Careers

At Yates Construction, we recognize that our success lies in the commitment, passion, and integrity of our construction professionals.

Careers

At Yates Construction, we recognize that our success lies in the commitment, passion, and integrity of our construction professionals.

Construction Field Job Openings & Careers

Click the current openings button below to see what construction job openings we are currently offering.

Our construction field job openings offer diverse choices for a career path. Yates Construction works hard to provide an environment that is both challenging and rewarding for a long-term career in construction. If you’d like to be a part of our team, you may contact us at 601-656-5411 or submit your resume below.

Yates Construction is proud to be an employer and active recruiter of men and women transitioning out of the military. We value our service members and greatly appreciate their efforts in serving our country. Yates Construction can provide meaningful, challenging construction career opportunities where military skills and experience translate well into a construction career as both craft and management professionals. Yates participates in a variety of recruitment programs including Build Your Future’s Hard Hat Heroes, an NCCER initiative, which allows veterans to receive credit for skills and training received while in the service.

If you are interested in applying for one of our construction job openings, click the button below to get started on your career with Yates Construction.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING

Yates Construction is committed to providing the support, training, and educational programs needed to allow for professional development and high quality performance within our construction field jobs and careers. We recognize that training is an investment in our future and enhances productivity and morale. Training also promotes continuous improvement, which is a critical component of our continued success.

Workforce Development

A primary goal of Yates Construction is to maintain qualified and trained craft workers. Yates Construction provides craft training through a standardized training program using the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Contren Learning Series. This program provides employees with hands on training that increases their knowledge base and skill set. In turn, this makes our workforce more productive and efficient. The program also provides Yates Construction the ability to assess the knowledge and skill level of our employees by Assessment Certification testing and use the results to target specific training needs. Yates Construction has collected several awards with regard to our workforce development program.

Mentoring Program

The Yates Construction mentor program builds one-on-one relationships between employees for the opportunities to build new skills, create a better work environment, enhance technical and managerial performance, and leverage the knowledge and experience of all Yates Construction employees. The mentoring program is aligned with company policies and procedures and is used as guidelines to help new employees become better leaders and builders.

Seminars and Continued Education

Yates Construction provides multiple training seminars and workshops to assure that our employees are provided with the tools and instructions to keep pace with changes in the industry and perform at the highest level.

Internship Opportunities

Each year, Yates Construction recruits students from universities and colleges across the country. Our college recruiting program allows us to connect with students through student organizations, career fairs, and on-campus interviews. Our goal is to meet students with strong academic backgrounds who are passionate about pursuing a career in the construction industry and have the potential of becoming future leaders in our company.

Our internship program provides students with an opportunity to learn about different building types and delivery methods and to gain hands-on experience. We help establish the right career paths by carefully matching students with positions related to their academic and career goals.

We will be visiting your campus soon, and we invite you to learn more about our opportunities. Don’t see your college campus? Click here to submit an inquiry, and someone from our recruiting team will contact you.

 

School Date Event
Georgia Southern University 8/31/2022 Fall 2022 STEM In-person Career Fair
The University of Alabama Huntsville 8/31/2022 Fall 2022 Career Fair
Mississippi State University 9/8/2022 Building Science
The University of Texas in San Antonio 9/9/2022
Louisiana State University 9/14/2022 Fall Engineering Networking Reception
Louisiana State University 9/15/2022 – 9/16/2022 Career Expo – All majors
Auburn University 9/20/2022 Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Fall 2022 Career Fair
Auburn University 9/21/2022 Fall 2022 Building Science Career
Virginia Tech 9/21/2022 Myers-Lawson School of Construction
Brigham Young University 9/22/2022 Civil & Construction Fair
The University of Mississippi 9/22/2022 Fall 2022 Engineering, Manufacturing, & Technology Day
Kennesaw State University 9/27/2022 2022 Fall STEM Job, Co-op, & Internship Fair
Murray State University 9/27/2022 Fall 2022 Career Expo
Georgia Tech 9/28/2022
Milwaukee School of Engineering 9/28/2022 – 9/29/2022 Fall 2022 Career Fair
Jackson State University 9/29/2022 2022 Career Expo
Texas State University 9/29/2022
Western Kentucky University 10/5/2022 STEM (Construction) Career Fair Fall 2022
The University of Southern Mississippi 10/11/2022 2022 Fall Computing & Construction Career & Internship Fair
The University of Tennessee 10/11/2022 2022 Herbert College of Agriculture & Construction Career Fair
Middle Tennessee State University 10/19/2022 Concrete & Construction Management Fair
The University of West Florida 10/26/2022 2022 All Majors Career & Internship Fair
Ferris State University 10/27/2022 In-Person Fall 2022 Career & Internship Fair

