WANTED: Shot Blaster Operator

American Concrete Co. (ACC), a division of Hamilton Construction Co., is looking for a Shot Blaster Operator.  American Concrete has been in business since 1982 and is reputable, respected and licensed in all Western States.  We supply our crew with an equipment yard, well-maintained equipment, office, a safe work environment, and technical training and support. You will be joining a great group of people who make the work fun.

A Shot Blasting Operator requires skills operating roadway equipment including safety awareness, mechanical, production and independent management skills.  An Operator works independently with variety of contractors, environments, and schedules.  Problem solving, customer service and attention to details are critical factors in this position.

Work is largely outdoors in all weather conditions, generally roadways. This work also involves lifting and manual labor. We work with good customers, both public and private owners.  Work may require weekends and travel, but you will have the opportunity to see a lot of the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

You must have a valid driver license (with a driving record acceptable by the company insurance carrier) and must have or obtain a valid commercial driver license (CDL) within sixty days of hire date to retain employment. Employee will be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable-suspicion, post-accident, follow up, and return-to-duty drug and alcohol testing.

Responsibilities:

This position primarily operates shot blasting equipment as part of highway preparation for surface overlays and road surface repairs. Responsibilities include adjusting and setting surface deviation rates and calculating production rates and times.

 You will be responsible for the following: Surface preparation (abrasive blasting, hand/power tool),

  • Operation and maintenance of equipment,
  • Access, containment, systems, & safety equipment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to climb and complete some work on ladders
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours a day
  • Ability to lift material up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as respirator, gloves, etc.
  • Ability to properly use and care for assigned tools and equipment
  • Ability to adhere to standards and perform a quality job in a safe manner within an acceptable time.
  • Ability to work any shift.

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Must have relative applicable experience
  • CDL licensed with airbrake endorsement

However, no specific education level required, just a good attitude and willingness to work.

Benefits:

This is a full time position, offering a highly competitive compensation package; busy summer season offers opportunity to earn overtime

$17-$35+/hr. including Health Insurance, HRA, Employee Assistance and Retirement Plans and minimum guaranteed contribution to 401k.

Vacation accrual in addition to paid sick leave.

Please contacts us for additional information regarding the type of work, and the specific job dimensions required of a shot blaster operator.

To apply click on “JOIN OUR TEAM”

Wanted: Dispatcher

American Concrete Company (ACC), a related entity of Hamilton Construction Co. based in Coburg, OR, is looking for a Dispatcher.  American Concrete has been in business for 37 years and is reputable, respected and licensed in all Western States.  We supply our employees with an equipment yard, well-maintained equipment, office, a safe work environment, and technical training and support.  This dispatcher position is in charge of scheduling equipment and field employees.  The company is well known in the industry for a safety first culture and building careers. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in the Construction field with Safety, Management, a basic understanding of equipment and scheduling.

Duties will include:

  • Scheduling work for customers, between 3 yard locations (Coburg, OR – Eugene area; Canby, OR – Portland Area; and Olympia, WA).
  • Coordinating equipment and field crews to perform the scheduled work, with input from various estimators and managers.
  • Arrive early at times for crew collaboration, making work assignments, and keeping field crews busy with tasks – from the field to the shop.
  • Coordination with Shop Mechanic for equipment repairs /readiness, additional labor needs and service requirements.
  • Periodic site visits to oversee production, learn equipment use and limitations, plan and participate in equipment and safety training for field personnel; and verify job completion status.
  • Provide simple basic pricing for various services on occasions.  And an opportunity to learn some small project estimating of our services.
  • Interviewing and employment selection process, monitoring need for labor and coordinating those needs with other managers.
  • Participate in annual crew reviews, advancement and managerial decisions regarding employees.
  • See that employees are recording time properly on electronic tablets and coordinate with Payroll Administrator.
  • Understanding company policies and employment policies, to assure compliance.  Same for all safety requirements.
  • Hold weekly and monthly safety meetings and coordinate training for same.
  • Oversee upcoming procurement needs—materials, consumables and equipment and relay to managers.

Applicants serious about building a career with one of the leading specialty concrete companies in the Pacific Northwest are welcome to apply. 

A pre-employment drug screen is required.  Background check required, due to the sensitive nature of the position, with access to human resources and financial information.  A valid drivers license is a must.

ACC has three locations:  1) The Main office – in Coburg, Oregon. 2) The Canby, Oregon office, serving the Portland metro. Area; and 3) The Olympia Washington office, serving Southwest Washington.  The ideal candidate would generally reside in the Coburg, Oregon office.  However, occasional visits to the other 2 office locations will be necessary.  All applicants please send resume with references, or a note describing your experience to General@AmericanConCo.com or by fax 541-726-8146.  For more information and to fill out an application online, please visit our website: www.AmericanConCo.com

This is a full-time position, offering a highly competitive compensation package:

  • Salary, from $41,600 annual to $80,000 – depending on experience.
  • Health Insurance – fully paid for employee, 95% paid for employee and family.
  • Company 401K plan, with 8% Gross wage contribution.
  • Health Reimbursement Account (H.R.A.) of $40/week.
  • Paid Vacation in addition to sick leave.
  • Paid Holidays, 7 each after 1 year.
  • Potential auto allowance plan based on travel desires.

