• Demonstrate competent operations of equipment
  • Perform tasks such as loading material, grading, excavating and leveling materials per specifications
  • Perform precise excavating and grading work
  • Ability to understand plans and grade stakes to complete tasks per specification
  • Works well with others
  • Set the pace expected by Foreman


  • Safety oriented
  • Daily maintenance and cleaning of equipment
  • Commercial driver’s license preferred (not required)
  • Proficient operation of heavy equipment including dozers, excavators, graders, loaders, skid steers, off-road trucks, packers and scrapers
  • Basic math skills
  • Excavating and grading using GPS and lasers
  • Ability to follow procedures and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to make decisions and problem solve
  • Accept responsibility for actions
  • Time management
  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities and individuals
  • Communicate with Superintendent and co-workers
  • Be dependable and trustworthy
  • Able to work in Minnesota and North Dakota
  • Pass pre-employment drug test
  • EEO Drug Free Work environment
    • Position is considered Safety Sensitive


  • Competitive prevailing wage
  • 401K/Roth
  • Health Insurance
  • HSA
  • Bonus opportunities


Company Information

Gladen Construction, Inc. is a third generation family owned company in north central Minnesota, that’s involved in all types of Heavy and Highway Construction.  Our main office and shop is located 14 miles south of Bemidji, MN on US highway 71. 

As a company we have talents and expertise that enable us to be more diversified, such as all types of Excavating, Grading, Large Box Culverts, Piping, Utilities, Reclamation, State, County, Township, Railroad, and Mining work.  Our employees have good ideas and have the work ethic of our parents and grandparents.  Gladen Construction Inc. is proud of the work we do and personnel that motivate our company.  With our fleet of modern equipment, a very competent group of supervisory personnel and experienced operators, Gladen Construction Inc. is confident that we can do any type of earth moving projects in the Highway and Heavy Construction fields. 


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.