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Start building better today.

Are you ready to work with some of the best in the business? Contact us today to start your next commercial concrete project.

502.222.0303

4608 Old Lagrange Rd
Buckner, KY 40010

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Start building better today.

Are you ready to work with some of the best in the business? Contact us today to start your next commercial concrete project.

502.222.0303


East & Westbrook Construction Co. Inc. was founded as a concrete construction company in 1977. Through strategic partnerships and calculated growth, we now offer our clients a wide variety of regional and national construction services including plant maintenance. For over 40 years, East & Westbrook has worked with commercial and industrial clients to solve their most challenging construction problems.

Why is East & Westbrook a Great Place to Work?

There are many reasons why we are a great place to work. For starters, we are a family-run construction company that was founded in 1977. We offer excellent health, dental, and vision insurance benefits, with 90% of health insurance paid for by East & Westbrook. We offer a 401k, paid time off, and competitive wages based on experience. We promote from within, offering room for growth, ongoing professional development, and we follow rigid safety standards to ensure the safety of our team. 

One big thing that separates us from our competition is that we do not lay off our team members and 80% of our clients are repeat customers.

We genuinely care about the team members that work with us here at East & Westbrook. Our goal is to make you better, stronger, and faster than when you walked through our door. We believe in providing the opportunity to our team members, including cross-training in other sectors of the company, making you more rounded within the industry. We believe in training and allowing our employees to learn on the job through apprenticeships and quality training. If you are willing to learn, we are eager to teach. Most of our team members love what they do and enjoy going to work every day.

 

 

What Do You Value?

Our mission is to achieve the highest standards for Safety, Quality, and Performance to ensure we can be the employer of choice for our team members and the contractor of choice for our customers.

 

Safety is a core value at East & Westbrook, and we uphold the most rigid safety standards to ensure that our team goes home to their loved ones every night. It is not just because it is the law but because it is the right thing for our team members and clients. We take the trust that our team members and clients place in us very seriously.

 

Quality is as solid as the concrete foundations we build. To ensure we meet our top quality goal, we follow a comprehensive Quality Assurance manual that assists us in fulfilling our projects on time and on budget. Developing solid relationships with our clients is key to meeting the standards that our clients deserve. We stand firm on the merits and quality of our work.

 

Performance is crucial. There is zero room for error and cutting corners when looking to do the job right the first time around. Our team manages projects from conception to completion all across the country. Our top priority is always client satisfaction.  

Who Are You Hiring?

A Form Carpenter builds or creates frameworks or molds that retain wet concrete in constructing foundations and other concrete structures. Formwork carpenters assemble manufactured forms made of steel, wood, or heavy plastic. At East & Westbrook, we generally work with Symons forms, Doka forms, and Gate System forms. The work we do is structural in nature; either a structural foundation or a deep pit foundation t that holds back a lot of volume of concrete. Our Form Carpenters play an essential role at East & Westbrook as they are literally building the foundation for everything we do.

Skills Needed: 

  • Knowledge of building and construction
  • Knowledge of working with forms and concrete
  • Correctly interpret blueprints, specifications, and project plans to meet clients needs
  • The ability to work well with your hands
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Practical skills for repairing and maintaining equipment
  • Attention to detail

 

A Concrete Finisher is a skilled tradesperson that works with concrete by placing, finishing, protecting, and repairing concrete in engineering and construction projects. At East & Westbrook, we are looking for team members who understand working with 10,000 ft or greater slabs and know how to screed concrete in the middle of a large slab. Our finishers really put the shine on everything we do, with a quality look that is crisp and clean.

Skills Needed: 

  • Knowledge of building and construction
  • Knowledge of working with concrete on large projects, not just sidewalks, and driveways
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and plans
  • The ability to work well with your hands
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Practical skills for operating power tools and machinery

 

An Equipment Operator (Excavator) is a construction team member trained to use heavy construction machineries, such as cranes, bulldozers, backhoes, forklifts, dump trucks, and hydraulic truck cranes. An excavator’s primary role is to dig up soil and rocks to prepare a site for construction. The job of an Excavator can be highly demanding due to the sensitive nature of the heavy-duty machines. At East & Westbrook, we are looking for individuals that can dig a footer online into grade. They have knowledge of where the spoils piles need to go. We are looking for someone with a keen sense of precision. 

Skills Needed: 

  • Knowledge of building and construction
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment used in large construction projects (Back Hoe, Bulldozer, Front-End Loader, Graders)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and plans
  • General knowledge in maintenance of heavy equipment
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail

A Rodbuster is a team member who uses machines, equipment, tools, and blowtorches to shape steel rods in concrete projects. This individual shapes the iron rods and mesh for the placement of cement. Along with pliers, our rodbusters wear a wire reel on their belts to tie steel. We are looking for someone that knows about tying steel flat and for walls. 

  • Knowledge of building and construction
  • Knowledge of true steel tying and not twisting
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and plans
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail

According to Tim Ernst, the main company goal is “To make East & Westbrook a place that people want to come and be a part of. We are looking for individuals that take a lot of pride in the quality of the work and are looking for a long-term career. We are seeking individuals that possess the following qualities…”

  • Dependability
  • Positive Attitude 
  • Professionalism
  • Customer Service Based
  • Service-Oriented

 

A Concrete Foreman has primary responsibilities for the day-to-day operations of the crew or multiple projects for all construction projects. Project staffing and selection of required equipment to perform tasks in line with budgeted cost and production schedules are necessary. Safe, efficient production will be a primary concern of this position. Project planning will be necessary to achieve the goals of production and safety, as well as the timely completion of projects.

Skills Needed:

  • 5 plus years of industry experience.  
  • Reads and understands technical information.
  • Strong leadership and supervision.
  • Aptitude in math and strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Good communication and organization.    
  • Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, and customer-focused.
  • Must be able to complete STA’s, Equipment Checklists, and complete Hot Work forms not excluding an understanding of the permit processes.

 

To learn more about East & Westbrook’s current career opportunities and to apply, visit our Careers page or call 502-222-0303.

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East & Westbrook Construction Co. Inc. has worked with commercial and industrial clients for more than 40 years to solve their most challenging construction problems. Through strategic partnership and calculated growth, we now offer our clients a wide variety of construction services both regionally and nationally. Today, 80% of our projects come from repeat customers. Our foundation is built on safety, quality, and performance. Lastly, East & Westbrook was awarded by Louisville Business First the Best Place to Work Award. For more information about starting your next project or joining our team, call 502-222-0303.