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Are You the Next General Construction Laborer for Our Company?

O.L. Thompson, a family-owned construction company since 1948, is hiring general construction laborers. We’re based in Charleston, SC and are known for our commitment to quality and safety.

Why Us?

We offer competitive pay, and full benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, vision, and 401K with company match. Plus, profit sharing, safety bonus incentives, and vacation and holiday benefits.

Who Can Apply?

If you’re over 18, authorized to work in the US, and can handle physical labor, you’re an ideal candidate. Experience in dirt construction, landscape, or land clearing is preferred but not mandatory.

What’s the Job?

You’ll help clean and prepare construction sites, assist equipment operators and skilled laborers, and follow instructions from supervisors. Punctuality, reliability, and a strong work ethic are key.

Join us and build a rewarding career while helping to shape the Charleston area. Apply today!

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Join Our Team as a Pipe Layer – Grademan

Are you a skilled construction pipe layer with a passion for precision and an eye for detail? Are you ready to be part of a team that creates the infrastructure that forms the backbone of our communities? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We’re on the lookout for a dedicated Pipe Layer – Grademan to join our construction family. In this role, you will play a crucial part in building the future, one pipe at a time.

What We’re Looking For

We’re searching for an experienced Pipe Layer – Grademan who possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the construction industry. Our ideal candidate will be well-versed in the art of laying pipes, with the ability to read and understand blueprints, provide clear directions to equipment operators, and perform precise installations of water, sewer, and storm drain systems.

Your Duties and Responsibilities

As a Pipe Layer – Grademan, you’ll be responsible for a range of essential tasks to ensure the success of our projects. Here’s what you can expect:

Blueprint Proficiency: You’ll need to be able to decipher and comprehend project blueprints. These are the roadmap to our success, and your ability to understand them is paramount.

Effective Communication: Clear communication is the key to a well-coordinated construction site. You’ll be expected to provide precise directions to equipment operators, ensuring that every movement aligns with the project’s goals.

Bedding Material Placement: Creating a stable foundation is the first step to success. You’ll be responsible for accurately placing and grading bedding material to provide a solid base for the pipes.

High-Quality Installations: Your craftsmanship will shine as you expertly install pipes and fittings. Quality is our priority, and you’ll play a pivotal role in achieving it.

Grade Verification: To ensure installations are spot-on, you’ll verify grades meticulously. This attention to detail guarantees that our systems will pass inspections and tests without a hitch.

Laser Precision: You’ll set up laser equipment and scopes with precision. These tools are essential for achieving the accuracy we demand.

Equipment Maintenance: Minor equipment maintenance is part of the job. Keeping track of small tools and ensuring their proper functioning is crucial for efficiency.

Inventory Assistance: You’ll assist with material inventories to keep our projects running smoothly. Your organizational skills will be put to good use.

Production Measurements: Accurate measurements are essential for project success. You’ll play a role in ensuring that our projects meet their production goals.

Clean and Organized Sites: A clean and organized worksite is a safe and efficient one. You’ll contribute to maintaining a tidy environment and fostering a culture of safety and productivity.

Why Choose Us

Joining our team as a Pipe Layer – Grademan means becoming a part of a company that values excellence, teamwork, and continuous growth. We offer competitive compensation, opportunities for skill development, and a supportive working environment where your contributions are recognized and appreciated.

Ready to take the next step in your career? Apply now and become a vital part of our construction family.

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We are Hiring for Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator

When it comes to construction projects, having skilled and experienced heavy equipment operators is crucial. Especially when grading slopes, ponds, and roads. The Charleston area is currently experiencing a boom in construction, and O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc. is one of the leading companies taking on multiple projects. As such, we are currently seeking heavy equipment operators who can ensure the success of our projects. In this blog post, we’ll tell you about the kind of heavy equipment operators O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc. is looking for, where they find them, and why they are so important for their projects.

We are seeking experienced heavy equipment operators. These highly talented individuals must be able to expertly maneuver grading equipment to ensure a client’s project is completed on time, to the required specifications, and safely. They need to be able to fine-grade terrains precisely to grade slopes, ponds, and other project features. Not only that, but they must possess the ability to work well with a team, and have excellent communication skills. We offer a competitive compensation plan and full medical and retirement benefits. Candidates are also eligible for a safety bonus.

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