Construction Skilled Laborer

OCCI is a family owned company, with stable work, year-round. OCCI, has an excellent benefit package, and a unique work environment. An OCCI, Inc. skilled laborer is responsible for safe production of quality work product on OCCI jobsites. A skilled laborer possesses knowledge in multiple trades performed on heavy construction projects to produce best in class quality product as a member of our work team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor and safely apply all techniques of heavy construction
  • Operating motorized equipment including power tools, saws, hammers, nails and bolts under minimal supervision.
  • Work from heights, with fall arrest system
  • Assist in the construction or demolishing of bridges and/or structures
  • Load or unload structure materials from trucks
  • Execute work assignments safely per the Company and project safety rules;
  • Produce high quality work product;
  • Working during inclement weather, could be exposed to extreme cold and heat, noise and dust from construction operations depending upon project site.
  • Attend required training hours
  • Self-evaluate work product for conformance to quality of job;
  • Work clean and take care of tools and materials;
  • Perform as part of a team


  • Must be able to pass Federal background check
  • Work requires alert individuals with good balance and physical strength.
  • Work requires that employees be able to work in a heavy construction environment, which includes working outdoors and in and around construction equipment and vehicle traffic.
  • Up to 100% of the job may include heavy physical work, heavy lifting, and pushing or pulling of material that may weigh from 50 pounds or more
  • The position requires the individual to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, squat, crawl and work in awkward positions or confined spaces throughout the day
  • The position requires the unrestricted use of hands, arms, shoulders, upper/lower back, visual acuity, depth, and color perception
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Provide personal transportation to and from the jobsite
  • Attention to Detail
  • Knowledge of hand tools and proper care
  • Ability to travel and be a positive reflection of the Company
  • Drive to learn and grow skill set

OCCI is an EEO / Affirmative Action employer

Hourly pay commensurate with experience

Eligible for Health, Dental and Life Insurance Benefits

401k plan available

Drug-Free Workplace

OCCI, Inc. located near Columbia, MO specializes in heavy construction projects in a variety of markets, providing innovative techniques with superior quality. With over 30 years of experience, a growing fleet of construction and marine equipment and on-site AISC-certified steel fabrication division, OCCI’s approach to success prioritizes safety, inventive methods, technological advancements and a quality work product. Our focus is to always exceed our client’s expectations in Quality, Safety and Schedule. Members of OCCI, Inc.’s workforce are all individual high-performers that contribute a wide-array of talent to the overall team effort of bringing in each project as a credit to our growing reputation of excellence. Our team members all share the common thread of a strong drive for success, coupled with an infinite desire to learn and develop.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance

Application Question(s):

  • Felony Free?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Construction Experience: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road