Careers

Looking for a true TEAM environment?

At Universal Services, our goal is to create a team of employees that enjoy what they do and strive to do it better. We want to be the kind of company where you not only know your colleagues, but also care about them and enjoy working with them. We believe that happy employees lead to happy customers.

To apply for a job with Universal Services, please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to: admin@universalservicesms.com or fill the form.

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Current Open Positions


LOCATION: HUNTSVILLE, AL

JOB/COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Universal Services LLC offers the unique capability of in-house design, fabrication, and installation; saving cost, schedule, and coordination. Since 2004, Universal has provided quality electrical, mechanical, structural, and CNC Machining services in a safe, reliable, efficient, and environmentally sound manner. With over 100 combined years experience, we strive to become the partner of choice by utilizing teams of professionals who work together safely to complete projects on time, manage cost, and exceed our customer’s expectations. At Universal Services, our goal is to create a team of employees that enjoy what they do and strive to do it better. We want to be the kind of company where you not only know your colleagues, but also care about them and enjoy working with them. We believe that happy employees lead to happy customers.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for appropriately evaluating the cost of a project, and evaluating the cost to take on that project. The candidate will be familiar with our competitive advantages as an organization and will be able to communicate those to our benefit throughout the bidding process.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Ability to manage complete bid process including general conditions
• Perform cost comparison and analysis
• Recruit and maintain relationships with quality reliable trade contractors, vendors, and suppliers
• Estimate and cost all plans
• Compile accurate quantity take-offs
• Establish and monitor budgets for all construction phases
• Help identify cost-saving techniques, materials, and procedures
• Monitor plan changes.
• Estimate prices of all changes.
• Manage subcontractor solicitation
• Experience drafting subcontractor scopes of work
• Ability to read and understand Contract Drawings and Specifications
• Maintain knowledge of competitive advantages in the industry to aid bidding process
• Resolve cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 5+ years of construction experience preferred
• Travel to job sites
• Ability to work evenings or weekends as needed
• Familiarity with blueprints and ability to read plans
• Proficient with MS Suite, Bluebeam, or similar takeoff software

Universal Services, LLC is and Equal Opportunity Employer


LOCATION: LEAKESVILLE, MS

Temporary position with opportunity for full time position depending on workload and performance.

Hourly pay rate will be dependent on experience.

Universal Services, LLC is and Equal Opportunity Employer

LOCATION: LEAKESVILLE, MS

Temporary position with opportunity for full time position depending on workload and performance.

Hourly pay rate will be dependent on experience.

Universal Services, LLC is and Equal Opportunity Employer

LOCATION: NEW ORLEANS, LA

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position of Pipe/Drainage Foreman will direct and manage the construction tasks and activities of craft and labor crews. The Pipe/Drainage Foreman and crew will be responsible for installing storm drain with 15” to 48” reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) in a safe and productive manner. This position manages the means and methods of the crew.

Rehab Drainage System Project includes demo of  8”, 12” & 21” U.C.P. and replace with new 15” & 48” RCP, precast inlet boxes and manholes.

DUTIES:

  • Coordinates and supervises daily activities of a 2-7 person crew.
  • Assist in directing field and subcontractor personnel to meet schedule and production goals.
  • Uses instruments such as lasers, grade rods, eye levels and transit levels to set appropriate grade for pipe installation.
  • Utilizes heavy equipment to excavate, install and backfill drainage pipe.
  • Sequences pipe installation to reduce inference with other project activities and the public.
  • Continually inspects work site, surveying for potential hazards or safety concerns.
  • Responsible for crew safety. Establishes safe work environment that complies with the Company and Client safety program.
  • Observes assigned equipment to detect machinery malfunctions. Assures the proper operation and maintenance of equipment.
  • Assist in the coordination of construction activities.
  • Maintains an organized job site.
  • Comply with federal, state and company environmental policies.

Note: The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ABILITIES:

Position requires employee to frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, handle objects, reach outward, and reach above head and shoulders, climb, squat, kneel, bend, and occasionally lift carry/push/pull/move/drag on flat ground or steep slopes up to 50 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is outdoors. Working conditions range from frigid to hot temps, high winds, flying dust, slipping hazard conditions, and frequently exposed to loud noise from heavy equipment and machinery.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-Minimum of three (3) years of experience of progressive responsibility on similar RCP drainage construction projects.

U.S. citizen or U.S. national

Must have a clean background check, required to work on US Government site.

Universal Services, LLC is and Equal Opportunity Employer

2004

Year Established

3000+

Projects Completed

1800+

Satisfied Customers