Careers

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

As a family-owned business, our fun, friendly culture has stayed consistent even as our business has continued to expand. We aim to provide employees a collaborative workplace that gives each individual the opportunity to grow into a career they are proud of. Our goal is to hire employees that share our purpose and values, and to support, develop, and challenge every employee to create strong teams.

Tapani Crew
Tapani Crew
Tapani Crew
Tapani Crew

Our Benefits

 Tapani is committed to a comprehensive benefit program that supports our employee goals of health, security, and positive work-life balance. Our benefits & perks include some of the most comprehensive options in the industry. 

We offer two, shared-cost medical insurance options with a third free option upon participation in our wellness program. Additional voluntary insurance options include: Dental, Vision, and a wide variety of Supplemental insurances.

Other Health and Wellness benefits include:
  • Life Insurance (Company sponsored & voluntary)
  • Wellness Program with significant insurance premium deductions and prizes
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with monthly company contribution
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (Company sponsored & voluntary)
  • Short-term & Long-term Disability (voluntary)
  • Hospitalization & Accident Insurance (voluntary)

We offer competitive pay which is regularly compared to industry benchmarks. Hotel & Per Diem is provided for out-of-town employees required to travel.

We use employee development plans and annual evaluations among other methods to help employees to grow and advance in their career. In addition, we are committed to providing continuous training opportunities for employees to advance their skills. Most of the training takes place at one of Tapani’s training facilities.

Our training includes:
  • Onboarding training
  • Skills development
  • Leadership training
  • Software system training
  • In-field safety trainings and certifications

We support employees’ long term wealth by offering 401(k) options with up to 4% employer match. Employees also have the option to speak with financial advisors to help assist them in their financial and retirement planning as well as investment management.

All employees accumulate paid time off based on their tenure. There is no “use it or lose it” system on PTO – if accrued PTO hours are not used by the end of the calendar year, they will roll over to the next year.

  • New Hire issuance of Tapani Apparel & $75 Yearly Company Store Allowance 
  • Annual Employee + Family Summer Picnic 
  • Annual Thanksgiving Turkey
  • Annual Christmas Ham

We offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a free and confidential benefit to assist employees and their families with any personal issues, large or small. Our EAP program offers help in the following areas:

  • Financial
  • Mental Health
  • Personal Well-being
  • Legal Issues
  • Family Resources

Employee Testimonials

Job Openings

 Our commitment to our core values has led to continued company growth and advancement opportunities for existing employees, creating the need for additional teammates. We are always looking for talented, skilled, dedicated, and highly motivated people to join our team. Check out our job listings below! 

 

Didn't find the right fit?

We are always on the lookout for qualified candidates. Use our general application for all other positions.

CAREER OPTIONS

Tapani has an incredible array of career options, with employees currently working in over 100 unique positions. Although we aren’t actively hiring for all positions, here’s an idea of the career possibilities available to you.
  • Apprentice Laborer
  • Laborer
  • Structures Laborer
  • Apprentice Carpenter
  • Carpenter
  • Pipe Layer
  • Apprentice Operator
  • Operator
  • Foreman
  • Structures Foreman
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Superintendent
  • Structures Superintendent
  • General Superintendent
  • Project Management
    • Assistant Project Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Senior Project Manager
    • Project Director
  • Estimating
    • Estimating Admin
    • Assistant Estimator
    • Estimator
    • Lead Estimator
    • Senior Lead Estimator
  • Virtual Design & Construction
    • Civil CAD Tech
    • GPS CAD/BIM Modeler
    • GPS Field Technician
    • GPS Manager
  • Parts Purchaser
  • Parts Runner
  • Assistant Equipment Manager
  • Equipment Coordinator
  • Equipment Dispatch
  • Fleet Director
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance Tech Assistant
  • Maintenance Tech
  • Maintenance Tech Supervisor
  • Shop Admin
  • Shop Laborer
  • Shop Foreman
  • Shop Manager
  • Shop Mechanic
  • Field Mechanic
  • Field Mechanic Supervisor
  • Welder / Fabrication
  • Fabrication Drafter Assistant
  • Fabrication Foreman
  • Fabrication Manager
  • General
    • Office Manager
    • Receptionist
  • Accounting
    • Accounting Manager
    • Accounts Payable Admin
    • Accounts Receivable Admin
    • Corporate Treasurer
  • Payroll
    • Payroll Admin
    • Payroll Manager
  • Marketing
    • Marketing Coordinator
    • Marketing Assistant
  • Special Projects
    • Special Project Administrator
    • Special Projects Assistant
  • IT
    • Business Systems Analyst
    • Business Systems Manager
    • IT Data Analyst
    • IT Help Desk
    • IT Manager
    • IT System Administrator
    • Software Developer
  • Support Services Laborer
  • Sweeper Operator
  • Vacuum Truck Laborer
  • Vacuum Truck Operator
  • Delivery Driver
  • Erosion Control Driver
  • Erosion Control Inspector
  • Erosion Control Manager
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Health and Safety Director
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Safety Coordinator
  • Safety Officer
  • Truck Driver
  • Foreman
  • Laborer
  • Office Manager
  • Office Personnel
  • Operator
  • Superintendent
  • Facilities Cleaner
  • Facilities Lead
  • Facilities Personnel
  • Facilities Supervisor
  • Flagger
  • TCS
  • Traffic Control Lead
  • Traffic Control Manager
  • Small Tools Coordinator
  • Small Tools Delivery Driver
  • Small Tools Manager
  • Small Tools Mechanic
  • Small Tools Personnel
  • Dump Truck Driver (TU)
  • Lowboy Driver
  • Stellar Truck Driver
  • Dump Truck Driver (TT)
  • TT Superintendent

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. We partner with the Northwest College of Construction to offer apprenticeship programs to carpenters, laborers, and heavy equipment operators. Apprentices receive extensive on-the-job training and classroom instruction. 

Yes. If you are looking for an internship, please apply through an open application and specify the type of internship you are interested in. We are excited to have motivated interns to join us and the possibility to offer internships depends on the need in each department. 

Tapani is always accepting applications. Once you have submitted your application a supervisor in the appropriate department will review it. If a supervisor is interested in bringing you in for an interview then they (or someone from Human Resources) will reach out to you to schedule a time to meet. If you do not hear back in regards to your application, you are welcome to call Human Resources to check in and/or resubmit another application. 

Employee benefits start the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

We have projects throughout Oregon and Washington, with the majority of them located within a few hours of the Vancouver/Portland area and Tri-cities areas. Although our goal is to obtain as much local work as possible for our crews so they can make it home every night, some of our projects require out of town work.

Tapani does not require degrees to qualify for hire. Instead, we strive to train and develop motivated and hard working employees to the skills and requirements of the job. Most of our positions require a GED or High School diploma. Some positions require further education or certifications which are specified in the job description or during the hiring process. A few of our positions require certifications, such as a Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS) and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).