 

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING

Yates Construction is committed to providing the support, training, and educational programs needed to allow for professional development and high quality performance within our construction field jobs and careers. We recognize that training is an investment in our future and enhances productivity and morale. Training also promotes continuous improvement, which is a critical component of our continued success.

Workforce Development

A primary goal of Yates Construction is to maintain qualified and trained craft workers. Yates Construction provides craft training through a standardized training program using the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Contren Learning Series. This program provides employees with hands on training that increases their knowledge base and skill set. In turn, this makes our workforce more productive and efficient. The program also provides Yates Construction the ability to assess the knowledge and skill level of our employees by Assessment Certification testing and use the results to target specific training needs. Yates Construction has collected several awards with regard to our workforce development program.

Mentoring Program

The Yates Construction mentor program builds one-on-one relationships between employees for the opportunities to build new skills, create a better work environment, enhance technical and managerial performance, and leverage the knowledge and experience of all Yates Construction employees. The mentoring program is aligned with company policies and procedures and is used as guidelines to help new employees become better leaders and builders.

Seminars and Continued Education

Yates Construction provides multiple training seminars and workshops to assure that our employees are provided with the tools and instructions to keep pace with changes in the industry and perform at the highest level.

Internship Opportunities

Each year, Yates Construction recruits students from universities and colleges across the country. Our college recruiting program allows us to connect with students through student organizations, career fairs, and on-campus interviews. Our goal is to meet students with strong academic backgrounds who are passionate about pursuing a career in the construction industry and have the potential of becoming future leaders in our company.

Our internship program provides students with an opportunity to learn about different building types and delivery methods and to gain hands-on experience. We help establish the right career paths by carefully matching students with positions related to their academic and career goals.

We will be visiting your campus soon, and we invite you to learn more about our opportunities. Don’t see your college campus? Click here to submit an inquiry, and someone from our recruiting team will contact you.

 

School Date Event
Georgia Southern University 8/31/2022 Fall 2022 STEM In-person Career Fair
The University of Alabama Huntsville 8/31/2022 Fall 2022 Career Fair
Mississippi State University 9/8/2022 Building Science
The University of Texas in San Antonio 9/9/2022
Louisiana State University 9/14/2022 Fall Engineering Networking Reception
Louisiana State University 9/15/2022 – 9/16/2022 Career Expo – All majors
Auburn University 9/20/2022 Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Fall 2022 Career Fair
Auburn University 9/21/2022 Fall 2022 Building Science Career
Virginia Tech 9/21/2022 Myers-Lawson School of Construction
Brigham Young University 9/22/2022 Civil & Construction Fair
The University of Mississippi 9/22/2022 Fall 2022 Engineering, Manufacturing, & Technology Day
Kennesaw State University 9/27/2022 2022 Fall STEM Job, Co-op, & Internship Fair
Murray State University 9/27/2022 Fall 2022 Career Expo
Georgia Tech 9/28/2022
Milwaukee School of Engineering 9/28/2022 – 9/29/2022 Fall 2022 Career Fair
Jackson State University 9/29/2022 2022 Career Expo
Texas State University 9/29/2022
Western Kentucky University 10/5/2022 STEM (Construction) Career Fair Fall 2022
The University of Southern Mississippi 10/11/2022 2022 Fall Computing & Construction Career & Internship Fair
The University of Tennessee 10/11/2022 2022 Herbert College of Agriculture & Construction Career Fair
Middle Tennessee State University 10/19/2022 Concrete & Construction Management Fair
The University of West Florida 10/26/2022 2022 All Majors Career & Internship Fair
Ferris State University 10/27/2022 In-Person Fall 2022 Career & Internship Fair

 

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