Builder Lead

UT - Orem

Posting Date


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FLSA Status

Hourly, Non-exempt

Close Date

Open until filled

Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Builder Lead to join our Geneva Pipe and Precast  team in Orem, UT.

We Offer
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (Day 1 of Employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety

Our Values

  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.


About the Job

Support the operations of the Perfect Plant by working with concrete and linings to manufacture a high quality product to meet customer’s needs. Lead the Production, Safety, and Quality operations of the plant. Following the instructions and directions of the Plant Manager and Supervisor.

Essential Functions & Major Responsibilities
  • Leads are accountable for meeting the daily production goals of their group
  • Super Leads are responsible for the Safety of their department including NWP Audit Cards, Safety Walkthroughs, PIT program, and safety training
  • Facilitate all department monthly inspections or other meetings and audits in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain adequate quantity of operational supplies to meet operations needs and order as needed
  • Schedule employee’s work to ensure greatest efficiency and productivity and share information with the Plant Manager
  • Make sure each employee is held accountable for all expectations in production efficiencies
  • Leads are the first contact for personnel issues in their department.  If they are unable to resolve the issue, then escalate to the Plant Manager
  • Actively look for new methods to increase efficiency
  • Set foam and holes from engineering drawings
  • Work with manhole forms from set up, prep, fill and tip out
  • Enter information into foam computer
  • Operate mixer and pouring buckets
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Communicate in a professional and effective manner with everyone
  • Exhibit a positive attitude even in the toughest of times
  • Respect Management’s direction and decisions – provide alternative solutions in a professional manner
  • Ability to teach, mentor and coach all employees, no matter their skill levels.
  • Subject matter expert in the operations of assigned areas: equipment, processes, people and quality
  • Able to hold employees accountable for their work and interactions in a professional manner


  • High school degree or GED
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar field


Full list of anticipated physical demands for this position and detail on our work environment is available on our application portal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our organization maintains a drug-free workplace. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successful passing of a drug test and background check.

Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.

Sounds Like You?

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