How do I apply to work at Illini Asphalt Corporation?

Do you want to work in the office?

Fill out application and attach resume. Open positions are advertised on the website. Any applications received for positions not currently open are kept for up to 90 days.

Do you want to work on the road crew?

We use 100% union employees on all of our road/bridge crews. Please look below for information on  union membership and apprenticeship.

What type of work do you want to do?

Physical labor on construction sites. ie: prepare sites by cleaning them, loading or unloading materials, removing hazards, put together and take apart scaffolding and other temporary structures.

Illinois Laborers’ & Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program

Operate equipment such as paver, broom, back hoe, tractor?

IUOE Local 318, 318A, 318B, 318C, 318RA
Operating Engineers Local 520

Drive a service truck, haul materials or equipment?

Teamsters Local 50

Build forms, weld piling, deck a bridge?

What qualifications do I need to have to work on a road crew as a union member?

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Pass Drug Test
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Able to legally work in the US

What qualifications do I need to have to work for Illini Asphalt as a company employee?

Qualifications vary based on job description, but minimum qualifications would be as follows:
  • Pass Drug Test
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Able to legally work in the US
  • At least 18 yrs of age

What if I have a criminal record?

Having a criminal record does not automatically bar you from either union membership or employment with Illini Asphalt. Specific convictions can affect your ability to work on highly regulated projects such as schools, railroads and other high security sites, but a criminal record should not be a significant barrier to employment.

How long are applications kept on file?

Applications are kept on file for 90 days. Please re-apply if your application is older than 90 days.

How often do you post new positions on your website?

An updated listing of staff position vacancies is continuously available on the careers page of the website, the listing provides the title and a brief summary of the jobs currently available, as well as the minimum position requirements.

How do I know if a job I see posted is still open?

All jobs that appear on the website are still open. They may be at different stages of the interview/hiring process, but they are still open.

How can I check the status of my application?

You can call the Human Resources Manager at E.T. Simonds Construction at 618-457-8191. Please keep in mind, due to the large number of applications received for each position, it can take up to 30 days to screen through applications prior to the scheduling of interviews.

Where is Illini Asphalt Corporation located?

The main office is located at 303 East Spani St., Benton, IL 62812.

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