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Construction Worker

Department: Weatherization
Location: Independence, WI
Starting Wage: $19.65

Job Description:

Our Weatherization Program is hiring two construction workers for residential projects in Eau Claire, Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson and Clark counties.

Our two-person crews are based out of Pigeon Falls and visit homes throughout our service area and perform a variety of weatherization services, including:

  • Installing sidewall and attic insulation (primarily blown-in)
  • Minor construction work 
  • Air sealing, weather-stripping & caulking
  • Installing dryer vents and bathroom vents
  • Site prep and cleanup 

The standard schedule is four 10-hour days (Monday through Thursday) with the possibility of overtime. Applicants should have two years of practical experience or a technical degree in Residential Construction or a related field. A valid driver’s license is required. Must meet Western Dairyland's insurability requirements. Must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

The starting salary is $19.65 per hour based on experience. 

We offer a complete benefits package including:

  • Vacation, personal leave, holidays, sick leave
  • 120 hours of vacation each year
  • 28 hours of personal leave each year
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Sick leave accrued at 0.04615 hours per hour worked
    • approximately 6.6 hours sick leave per month
    • maximum accrued sick leave of 396 hours
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability agency paid 
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 6% match

401(k) plan with up to a 6% match 

Employees can contribute immediately. After 1 year of employment, the agency will contribute between 3 and 6 percent, dependent on the employee's contribution.


Health Insurance

  • 90% premiums covered for individual coverage
  • 75% premiums covered for additional coverage needed
  • $3,750 deductible reimbursement for individuals and up to $6,500 reimbursed for family deductibles
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both Health and Dependent Care

Dental Insurance

  • Single $34.92 per month
  • Family $103.04 per month

Additional Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program - fully paid
  • Basic Life Insurance - fully paid (plus additional group coverage amounts)
  • Flexible work schedule with generous accommodations for family, school, and volunteer commitments
  • Opportunities for continuing education, conferences, and classes
  • Employees have access to our Discount Marketplace
  • WDEOC is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. 

To Apply for this position:

1) Complete an affirmative action form on our website

2) Complete an online application at www.westerndairyland.org/jobs or send a cover letter and resume to Jeremiah Segerstrom Jeremiah.segerstrom@wdeoc.org  at or Jennifer Olson at Jennifer.olson@wdeoc.org.

 

The application deadline is Tuesday August 16, 2022. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  This agency is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

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