Thank you for considering our opportunity.

Hamilton Construction Co. and American Concrete Company (also known as American Concrete Cutting). and all related entities are Equal Opportunity Employers. 

WE’RE HIRING!!!

Want to work in the GREAT NORTHWEST? We’re Hiring!
AMERICAN CONCRETE COMPANY is looking for EXPERIENCED CONCRETE CUTTERS for all three of our locations. Coburg, OR, Portland, OR and Olympia, WA. Company paid medical, dental & life insurance, sick leave, vacation, HRA, 401K retirement plan. To download an application, click on “Join Our Team”.
Got questions? Give us a call!
Coburg 541-726-8597 (Mark)
Portland 503-688-1191 (Sean)
Olympia 360-489-1695 (Rick)

CONCRETE CUTTING MILE-STONE! 125,000

American Concrete Company, also known as American Concrete Cutting – recently surpassed 125,000 man hours of continuously safe work hours! This is the combined efforts of our many services – slab sawing, electric sawing, fume free excavating, polishing, bump grinding, core drilling, diamond grinding, wire sawing, wall sawing, and more. A big congratulations goes out to all of our operators and team, to make this achievement possible. Safety is of paramount importance at American Concrete Company. We pride ourselves on sending our people home safe every night. We look forward to safely serving you on your project soon!

FUME FREE EXCAVATION – PORTLAND, CENTRAL OREGON

Need excavation and removal inside your shop, building, warehouse? Likely for new trench? No more backbreaking shovel work…. Just have us excavate it with our electric mini excavator. Best of all, you’ll likely need us there anyways to use our electric saws, to cut trench. And quickly remove it for you too. Call Coburg or Redmond (Central Oregon office) for pricing today.

SHOT BLASTING – OREGON, WASHINGTON, CALIFORNIA, IDAHO, NEVADA AND MORE:

American Concrete Company – offers machines with a 30 inch wide shot blast head. They work great on Highways, Bridges, Parking Garages, Steel structures, bridges and more. Highest production in the industry, saving you time and money on your project. Less time waiting to apply your product. Better blast and removal. Fast preparation gives you more time to allow your product to be applied and cured!! Giving a better product. Best of all, our machines comply with DOT specifications. Don’t get fooled by others with tiny machines that aren’t compliant. Call today to schedule for summertime!

NOW IS THE TIME TO START BUDGETING AND PREPARING FOR REPAIR WORK – THAT MAY REQUIRE SHOT BLASTING

We offer portable abrasive blasting equipment which provides the industry with a cost-effective and environmentally safe way to remove dirt, paint, coatings and other contaminants from floor surfaces, bridge decks, parking garages, warehouses, shop floors and even ship decks and storage tanks. This allows for fast economic preparation for overlays, epoxies and sealers – which increases adhesion and product life. Or just for anti-slip purposes. The patented ‘one-step” machine cleans and profiles surfaces of concrete or steel. We offer industry leading equipment of all sizes, to save you time and money.

MOST RECOMENDED CONCRETE AND ASPHALT COMPANY

At American Concrete Company – we can take care of all your Concrete or Asphalt needs. For removal, repair, roughening, cutting, coring, grinding – you can count on the industry leader in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Northern California. Our fleet of shot blasters can prepare your surface for overlay, to GPR scanning, prior to slab removal, we do it all. And ask all of our customers, who return time and time again. That\\\’s why we have become the #1 recommended service contractor. All the while, setting new standards for safety. Recently passing over 70,000 man hours safely worked. Call now to schedule your work.

CONCRETE AND ASHPALT REPAIR SEASON IN FULL SWING

In the summer, most people and contractors are busy repairing and retrofitting their concrete pavement, asphalt, and bridges. So as to take advantage of the limited good weather months, speed is of the essence…. with ACC\’s large fleet of shot blasting, profile grinding, and grooving equipment, we are able to respond with minimal notice, and complete the work fast. If you have surface preparation or repair needs, please call 1-800-818-8597.

CAREER OPORTUNITIES – PORTLAND / REDMOND / COBURG – OPERATORS NEEDED

The ever growing Portland & Redmond office and shop is in need of qualified concrete and asphalt cutters. We perform sawing – using electric, gas, diesel and hydraulic powered motors. We also do core drilling, wire sawing, surface preparation, coating removal, wall sawing – for door, and window openings, and a variety of profile or bump grinding. From Portland, we work in much of southern Washington as well. If you are looking for a long term career with a solid company, who is family oriented and a leader in the industry, please fill out an application which can be found on the website. Please send to General@AmericanConcreteCutting.com. We offer highly competitive wages, health insurance, retirement plans, vacation time and more.