Job Description

Concrete Skilled Laborer


Kent Companies is a place where you can build something more. As a member of our skilled labor team, you'll build challenging projects that you can be proud of. You'll improve your trade skills and leadership skills too. Every member of our team contributes to a safe and efficient job site, and everyone shares in the rewards of a job well done.

Kent Companies is looking to hire skilled concrete laborers, who have the ability to transport teams and trailers to jobsites in the Traverse City area (must pass driving background check). Reliability and motivation are key skills we look for, and on the job training is available.

Your Primary Responsibilities

  • Safely perform general labor tasks on concrete construction job sites, including using power tools and common hand tools.

  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) including hard hat, high-visibility apparel and additional protection as required by the task.

  • Assist with moving materials by hand; placing concrete; installing reshore and maintaining clean, well-organized job sites.

  • Work in a variable environment, both indoors and outdoors. Work during inclement weather when required, including extreme heat/cold.

  • Communicate effectively with your crew lead, foreman and superintendent on safety, task questions and problem-solving.

What can you expect from Kent Companies?

  • Paid orientation, including key safety skills and tool training

  • Partnership with experienced field leaders who are committed to your success on the team

  • Competitive compensation, including health, vision, dental, retirement and profit sharing benefits

  • Craft training opportunities in flatwork, foundations, shoring and post-tension systems

  • Professional development opportunities including leadership skills, English/Spanish, and more

  • Opportunities to grow into leadership roles

Preferred Experience

We hire for the right attitude. Kent Companies will train everyone who is willing to learn, work hard and improve themselves.

Preference is given to candidates with 6-12 months of construction experience and/or an OSHA 10 or OSHA 30.

About Kent Companies

We're a full service concrete contractor with operations in Michigan, Texas, the Carolinas and Ohio. We have expertise in commercial and industrial concrete construction, mixed-use construction, multi-family housing, tilt-up concrete, post-tensioned cast in place structures and a full range of concrete-related specialties. We're a 3rd-generation family-owned business with over 800 employees across the country. Kent Companies is consistently ranked as one of the top 20 largest concrete contractors nationwide.

Our people are our first priority. We invest in safety and training resources for every employee. We'll always have a place for people who choose to work hard and improve themselves.

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Why Join the Kent Family?

We believe in providing challenging work, opportunities for professional development and industry-leading compensation packages. And it's all wrapped in a culture that's built on values and integrity.

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What Happens Next?

After you submit an application, it goes straight to our Human Resources team, and we review every application received.

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Company Info

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Kent Companies, Inc.
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