Field Positions North & South
Construction Land Development Positions RIPA & Associates
Construction Land Development Positions RIPA & Associates
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Field Positions Available

RIPA is hiring in both the Northern and Southern regions of Central, Florida.

RIPA and Associates is headquartered in Tampa, Florida located at 1409 Tech Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33619, which is referred to as the Northern location. In January 2019, RIPA officially opened its second office in Venice, Florida located at 108 Triple Diamond Blvd, North Venice, Florida 34275. At both locations “walk in” applicants for field jobs are accepted; if possible comes with the full application completed to expedite the process. Click below to download the application.

Applicants for the Northern location must reside in the following counties:

  • Hernando
  • Pasco
  • Pinellas
  • Hillsborough
  • Manatee

Applicants for the Southern location must reside in the following counties:

  • South Manatee
  • Sarasota
  • De Soto
  • Port Charlotte
Download PDF Application

Position Descriptions

RIPA & Associates is always seeking to grow it’s team. Below is a description of positions that RIPA is always interviewing for in both locations. 

Pipe Layers

This position is responsible for preparing and installing the underground pipelines for storm, sanitation, drains and/or water main.

Hillman

This position is responsible for providing support and assistance to the Pipe Layer.  A Hillman will be involved in the general installation of the pipes.

Superintendents

Underground Utilities & Earthwork/Roadwork experience required; applicant also must have detailed knowledge of commercial/residential construction. Duties include coordinating with Project Managers, Subcontractors, Vendors and Foremen. Minimum of five years experience in similar position preferred.

Project Managers

Applicant must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a project manager, project engineer, and/or estimator. Candidate shall have detailed knowledge of commercial/residential construction materials and methods. The candidate must possess strong organizational, communication, and computer proficiency skills. Duties include: communicating with owners and subcontractors, writing purchase orders and subcontracts, scheduling, invoicing, estimating, takeoffs and coordinating with job-site superintendents while maintaining a positive client relationship on multiple projects

Estimators

The following requirements are required when there is an opening for this position. The majority of professional experience needs to be in earthwork, utilities and roadwork construction required. A minimum of 5 years in Civil Construction estimating highly preferred. This position requires the candidate to be able to immediately begin producing estimates for site development, utilities and roadwork estimates. Civil engineering or related construction degree a plus, but not required. DOT Estimating experience also a plus. Selected candidate must have acceptable driving record.

Equipment Operator

Operator positions require a performance test to be conducted by either a RIPA Foreman or RIPA Superintendent. Appointments for testing are arranged ONLY after employment history is verified and ONLY through Human Resources.

Operator positions require the employee to provide his or her own transportation to job-sites. Projects typically range throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco Counties, but are sometimes beyond that range. Saturday hours are often required; holiday hours are sometimes required.

Laborers

The job duties of a general laborer vary. They may include cleaning and preparing a job site, loading and delivering materials, and using a variety of tools and machines such as blowtorches, forklifts, levels, lifts, power drills, grinders, saws, pressure washers, and water spraying equipment.

Support Services

Skilled, Semi-skilled and Unskilled Laborers: Ripa has a range of labor-type positions on concrete finishing crews, road crews, and pipe crews. Skilled labor positions require related and verifiable experience.

Laborer positions require the employee to provide his or her own transportation to jobsites. Jobsites typically range throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco Counties, but are sometimes beyond that range. Saturday hours are often required; holiday hours are sometimes required.

There are occasionally openings in our Accounting, Fleet Management and Administrative Assistant positions at RIPA & Associates. Appropriate skill sets and required experience will be listed with any job postings for these jobs.