At RA Nelson, we are as dedicated to our employees as we are to our clients. From offering continuing education opportunities to providing scholarships to dependents, and supporting personal pursuits, we consider everyone at RA Nelson a part of the family. We are regarded as the premier employer in mountain construction and recruit talented and passionate individuals to complement our ever-growing number of opportunities and projects. For a full job description for any of the below listings, please send inquiries to [email protected]
Traditional Benefits:
– Health Insurance
– Health Savings Accounts or Flex Spending Accounts
– Dental Insurance
– Life & Disability Insurance
– 401K Plan with matching contribution
– Generous Paid Time Off

Beyond the Norm Benefits:
– Dependent scholarship program for employee dependents from 1st grade through college. We support both physical and intellectual pursuits, including academics, athletics, and the arts.
– Company events planned by the Fun Club (yes, we have a Fun Club) including raft trips, picnics, BBQ’s, pizza parties, theme parties, annual holiday party, and more!
– Monthly birthday lunches
– Continuing education opportunities
– Parental leave
– Colorado Rockies tickets
– Volunteer opportunities | Up to 8 paid hours of community service
– Corporate Wellness Program | Cash bonus to top participants
– Summer mountain bike team and winter company ski days

Email resumes to [email protected]

Safety Manager

RA Nelson is currently looking to hire a full time Safety Manager.  This position would be responsible for the overall safety function of the company.  Some, but not all, accountabilities include:

  • – Represent Company as Safety official
  • – Enforce RA Nelson Safety and Health Management Program (SHMP)
  • – Annual review/update of RA Nelson’s Safety and Health Management Program (SHMP)
  • – Accompanies safety, health and insurance inspectors on project walks
  • – Review and communicate all incidents/accidents/injuries and near misses
  • – Conduct regularly scheduled safety audits to all jobsites
  • – Educate and train RA Nelson and Subcontractor employees regarding safety topics identified during site visits
  • – Track and communicate monthly/annual safety trends
  • – Schedule and conduct annual/miscellaneous safety training for all RA Nelson employees
  • – Heads safety committee
  • – Establish and track annual safety goals
  • – Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures or involve Senior Management as required
  • – Present safety at bi-annual, all company meetings
  • – Conduct annual, end of year safety summary presentation and training
  • – Attend bi-annual risk control workshop with our insurance captive
  • – Work with our pre-construction dept to establish potential safety concerns and site safety budget
  • – Maintain and improve Experience Modifier Rate
  • – Authority to halt and correct any operation if safety and/or quality problem exist
  • – Authority to work directly with the doctor and medical care providers of an injured RA Nelson worker to minimize lost time accidents
  • – Represent company in all safety related hearings (OSHA, etc.)
  • – Review documentation to ensure all required records and reports are complete, accurate and submitted per established procedures, and implement appropriate corrective action as required

To review the entire job description or to apply, please contact Becky at [email protected]

UBE Assistant Operator

UBE (a subsidiary of RA Nelson) is actively seeking a full-time Assistant Operator.  Minimal heavy equipment operating experience necessary. Manual labor (shoveling, hammering, etc.) is also required.  Please email [email protected] to apply or for more information.