If you are interested in a career with a dynamic and proven construction firm, look no further. RIPA & Associates is one of the leading civil and utility contractors in the Tampa Bay area. As such, we are always looking for energetic and experienced individuals to help with our continued growth.
RIPA has a variety of industry related positions, from laborers, operators, crew foremen, field superintendents, estimators, project managers and other related support departments like accounting and fleet maintenance.
It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status, marital status, or handicap (except where age, sex, or handicap is a bona fide occupational qualification). It is also the company’s policy to provide a drug and alcohol free work environment.
RIPA is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified minorities, military veterans and females are encouraged to apply. RIPA is a Drug-Free Work Place.
Benefits Available at RIPA: Insurance & Group Benefits (Medical, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life & Accidental Death Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance and Short Term Disability), Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick Time, Holidays and Bereavement Leave), Retirement Programs (401k with company match), along with Direct Deposit, Monthly Safety Incentive Program* and a Safety Boots Program via payroll deduction*. *Restrictions may apply to these benefits.
While RIPA may not be hiring for all positions at this time, we always accept resumes and applications from prospective, qualified job seekers.
Skilled, Semi-skilled and Unskilled Laborers: Ripa has a range of labor-type positions on concrete finishing crews, road crews, and pipe crews. Skilled labor positions require related and verifiable experience.
Laborer positions require the employee to provide his or her own transportation to jobsites. Jobsites typically range throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco Counties, but are sometimes beyond that range. Saturday hours are often required; holiday hours are sometimes required.
Operator positions require a performance test to be conducted by either a RIPA Foreman or RIPA Superintendent. Appointments for testing are arranged ONLY after employment history is verified and ONLY through Human Resources.
Operator positions require the employee to provide his or her own transportation to jobsites. Projects typically range throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco Counties, but are sometimes beyond that range. Saturday hours are often required; holiday hours are sometimes required.
All Foremen positions require related and verifiable experience. Crew specialties include: Pipe, Roadway Base, Concrete, Service and Fine Grading. Preference will be given to those with previous work history.
Underground Utilities & Earthwork/Roadwork experience required; applicant also must have detailed knowledge of commercial/residential construction. Duties include coordinating with Project Managers, Subcontractors, Vendors and Foremen. Minimum of five years experience in similar position preferred.
The following requirements are required when there is an opening for this position. The majority of professional experience needs to be in earthwork, utilities and roadwork construction required. A minimum of 5 years in Civil Construction estimating highly preferred. This position requires the candidate to be able to immediately begin producing estimates for site development, utilities and roadwork estimates. Civil engineering or related construction degree a plus, but not required. DOT Estimating experience also a plus. Selected candidate must have acceptable driving record.
Applicant must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a project manager, project engineer, and/or estimator. Candidate shall have detailed knowledge of commercial/residential construction materials and methods. The candidate must possess strong organizational, communication, and computer proficiency skills. Duties include: communicating with owners and subcontractors, writing purchase orders and subcontracts, scheduling, invoicing, estimating, takeoffs and coordinating with jobsite superintendents while maintaining a positive client relationship on multiple projects.
There are occasionally openings in our Accounting, Fleet Management and Administrative Assistant positions at RIPA & Associates. Appropriate skill sets and required experience will be listed with any job postings for these jobs.