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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! 

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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 his way up to lead this great company. We love helping our employee-owners develop their professional skills and give them the platform they need to achieve their goals!

Their are two main paths: the office path and the field path. See more below!

Laborer Path

Hover over each position to learn more. 

Office Path

Field Path

Construction Worker


1-3 Years

A laborer will perform crucial tasks, including operating hand tools, cutting, digging, and laying pipe. 


Heavy Equip. Operator

1-3 Years

Control heavy equipment to execute tasks efficiently, contributing to the smooth progress of projects. 

Pipe Fuser

Install piping systems of all sizes by means of fusion. Modify, inspect, clean, and repair pipes.

Pipe Layer

Dig trenches, lay pipe for sanitary sewers, storm drains, gas utilities, and water mains. 

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Job Accountant/

Estimator Assistant

Play a crucial role in ensuring accurate financial management & provide insight to support successful outcomes.

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Leads, inspires, and mentors a crew to safely and effectively complete assigned projects on time and on budget.

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Project Engineer/

Jr. Estimator

Monitor site work, adhere to schedule deliveries, ensure that construction progresses as scheduled, comply with all legal regulations.

Construction Worker


Oversee and manage a project ensuring a positive and productive work environment, needed resources, and quality assurance. 

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Project Manager/


Responsible for overseeing projects from initiation to completion ultimately delivering successful and timely outcomes.

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General Superintendent

Schedule, coordinate, & supervise crews. Inspect progress, equipment, & job sites to verify safety and ensure that specifications are met.

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Pre-Construction Manager/Area Manager

Coordinate multiple projects and work as liason between clients, senior leaders, & teams to ensure successful project outcomes. 

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Vice President

Provide strategic leadership to assigned departments and the executive team, and drive operational excellence & profitability. 

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Provide vision, make key decisions, & fosters a culture of excellence, growth, &  success for the entire company.

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