If you’re considering whether or not a career as a concrete repair technician is the right path for you, there are most likely many questions floating around in your mind.
Here at A-1 Concrete Leveling, our goal is to make all of those answers available to you, so that you can be as informed as possible when deciding whether or not to pursue a career in concrete leveling.
We know that potential pay is top-of-mind for most people when considering a new career or job change, so for this reason, we’ve written this article that addresses the salary and benefits of working as a concrete repair technician for the Louisville, Kentucky A-1 franchise.
“But wait, what exactly is concrete leveling?” If this is one of the questions on your mind, make sure to read this article to get some context before diving into the information below: How Does Concrete Leveling Work?
The starting wage for concrete repair technicians in Louisville is $15-$20 per hour depending on background skills and relevant experience.
All technicians start as mixing assistants and move to the truck lead role as they gain experience.
Once you’ve mastered the mixing assistant role, moved up to truck lead, and acquired the skills necessary to personally lead a team and manage repair projects while consistently exceeding customer expectations, your potential pay could go up to $30 per hour as you reach the desired milestones.
We are always excited when concrete repair technicians show drive and initiative, as there are also opportunities to take on management or sales positions within the company.
Once you can demonstrate a higher skill level with consistency, you’ll be considered for a raise. Skill levels are assessed during one-on-one quarterly reviews and field evaluations here at A-1 Louisville.
All of our A-1 Concrete Leveling Louisville employees are paid on a weekly basis.
After one month of working, you’ll be eligible for a health insurance plan. Here at A-1 Louisville, we pay 50% of your premium, and your half of the premium is paid with pre-tax dollars, in turn reducing your overall taxable income.
After 6 months of working, you’ll be eligible to enroll in A-1’s traditional 401(k) retirement savings program. As A-1 offers a traditional 401(k) program, your contribution will be with pre-tax dollars, and your taxable income will be lowered, meaning you pay less income tax upfront.
A-1’s contribution to your 401(k) will increase as your contribution increases, up to 3.5% when you contribute 6% or more.
Vacation & Holidays
After a 90-day introductory period, you’ll be eligible for one week of paid vacation per year and paid holidays.
There is also an opportunity to earn bonuses at the end of the year if you have exceeded expectations, which can be accomplished by achieving specific goals on individual projects or by learning and consistently utilizing new skills.
The role of a concrete repair technician can be a very lucrative career path for someone who is hardworking and eager to learn new skills, even without prior experience in construction or similar trades.
At the end of the day, however, concrete leveling isn’t a job most people do solely for the dollar amount associated with it. Many concrete repair technicians would agree that the work is rewarding, satisfying, and varies every day.
If you can see yourself thriving and growing professionally in a concrete leveling career, don’t hesitate to apply for a concrete repair technician position with A-1!
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Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and does not guarantee an employment offer or future employment benefits. This article is not intended to give tax or any other legal advice, but only to give general information relevant to the concrete repair technician job here at A-1 Concrete Leveling Louisville.