Construction Technician 3

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Pacific Northwest - Portland
3015 SW 1st Avenue
United States of America
Operational Services




No bureaucracy.  Apex was founded on the principles of agility and employee empowerment, and we’ve worked hard over the past 30+ years to build a culture of collaboration, communication, and opportunity.   That’s our secret to success, plain and simple.

We get it.  You’re looking for growth opportunity in a high-energy environment.  You want to work with the best minds in the business and for a company that cares about your professional development.  And while you might be okay with some routine, you’d really like a role that includes new challenges, stretching you just enough to help you grow.

You get it.  You’re a serious worker who lends your experience and expertise to the success of every project.  You work hard to exceed expectations for quality and you quickly become an integral member of Apex's team to complete every project on time.  At the end of the workday, you go home very satisfied knowing you’ve contributed to a safe, productive work day on your projects.

Responsibilities. Like every member of the Apex Team, your role is key to the company’s success.  While the day-to-day responsibilities will vary, you will:

  • Use company truck to mobilize to client project sites;
  • Travel to project sites throughout the Pacific Northwest and adjoining states
  • Use company smart phone and technology to document your field activities;
  • Inspect, maintain, and repair stormwater BMPs, wastewater lift stations and other environmental systems;
  • Identify and diagnose equipment problems; scope and perform repairs;
  • Perform varied construction work including operation of hand-held, power and heavy equipment;
  • Oversee and coordinate subcontractor activity.
  • Ensure safe work practices.
  • Achieve and maintain OSHA certifications (e.g., HazWoper, Confined-Space Entry)
  • Actively develop your own career path.

In addition to your fulfilling role with a growing company, you also gain the advantages of:

  • A full benefits package including health, medical, dental, life, short and long term disability, 401k, and tuition assistance (among others)
  • A company truck, smart phone, fuel and credit card;
  • Steady, non-seasonal work with considerable independence, yet the support of a large team;
  • Resources and support for your career development
  • Cross-training and diverse projects in a growing industry
  • Working with some of the best and brightest in the industry among a culture that values diversity
  • 750+ employee consulting/contracting firm led by an approachable, accessible executive team and all of the resources typical of much larger firm

Minimum Requirements


Great minds think alike!  Now that we understand each other, let’s sort through the minimum qualifications for this position:

  • GED or High School Diploma.
  • Strong communication skills and professional demeanor.
  • Thorough understanding of safe work practices in accordance with OSHA regulations; excellent driving record, and current OSHA credentials, including,
    • Confined-Space Entry
    • Excavation Safety/OSHA Competent Person
    • Electrical Safety (Lock Out/Tag Out and ARC flash)
    • OSHA 40-Hour HazWoper
    • First Aid/CCR
  • 5 or more years of construction experience including operation of heavy construction equipment (e.g. skip loader, backhoe, excavator) and hand tools.
  • Broad base of experience in areas such as, excavation, lift station maintenance, pump inspection/maintenance, petroleum tank (AST) experience.
  • Underground utility O&M experience including, excavation, repair and replace sewer and water lines
  • General carpentry and plumbing experience, along with experience with pumps, electrical controls, and varied environmental systems
  • Ability to work independently and provide subcontractor oversight.
  • Able to perform construction work including ability to Lift 60 lbs and work in Inclement Weather
  • Experience with pumps, electrical controls, and varied environmental systems, sediment/erosion control highly preferred.

We’re ready to get this key position filled so if this is you, submit your resume now for consideration.  If you’re ready to grow, let us know!

Apex Companies, LLC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

TO ALL RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:  Apex Companies does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.  Please do not forward resumes for any of our job postings, to our careers sites, or to any employees of Apex Companies or affiliates.  Apex Companies is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.