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Career Opportunities at Gate Precast Plants and Engineering Offices

Gate has multiple precast plants and sales offices throughout the eastern half of the United States and has become one of the largest and most diversified producers of architectural and structural precast, prestressed concrete.

The value of a company is established by its people. The people of Gate Precast strengthen design-build from intangible to real. Regardless of the project’s size, scope or complexity, Gate’s personnel can enhance the entire construction process. Their experience and expertise contribute added value for customers. 

Their dedicated team employs the latest technology and systems from engineering and design to delivery and execution. The combination of total technical support and meticulous, hands-on quality control ensures that Gate’s work regularly meets and often exceeds expectations. 

Gate is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  



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PROJECT MANAGER, GATE PRECAST, WINCHESTER, KY

Responsibilities include contract administration, engineering coordination, scheduling, project documentation, manage outside subcontractors including protecting Gate’s financial interests including erection and field patching budgets, change orders, and ensuring the finished product meets Gate’s high quality standards.

Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction or architecture with a minimum of 5 years construction experience and 5 years precast experience. Management skills, verbal proficiency, excellent writing skills, and superior communication abilities are a must. Previous estimating experience preferred. Proficient in AutoCAD, Excel, and Microsoft Word. LEED AP is a plus. Travel required. Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package.

Recent college graduates with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction or architecture will also be considered. Applicant must be at or near the top of their class, able to provide a favorable recommendation. Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and with written skills, and be proficient in AutoCAD, Excel, and Microsoft Word. Must be a quick learner and able to grasp the responsibilities of a Project Manager, including effective management skills, contract administration, engineering coordination, scheduling, project documentation, customer relations, and managing outside subcontractors. LEED AP is a plus. Travel required. Salary commensurate with college transcripts, current skillset, appropriate recommendations, and potential for growth. Competitive benefits package.

Please send all inquiries to kyjobs@gateprecast.com.


STRUCTURAL PRECAST DESIGNER - JACKSONVILLE, AR

Gate Precast Company is one of the nation's largest producers of architectural and structural precast concrete and pre­-stressed structural systems.

We have an immediate opening for a full-time, experienced Structural Precast Designer in our Jacksonville, AR Engineering Department, which is 15 miles north of the Little Rock area.

The successful candidate will assist in the design of structural precast parking garages, development of production shop tickets and detailing drawings for precast concrete systems.

Job functions will include:

  • Coordination with engineers and architects to produce submittal plans engineering calculations for precast parking garages.
  • Producing manufacturing shop drawings, hardware cut sheets, and details.
  • Publishing drawings used for assembly of precast concrete products at the job site.
  • Interaction with Engineers, Sales, Production and QC to ensure product requirements are met.

Requirements/Skills:

  • AS degree, certificate or diploma and experience in structural precast.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Ability to read constructions plans.
  • Detail oriented with good written/verbal skills.
  • Familiarity with Revit is desired, but not required.  Gate will consider training in Revit for a candidate with precast parking garage experience

Submit resumes via email to rfisher@gateprecast.com

Compensation is commensurate with experience and education and will be discussed subsequent to an interview. The position offers full benefits including vacation, holiday, sick time, and medical, dental, vision benefits and 401k company match.

The company is an equal employment employer and, as such, it is our policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination in employment based upon race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, marital status, or any other legally protected status.


EXPERIENCED DRAFTER / DETAILER – OXFORD, NC

Gate Precast Company is one of the nation's largest producers of architectural precast concrete and pre­ stressed structural systems.

We currently have an opening for a full-time experienced Drafter/Detailer in our Oxford, NC Engineering Department, which is 25 miles north of the Raleigh-Durham area.

The successful candidate will assist in the development of production shop tickets and detailing and assembly of drawings for architectural and precast concrete systems.

• Produce manufacturing shop drawings, production tickets, hardware drawings
• Work with Senior Drafters to detail drawings and assembly for precast architectural concrete products to ensure product is built to specifications
• Interact with Engineers, Sales, Production and QC to ensure product requirements are met.

Requirements/Skills
AS degree, certificate or diploma and experience in Revit BIM
Proficiency using Auto Cad 2016 and later, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
Ability to read constructions plans, be highly detailed oriented with good written/verbal skills 5 years' experience in similar concrete-related industry desired.

Submit resumes via email to RTMadison@gateprecast.com

Compensation will be discussed only at interview. Position offers full benefits including vacation, holiday, sick time, and medical, dental, vision benefits and 401k company match.

The company is an equal employment employer and, as such, it is our policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination in employment based upon race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, marital status, or any other legally protected status.


