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Headquartered at 9 Corporate Ridge Road in Hamden, Ct., a new 12,000 square foot facility provides the Company with a state of the art maintenance facility for its ever growing fleet of trucks and heavy equipment, as well as the needed office space for continued growth.
With annual sales currently exceeding 10 million dollars and an inventory of heavy equipment valued in excess of three million dollars, the Company has been fortunate to attract many key people to the organization. Many employees have been with the Company since the early days of the company which was founded in 1986. These people have been instrumental in passing along the culture, vision, and professionalism which have been the core reason for continued growth.
Sweeney Excavation began primarily as a company providing general excavation services to residential home-builders. Since then Sweeney Excavation has grown to encompass a wide array of earthwork services.
Sweeney Excavation Inc. is recognized as the premier provider of commercial services and residential site development with a fundamental emphasis on customer satisfaction, quality and professionalism.
Job’s Currently Available:
Sweeney Excavation strives to be the premier provider of commercial and residential site development services by emphasizing customer satisfaction, quality, and professionalism.
The company brings this same dedication to our employees, as we strive to be the employer of choice for those interested in careers in the construction industry.
The company has multiple IMMEDIATE openings for experienced Heavy Equipment Operators, Concrete Form work Lead Person/Foreman, Trench Laborers, and Project Engineers.
All positions offer the following benefits:
- Starting salary based on experience
- Section 125 Insurance Plan
- 401(K) with Employer Match of 25% and company provided financial planning assistance
- Career Advancement
- Full Time work with a stable organization
Concrete Form Setter – Sweeney Excavation Inc is a growing construction company with a Concrete Foundation Division which currently has openings for concrete form setters. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position within the concrete foundation trade. Applicant must have knowledge of materials, methods, and the equipment involved in the construction of steel reinforcement, concrete foundations etc.
Project Manager – Candidates must be experienced with Project Management Software. Also must have experience in Microsoft Office and Outlook. Must have knowledge of materials, methods, and the equipment involved in the excavation and construction of highways, roads, infrastructure, concrete foundations etc. Applicants will need to have understanding of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Must be capable of monitoring and assessing your performance as well as other individuals and sub contractors to make improvements or take corrective action.
Site Superintendent – Candidates must have a minimum of 7 years experience in a similar position within the excavation trade. Applicant must have knowledge of materials, methods, and the equipment involved in the excavation and construction of highways, roads, infrastructure, concrete foundations etc. Applicant will be required to be reliable, responsible, dependable, and have a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Skilled Trench Laborer – 5+ years experience in a skilled Trench Labor role, 80% to 100% of the time during your employment, in a site development capacity. Familiarity with installation of sewer, water, and storm drainage systems. Plumbing licenses a plus but not a requirement. Must be at least 21 with a Valid Driver’s License and have own transportation. Must be able to demonstrate clear ability and experience regarding the practice of workplace safety. Must be familiar with recognizing site hazards and have a clear understanding of trench safety.
Heavy Equipment Operator – Proficiently operate any or all of our core heavy equipment, including Bulldozers, Pay loaders, Excavators, Articulated Trucks, and Rock Crushing Equipment. Comply with the Operations and Maintenance guidelines for all Heavy Equipment. Perform a daily heavy equipment walk-around inspection and preventive maintenance responsibilities. Perform job responsibilities safely in a busy, sometimes stressful environment. Operate equipment productively, year-round in all types of local weather and ground conditions. Perform tasks that have to do with site development/heavy equipment operations as assigned or directed by the Supervisor or General Manager.