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Bowen Engineering
Nashville, Tennessee
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Part Time, Seasonal

About Bowen:

Bowen is a national construction company that works primarily in the Water, Wastewater, Industrial and Energy sectors. Regularly listed as one of ENR's top 50 environmental contractors, Bowen works on projects that improve the quality of the air we breathe and the water we use every day. When you turn on the faucet, flush the toilet or flip the light switch - you are using the infrastructure that Bowen builds and maintains every day. Bowen self-performs site work, concrete, underground utility work, structural steel, equipment setting, millwright, mechanical and process piping and boilermaker construction.

Bowen Culture:

At Bowen our purpose is growing people, and our team is our greatest asset. We share credit for success and never walk away from a problem when there is a challenge. We have genuine concern for others. We are employee-owned. We work hard every day to build the toughest projects. We are not perfect, and we will always aim to continuously improve. If you are a hardworking, creative person who is seeking to build a career, let us know. We are growing, and we need your help.


The Laborer is normally responsible for basic manual tasks such as clean up, assisting senior crafts people, movement of materials and tools and performing Safety Fire Watch and Hole Watch duties. The Laborer will work closely with other team members with a goal of obtaining sufficient knowledge and experience, en route to becoming a B-Mechanic Apprentice. He or she will assist other team members in all assigned tasks.

Bowen is a merit shop contractor supporting a team working environment. As such, all team members will be required from time to time to perform other duties that they are qualified to perform, outside of this job description and their normal work function. This team member shall work as a Laborer until such time has occurred that the necessary knowledge and experience (documented) have been met to enable the Laborer to advance (by testing and certification) to the position of B-Mechanic Apprentice.


  • Complete assigned tasks with safety and quality in a timely manner.                   
  • Housekeeping of job site.
  • Work within Bowen and client policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates proper use and care of tools and equipment.
  • Confined Space Attendant.
  • Fire Watch.
  • Supplied Air Attendant.
  • Completion of JSA’s.
  • Fully participate in the health, safety, quality, and environmental processes.
  • Is an ambassador for Bowen to the client, other contractors, and the public.


  • Use of a tape measure
  • Set up and connect welding leads and air hoses
  • Proper set up and connect of oxygen/acetylene burning outfit.
  • Use of mop, shovel, broom, etc.
  • Tape coating underground pipe.
  • Anti-seize bolts.
  • Installation and removal of isolation devices (blinding, LOTO, etc.)
  • Use of tag line to unload pipe and equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of pipe and exchanger insulation.
  • Basic math.
  • Basic hand and power tool knowledge.
  • Basic grouting skills.
  • Basic carpentry skills
  • Basic knowledge of construction terminology
  • Read and understand the use of permits, work authorizations, JSA’s, and associated procedures
  • Ability to effectively receive and communicate verbal directions from supervisors, clients, managers, and other team members.
  • Complete appropriate Bowen skills assessment test(s).
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to certify as a Confined Space Attendant, Supplied Air Overseer, Fire Watch, and Supplied Air Attendant, if required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license or other government issued identification.
  • Must comply with Bowen’s drug and alcohol policy.
  • Able to pass physical examination, pre-employment if necessary as required by Bowen.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairways.
  • Must be able to carry 50 lbs. of tools and/or materials.
  • Must be able to work at elevated heights as well as in confined spaces (towers, vessels, excavations, etc.)
  • Must be able to work extended hours on your feet on uneven surfaces (dirt, concrete, asphalt, mud, gravel, etc.)
  • Must be clean shaven and able to work while wearing a respirator and other PPE, when required.
  • Must be able to pass applicable site-specific training.
  • Knowledge of refinery and chemical plant hazards which may require special precautions and PPE, such as Sulfuric, H2S and HF.
  • Must undertake the appropriate safety/environmental training commensurate with the position and location.
  • CPR and 1st Aid Trained, when required.
  • Must be able to read and understand safety instructions, signs, labels, and permits in English.


  • Experience in industrial facilities.
  • Able to attend continued training applicable to job as deemed necessary by Bowen.


Posted: 2021-07-21 Expires: 2021-08-05

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