BIM MODELER / ARCHITECTURAL/STRUCTURAL DETAILER – KISSIMMEE, FL
Exciting Career working on large concrete buildings, structures and projects.  Example projects include high-rise buildings, stadiums, air traffic control towers, university buildings and hospitals.   The BIM Modeler detailer will have responsibilities which may include, modeling the project in Revit, detailing shop tickets and hardware drawings for production, and producing erection drawings to build the structure along with other details using AutoCAD and 3D BIM (Revit).

Position Requirements
• AutoCad and Revit
• Proficient in Windows based systems (Microsoft Office, etc).
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Apply in person from 9:30 am-3:00 pm or e-mail vramirez@gateprecast.com
810 Sawdust Trail | Kissimmee, Fl. 34744 | Fax: 407-847-3430


EXPERIENCED ENGINEERING MANAGER — HILLSBORO, TX

Gate Precast recently established an engineering department at its architectural precast production facility in Hillsboro, Texas and is in need of an experienced Engineering Manager to continue to build, train, and manage a staff of engineering, drafting, and BIM professionals.  The potential candidate will be a registered Civil/Structural Professional Engineer with a background in the design of Precast/Prestressed Concrete and be a self-starting, proven leader.

Experience and knowledge should include:

  • Conventional reinforced concrete design
  • Post-tensioned and prestressed concrete design
  • Insulated sandwich wall panel design
  • IBC, ASCE, and other building codes
  • PCI and ACI design requirements
  • Seismic, hurricane, and blast force design
  • Stripping and handling, and shipping and erection analysis
  • Design of production and handling equipment

Software – Autodesk Revit, LEAP PRESTO, RISA-3D, LECWALL, Mathcad, and Excel are all used extensively in Gate engineering offices.

Periodic travel to jobsites and customer’s offices will be required as well as maintaining a presence in the production facility.

For further information about Gate Precast Company go to www.gateprecast.com.  Send resume and salary history to info@gateprecast.com.



DRAFTING AND BIM MODELING

Gate Precast Company has drafting and BIM modeling openings at multiple locations.  Gate has engineering offices at each of their precast concrete plants located in Ashland City, TN, Hillsboro, TX, Jacksonville, FL, Kissimmee, FL, Monroeville, AL, Oxford, AL, Pearland, TX, and Winchester, KY, and satellite engineering/drafting offices in Brentwood, TN, Jacksonville, AR, and Lexington, KY.

Successful candidates will create production piece drawings and field erection drawings of architectural and structural precast/prestressed concrete systems for office buildings, schools, hospitals, stadiums, warehouses, and other commercial and institutional projects using Autodesk Revit and EDGE^Revit.

An associate’s degree in computer aided design and drafting or equivalent experience is required.  Candidates must be highly detail oriented with an ability to meet tight deadlines.  Preferred candidates will have experience detailing precast concrete products.

Send resumes to info@gateprecast.com



MASTER MOLD BUILDER — GATE PRECAST COMPANY, OXFORD, NC
P
urpose: 
Builds molds by studying blueprints and specifications; setting-up and operating equipment; verifying dimensions; assembling and finishing components
Duties:

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering and studying work orders, blueprints, drawings, sketches, specifications; checking equipment and tools; planning layout
  • Cuts and shapes wood components by determining appropriate methods for cutting, shaping, and assembling parts; setting-up and operating equipment, including power saws, planers, sanders, lathes, jointers, routers, and nailers; measuring and marking materials; verifying dimensions; trimming parts using hand tools, including planes, chisels, wood files, and sanders.
  • Assembles units by attaching parts and components using fasteners and adhesives; verifying dimensions; trimming and adjusting parts.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and legal regulations, including Material Safety Data Sheets, Occupational Safety and Health Act, and Environmental Protection Act.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions and established procedures; calling for repairs.
  • Controls costs by conserving use of equipment and supplies. Maintains quality production results by following organization standards.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Successful candidates will be self-motivated and committed team player, willing to work in a fast paced and exciting environment. Experience with a precast manufacturer is highly preferred.  Salary commensurate with experience.  

Please send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:
Attention:  Travis Fox, Mail: Gate Precast,  3800 Oxford Loop, Oxford, NC  27565


 
CARPENTERS, CONCRETE WORKERS AND GENERAL LABORERS  
Gate Precast Company has full-time positions for Carpenters, Concrete Workers and General Laborers at its precast concrete plants located in Hillsboro, TX, and Winchester, KY. Concrete and construction experience preferred but not required.  Excellent benefits.  Interviews Daily.  Apply on site. EEO employer.