Interested In Joining Our Team?

Hardman Construction is a leading deep foundation and bridge contractor serving the Midwest. Our company is proud of its superb reputation throughout the construction industry as an excellent place to work. We are dedicated to providing our employees with not only a safe and satisfying work environment, but a rewarding and lasting career! We invite you to complete an employment application.

Hardman Construction Employs:

Craft Laborers: Employees who perform a wide variety of tasks throughout all phases of construction such as:

  • Preparing and tearing down work sites
  • Assisting with placing concrete
  • Working with operators to get final grade
  • Utilizing tools like jackhammers or surveying equipment

Carpenters: Employees who follow building plans to complete numerous tasks from a project’s start to finish such as:

  • Driving steel, concrete, or wood piling into the earth
  • Welding or using other techniques to join materials
  • Working with many different tools to complete tasks

Operating Engineers: Employees who use heavy equipment to assist with construction needs such as:

  • Moving earth, concrete, wood, stone, or any other heavy materials
  • Placing heavy construction materials such as steel beams
  • Operating equipment that drills deep into the earth

We also employ a number of additional staff members including:

  • Project Managers and Engineers
  • Mechanics
  • Truck Drivers
  • Shop Fabricators
  • Administrative Personnel

For additional information on any of our positions, please contact Jami Klomp at 231-316-5324 or email .

Hardman Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment as specified by State and Federal regulations concerning age, sex, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, handicap, veteran status, marital status, weight, height or arrest record.

Open Positions

Shop Mechanic:

Hardman Construction is hiring a Shop Mechanic to join its team. This position is located at the shop in Ludington.  Responsibilities will include diagnosing and troubleshooting potential problems on heavy equipment, removing and installing components, using hand tools and diagnostic software, completing paperwork for work orders, testing and verifying correct operation of machinery, along with utilizing various fabrication techniques, all while maintaining safety and efficiency.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities

  • High School Diploma required
  • Experience or education in heavy equipment
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve potential mechanical issues on a daily basis
  • Skilled in the operation of a variety of tools and equipment used in the repair of trucks and heavy equipment
  • Ability to routinely lift up to 50 pounds, as well as occasionally lift up to 100 pounds with support
  • Desire to live in Michigan long-term.

Compensation and Benefits
The Shop Mechanic position includes the following:

  • Competitive hourly rate or salary, based experience
  • 100% employer-paid health benefits, including coverage for the employee and family
  • Employer sponsored 401k and retirement benefits
  • Training and Development opportunities, including both on-the-job training and formal training programs
  • Paid vacation and holidays


General Shop Employee:

Under the direction of the Shop Manager, the General Shop Employee is responsible for a wide range of duties that specifically support field personnel and construction operation. This person must be able to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

The position will be located in the shop at the Hardman Construction home office in Ludington. The majority of time will be spent welding and torching; utilizing other fabricating skills such as using various hand tools, reading prints, and paying attention to details; and numerous other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Integrity and trust
  • 100% commitment to safety
  • Positive, “Can Do” attitude
  • Proficiency in MIG, TIG, and stick welding techniques, along with the ability to torch cut preferred
  • Prior fabrication experience in a shop setting preferred
  • Interest in working for a mid-sized company where individual efforts have an impact

Compensation and Benefits

Our Company provides a comprehensive compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Employer-paid medical benefits (including family coverage)
  • Employer sponsored 401k plan and retirement benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing education and development opportunities

If interested in either of these positions, please complete an employment application and send a resume to Jami Klomp at


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