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Herzog companies was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry.


Herzog Contracting Corp. is seeking an Asphalt Laborer for the upcoming asphalt season in St. Joseph, MO.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties necessary in building state and local roadways, driveways, parking lots, etc. 
  • Operation of hand tools including, but not limited to rakes, shovels, picks etc. 
  • Operation of power saws and pneumatic jack hammers as well.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Must provide own transportation to and from job sites.
  • Must be able to work non-traditional hours – including nights and weekends.
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work with hot asphalt.
  • Must work well with others.
  • CDL preferred.  Class A – a plus.
  • 2 years in construction field preferred.
  • Equipment operating and truck driving abilities preferred.


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and endorsements as required per position.
  • Pass pre-employment DOT physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
  • This position requires you to pass and maintain a DOT medical evaluation to drive a Herzog commercial vehicle. 
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.



  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.



  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.


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It is the policy of Herzog Contracting Corp. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.