Utah State University

Construction Worker

City Blanding Campus
Posted Date 7 months ago(3/18/2021 4:09 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Building Trades
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 hours a week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Aviation & Technical Education
Advertised Salary
Minimum $12 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications


This position is geared toward accomplishing construction or related type projects at the USU Blanding Campus. The worker successfully hired for this position will be required to work 40 hours per week as a temporary position at USU Blanding. This position will last between 8 and 10 weeks until a variety of construction related projects are complete. Estimated completion is mid-August to early September.  


This is an ACA Variable position.


The successful individual for this position will become a temporary member of the USU Blanding Campus.

  • Skills that pertain to the safe operations of the USU Blanding Campus Construction projects within Professional Career and Technical Education.
  • Ability to change duties several times in a day.
  • Must be safety-minded and able to follow instructions with minimum supervision.
  • The duties will include construction related to residential housing, framing, interior and exterior finish, concrete, project layout and overall well rounded construction skills will be needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.
  • Construction experience.
  • A good safety attitude and ability to follow instructions with minimal supervision.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects.
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions or work assignments.
  • Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in multicultural settings.
  • Team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Productive worker with solid work ethic who exerts effort in successfully completing tasks.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to learn new skills or techniques.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pursuing of Associates of Applied Science General Technology-Construction emphasis or Certification.
  • Completed a construction internship at USU Blanding.
  • Construction Certificate of Completion.
  • 1+year industry experience in construction.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the candidate profile under “Resume/CV”

2. 3 professional references with contact information to be provided in the candidate profile


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $12 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications


This position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects. Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions, such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting.  Employees work outside and will not be protected from weather conditions, including extreme cold and extreme heat for extended periods. 


Employees are exposed to hazardous conditions including, noise, vibrations from machinery, moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, exposure to chemicals, elevated work spaces, such as scaffolding, and atmospheric conditions that can affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation. 

College/Department Highlights

USU Blanding Campus: Founded in 1977, this campus opens doors for residents in Utah's remote south east corner, including Native American's in the four corners region. Blanding is a University campus small enough to keep students from getting lost in the crowd, with connections large enough to offer them endless possibilities. Blanding campus is a stepping stone from high school to University and on to a successful career. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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