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Careers 2017-07-07T13:16:33+00:00

The Brekhus Culture

Four Core Values inspire Brekhus’ culture of SAFETY * QUALITY * TEAMWORK; Employees at Brekhus embody Professionalism, Stewardship, Caring & Leadership to accomplish our mission:

“Brekhus is a service company that is committed to providing superior Quality, Timely & Professional Installations to both commercial and residential customers.”

Since its inception in 1998, Brekhus has built a reputation of Quality, Timely & Professional service, and has continued to evolve into a culture that embraces individual ownership, pride and collaboration between all employees.

Today, Brekhus continues to strive toward a higher purpose and commitment in achieving complete customer satisfaction through industry recognition, certification and being an employer of choice.

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FULL-TIME * COMPETITIVE PAY * BENEFITS

Medical Insurance * PTO * Company-Paid Life Insurance

Available Positions

FABRICATOR

Polish, edge, and finish stone products according to quality standards.

THE IMPORTANT WORK YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Router custom stone profiles; shape, trim or touch up roughed-out design with appropriate tools in order to finish the product.
  • Reface and repair stone.
  • Maintain production in accordance with the design specifications, time/completion schedules, quality standards and employee safety.
  • Thorough working knowledge and understanding of machine tooling, safe operation of tools, inserts, and chip breaker function.
  • Drill or cut into stone; verifying depths and dimension of cuts and finishes.
  • Attends and participates in scheduled meetings and/or trainings as required by COO or management.
  • Adhere to all Company Safety and Health rules, employee Handbook, and OSHA regulations.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work area.
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned by COO and/or senior management.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • At least two years of experience fabricating natural stone countertops.
  • Experience in stone fabrication industry.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with hand and power tools for granite installation.
  • General geological knowledge as applied to granite, marble and quartz preferred.
  • Forklift driving experience preferred.
  • Knowledge on Stone Material Handling
  • High School diploma or GED required; college degree preferred but not required, contingent upon qualifying experience.

SKILLS:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with clients and employees both verbally and written in the English language.
  • Ability to perform all types of edge work on stone; hone and refinish polished faces.
  • Ability to read and understand fabrication drawings; cut or shape stone according to drawings and/or templates.
  • Ability to perform basic and complex geometric and algebraic mathematical computations. It also requires the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, bar graphs, ratios and proportions to complex and practical situations.
  • General and practical knowledge of measuring tools, power tools, and equipment utilized in the tile and stone industry.
  • Willingness to adapt to and accept constructive feedback and implement necessary corrections in a timely manner.
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (i.e., eyeglasses, noise reducing equipment, waterproof gear, and steel toe shoes).
  • Ability to push, pull, and carry materials 50-100 lbs. and prolonged standing.
  • Flexibility and willingness to assume new duties/responsibilities as necessary in order to respond to fluctuating work hours driven by project/production needs.
  • Able to provide and encourage positive attitude of cooperation and collaboration with management and other team members.

YOUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and at jobsites, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office and machine equipment. May require extended hours in order to meet customer’s needs.
  • This position requires traveling between jobsites and Brekhus Marble & Granite/Brekhus Tile and Stone. Brekhus requires all employees who drive their personal or a company vehicle in the routine performance of their jobs to have a valid Driver’s License. They must also provide proof of valid insurance and clean MVR.

INSTALLER

Primary responsibility will be the installation of custom tile and stone in residential and commercial projects.

