What you can see above ground in a major construction project, such
as a shopping center,
apartment building or a bridge, reveals only part of a
builder's concerns. That's because differences in soil composition,
water saturation and the potential for hazards like sinkholes and
underground swamps can make the quest for a solid base to build upon an
Likewise, for Coastal Caisson, a
Pasco County company situated north of Tampa that seeks skilled workers to
serve the deep foundation construction market
in the southeastern United States.
The company employs a wide
range of workers, including engineers and skilled technicians, to help
provide foundation solutions for industrial, commercial, residential
and government construction projects.
"We're always looking for mechanics and laborers, but we're also
looking to fill some skilled and professional positions like engineers
and project managers," says Tiffany Wind, human resources manager.
Qualified individuals include site safety officers, site superintendents
project estimators. The abilities to read schematics and to multitask
particularly valued, she says. The company normally employs about 150
people, depending on
Wind says Coastal Caisson stays busy with projects
in the Tampa Bay region and elsewhere, such as installing ductile-driven
piles at the Bella Sol condominiums
in Apollo Beach and helping widen
Interstate 95 in Brunswick, GA.
"We hire locally and travel
our workers so the jobs stay in Pasco County," says Wind. She also says
Coastal Caisson likes to promote from within as a way to help the
company grow and keep expertise.
Source: Tiffany Wind, Coastal Caisson