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Shop Assistant

NEBCO, Inc. (In Kind) Lincoln, NE


Company Background:

Constructors Inc., a NEBCO Company, is one of the largest heavy highway paving, asphalt paving and concrete paving companies in Southeastern Nebraska.   For more information about Constructors, visit

NEBCO’s story has been one of longevity, diversity and continued growth. NEBCO is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, with more than 1,100 employees spanning 50 locations across Nebraska.  Since 1908 NEBCO has grown to become one of Nebraska’s most diversified and successful privately-owned businesses.    For more information about NEBCO, visit

Job Summary:

Constructors, looking for a highly motivated Shop Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, a hard worker and reliable. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Assist shop mechanics with daily tasks.

Drive company vehicle to pick up and deliver shop parts.

Clean and maintain maintenance facilities and areas according to established company standards.

Meet the obligations under the Workplace Health and Safety Act and the Environmental Protection Act.  Adhere to safety standards established by the company.

Organize both the shop and shop yard on a regular basis.

Detail and wash company equipment.

Operate a fork lift around the shop and shop yard.

Must observe and practice safety standards and policies of the department.Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements and Education:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to become forklift certified in a reasonable period of time.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the company program.
  • Employee must be able to operate hand tools, edging tools, power grinders, edging saws and shovels. 
  • Must be able to work according to seasonal and order demand schedule. 
  • Must be able to safely maneuver a truck over varied terrain.

Benefits Include:

Work Environment:

Employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

This is a physically demanding job that regularly requires the employee to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, and talk or hear.

The employee must be able to pull or lift heavy boxes about ranging from 50 to 100 pounds to waist height.

When operating the push concrete saw, this does require 100 pounds 20 feet of force using arms and shoulders to move the saw through concrete product. 

Does require bending for hand held cut saw. 

Must be able to climb into the bed of a 1 ton truck to fuel the air compressor on/off. 

Will drag the air hose to approximately 50 feet to force air out of the pipe. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. 

Employee is required to do general concrete labor with forms and shovel when needed. 

Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment while performing the job.

The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.

The employee is occasionally exposed to hot and cold weather conditions.

The noise level will very while in the field. Work may be away from home requiring overnight stays possibly a week at a time or longer.

This is a non-smoking campus and facility.

Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements. Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with fit for employment screening (if required) are required as conditions of employment. 

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: Call us at 402-434-1212

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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Date Posted November 24, 2022
Date Closes December 24, 2022
Requisition 750667
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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