THE IMPORTANT WORK YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Measure and mark surfaces to be tiled, following blueprints or numbered sequences; seek any work order clarification from the Field Superintendent or Superintendent.
  • Clean and level the surface to be tiled; remove any old tile, grout and adhesive using chisels and scrapers and clean the surface carefully.
  • Mix mortar, plaster, or grout manually or using machines, according to specifications.
  • Mix and apply appropriate adhesives to form a bed for the tiles using brush, trowel, and/or screed; attach lath or waterproof paper, or apply cement mortar coat onto a metal screen.
  • Utilize and maintain all company tools and machines according to company policy.
  • Erect scaffolding or other installation structures.
  • Apply caulk, sealants, or other agents to installed surfaces; grout between joints.
  • Cut or shape stone, tile, or granite to specified sizes for installation, using power saws or tile cutters.
  • Transport materials, tools, and machines to installation sites as required.
  • Move or position materials, such as marble slabs, using cranes, hoists, or dollies.
  • Communicate effective daily progress to Field Superintendent, including continuous communication as necessary for scheduling purposes.
  • Complete time cards accurately and on time.
  • Adhere to and inspect quality control
  • Monitored inventory levels for jobs ensuring correct amount of product on hand
  • Report issues, changes and/or inventory to the Lead Installer, or Field Superintendent.
  • Attend meetings and training sessions as assigned by senior management.
  • Assist in the development and learning of Jr. Installers.
  • Adhere to the company’s policies and procedures as outlined in Employee Handbook, Company Safety and Health rules, OSHA regulations, and all other applicable federal and state regulations.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience of installing tiles (ceramic, marble, granite, etc.), laying out work, repairing and tile patching, preparing sub-surfaces, sealing surfaces, waterproofing, caulking, and grouting.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the installation of tile, stone and granite.
  • Ability to read technical drawings, math calculations (measuring, addition/subtraction, multiplication/division, ratios, percentages, dimensions, basic algebra, geometry, and their applications), oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with customers and coworkers.
  • Ability to perform physical activities pertaining to the essential functions of the position: Requires considerable use of arms/legs and moving of the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, kneeling, carrying and lifting 50-100lbs.
  • Detail and task-oriented, dependable, and professional.

YOUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50-100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and at jobsites, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office and machine equipment. May require extended hours in order to meet customer’s needs.
  • This position requires traveling between jobsites and Brekhus Marble & Granite/Brekhus Tile and Stone. Brekhus requires all employees who drive their personnel or a company vehicle in the routine performance of their jobs to have a valid Driver’s License. They must also provide proof of valid insurance.

JR. INSTALLER

Primary responsibility will be the installation of custom tile and stone in residential and commercial projects.

THE IMPORTANT WORK YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Learn & Preform the all aspects of stone and tile prep and installation, including;
  • Measure and mark surfaces to be tiled, following blueprints or numbered sequences; seek any work order clarification from the Foreman or Superintendent.
  • Clean and level the surface to be tiled; remove any old tile, grout and adhesive using chisels and scrapers and clean the surface carefully.
  • Mix mortar, plaster, or grout manually or using machines, according to specifications.
  • Mix and apply appropriate adhesives to form a bed for the tiles using brush, trowel, and/or screed; attach lath or waterproof paper, or apply cement mortar coat onto a metal screen.
  • Utilize and maintain all company tools and machines according to company policy.
  • Erect scaffolding or other installation structures.
  • Apply caulk, sealants, or other agents to installed surfaces; grout between joints.
  • Cut or shape stone, tile, or granite to specified sizes for installation, using power saws or tile cutters.
  • Transport materials, tools, and machines to installation sites as required.
  • Move or position materials, such as marble slabs, using cranes, hoists, or dollies.
  • Communicate effective daily progress to Foreman, including continuous communication as necessary for scheduling purposes.
  • Complete time cards accurately and on time.
  • Adhere to quality control standards,

Adhere to Company policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook, including, but not limited to; Safety and Health rules, OSHA regulations, and all other applicable federal and state regulations.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • Knowledge of stone and tile installation processes.
  • 0-1 year of experience of installing tiles (ceramic, marble, granite, etc.), laying out work, repairing and tile patching, preparing sub-surfaces, sealing surfaces, waterproofing, caulking, and grouting.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

SKILLS:

  • Ability to read technical drawings, math calculations (measuring, addition/subtraction, multiplication/division, ratios, percentages, dimensions, basic algebra, geometry, and their applications), oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform physical activities pertaining to the essential functions of the position: Requires considerable use of arms/legs and moving of the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, kneeling, carrying and lifting 50-100lbs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with customers and coworkers. Detail and task-oriented, dependable, and professional.
  • Ability to take direction and learn quickly.

YOUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50-100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and at jobsites, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office and machine equipment. May require extended hours in order to meet customer’s needs.
  • This position requires traveling between jobsites and Brekhus Marble & Granite/Brekhus Tile and Stone. Brekhus requires all employees who drive their personnel or a company vehicle in the routine performance of their jobs to have a valid Driver’s License. They must also provide proof of valid insurance.

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