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Jackson Contractor Group Operator in Big Sky, Montana



  • Full Time, Hourly Position

  • Health Insurance – Premiums are paid 100% by Jackson for you and your family – including medical, dental, vision, short term disability and life insurance.

  • Long Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan – Contributions paid 100% by Jackson, instant vesting.

  • 401k

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Safety Bonus Program

  • 50/50 Harness & Prescription Safety Glass Financial Assistance

  • Opportunity for Advancement

  • Carpenter Apprenticeship Program

  • Year-Round Work

  • Subsistence provided when working out of town.

  • And much more!

    To see more benefits offered, please refer to our Careers page.


    The operator operates a variety of equipment and trucks used in the construction of all types of projects. The position may assist other craft workers.

  • Operates trucks of various sizes and weights by moving levers, pushing pedals or turning valves, in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, materials and supplies.

  • Operates trucks and construction or power equipment such as a backhoe, man-lift, dump truck, fork lift, loader, excavator, crane and skid steer.

  • Works with and assists the crew in digging ditches and trenches, hoisting material, tools, equipment and any related work with a backhoe, forklift, crane or loader by using hand or audio signals.

  • Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.

  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in construction projects.

  • Performs manual work in preparing areas for construction.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    The position occasionally lifts heavy objects, walks, sits and stands for long periods of time and performs physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects and uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multilimbed coordination. The position requires the ability to move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina.

    While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee is exposed to wet, cold, heat, quickly changing conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat.


    Headquartered in Missoula, Montana, Jackson Contractor Group, Inc. (Jackson) offers superior General Contracting, Construction Management and Design-Build services. Established in 2000, Jackson has quickly become a regional general contractor employed by local, state, and federal agencies as well as private clients. We provide a highly technical and sophisticated construction management service while operating on a local and personal level.

    We differentiate ourselves from our competitors by combining capabilities and know-how found in large construction companies with the responsiveness of a small company. We have the size and resources to tackle a broad range of projects in different market sectors including Education, Commercial, Public/Government, Healthcare/Labs, Civil/Transportation and Residential. Our expertise covers the full range of construction services allowing us to oversee a project from inception through warranty.

    We currently employ nearly 300 employees across Montana and Washington with offices in Missoula, Bozeman, and Miles City, MT and Walla Walla and Spokane, WA. At Jackson, we are in an exciting time of growth but also take pride in maintaining our culture and values consisting of safety, communication, quality, integrity and pride, not necessarily in that order. To do that we encourage all of our employees to build relationships through honest, open-minded and effective communication, pursue learning, growth and self-improvement, complete everything with a pride of ownership and create a positive work-life balance.