materials.
  • Spread stone, concrete, or asphalt on roadbeds.
  • Smooth out stone or concrete using special attachments.
  • Ensure all machines are well-oiled, serviced, and inspected.
  • Coordinate materials at job site.
  • Shovel and remove blacktop.
  • Operate tamping machines or manually roll surfaces to compact earth fills, foundation forms, and finished road materials, according to grade specifications.
  • Operate other machines such as loaders, dump trucks, and snow plows.
  • Push dump trucks to maintain flow of asphalt into hoppers.
  • Drive or attach machines onto tractor trailers.
  • Install dies or cutters to screeds.
  • Insert cork, asphalt, or steel into joints.
  • Place rolls of expansion-joint materials on machines.
  • Break up pavement with machines using hammers.
  • Light burners on machines and regulate screed temperatures.