We Build the Best: People, Communities, Future!
From day one on the job, we'll give you essential responsibilities and the opportunity to prove yourself. You will be a valued asset and employee-owner. Your equity in the company will grow with you, and you get to control your own career.
We offer exciting career opportunities for various projects throughout Utah and the intermountain region. Whether you are just getting started on your career path or have years of experience, we would be honored to have you join our team!
From Laborer to President
Brett Nielsen, current President of Whitaker Construction, started as a laborer and remained dedicated to our core values. As a result, he was able to work toward leading this great company. We love helping our employee-owners develop their professional skills and give them the platform they need to achieve their goals!
There are two main paths: the office path and the field path. See more below!
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Perform crucial tasks with hands, tools, and basic equipment. Ensure the success of projects.
Heavy Equipment Operator
Safely operate various types of heavy equipment to complete projects on-time and on-budget.
Leads, inspires, and mentors a crew to safely and effectively complete assigned projects on time.
Oversees projects, needed resources, and quality assurance while staying on budget and on time.
Schedule, coordinate, & supervise crews. Inspect equip. & job sites to ensure that specifications are met.
Install piping systems of all sizes by means of fusion.
Install piping systems. Modify, clean, and repair pipes of all sizes.
Coordinate multiple projects between clients, senior leaders, & teams to ensure successful outcomes.
Strategically lead assigned departments while driving operational excellence & profitability.
Provide vision, make key decisions, & foster a culture of excellence, growth, & success for the entire company.
Ensure accurate financial management & provide insight to support successful outcomes.
Monitor site work, delivery schedules, construction progress, and comply with all legal regulations.
Oversee projects from initiation to completion ultimately delivering successful and timely outcomes.