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Sanders Brothers Construction Management Trainee MT0521 in Charleston, South Carolina

Management Trainee – MT0521

Sanders Brothers Construction Company, Inc. is a fully bonded, licensed and insured general contractor of heavy highway, street and road construction located in North Charleston, South Carolina. Our area of work includes residential and commercial developments, as well as heavy highway and DOT construction. We have the capability of performing a turn-key site work package in-house to include cost estimation, project management, surveying, grading, asphalt paving, concrete curb and gutter and flatwork, storm drainage and water and sewer systems. We also have two asphalt production plants, an active concrete and asphalt recycling division which includes a mobile crusher that travels around the southeast, as well as a soil stabilization division.

Sanders Brothers Construction Company, Inc. is actively seeking individuals to enter our company as a Management Trainee. Trainees will spend on average twelve months working and learning every aspect of the company. This position does not require any professional or managerial experience, but does require a bachelor’s degree. The candidate needs to be self-motivated and have good oral and written communication skills. Upon completion, senior management will determine the best position for the individual based upon the knowledge, skills and abilities gained and capabilities demonstrated during the training as well as the needs and best interests of the Company and the individual. The individual will then be assigned a supervisor who will monitor his or her work performance to ensure that it is at the very least satisfactory.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work alongside General Superintendents, Superintendents, Foremen, Project Managers, Estimators and Surveyors in a supportive training role

  • Learn and contribute in a positive manner in all of the areas of Sanders Brothers Construction

  • Work on specific or multiple job-sites during the training period as assigned

  • To effectively lead a crew of 1 to 8 personnel on designated tasks

  • Complete all required safety and training course

  • Complete the entire training program

    Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Ability to perform and train requirements needed for selected employee developmental areas.

  • Ability to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 40 pounds of force regularly to move objects.

  • Must have the ability to stand/sit for long periods of time.

  • Flexible availability to include work hours needed to meet schedule; including nights, and weekends.

  • Work environments will vary making it necessary to tolerate weather conditions, such as rain and extreme temperatures. Employees may be exposed to dust, dirt, varying temperatures, loud noises, etc.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all types of individuals involved in construction projects.

  • Capable of interpreting and gather information from construction software, specifications, plan views, and details involved with various types of construction plans. Including, not limited to commercial, DOT, and residential.

  • Demonstrates a proactive standard in regards to management of personnel and equipment

  • Must be a college graduate of a 4 year undergraduate program.

  • Must possess good oral/interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • The candidate needs to be positive, enthusiastic and present him/herself in a professional manner.

  • Must have strong self-disciplined work habits.

  • Candidate must have a South Carolina driver’s license and a good motor vehicle driving record.

  • Candidates are encouraged to provide a 3-year MVR at the time of application.

  • All candidates must pass background prescreen and pre-employment drug test.

    Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Profit Sharing, 401K, Vacation and Holiday

    About Us: Sanders Brothers Construction is a fully bonded, license and insured general contractor of street & road construction, and asphalt manufacturing. Founded in the early 60’s, we continue to pride our company on the principles that laid the initial foundation for success: hard work, customer satisfaction and quality products and service.

    Sanders Brothers Construction, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. “EEO is the Law”