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Lead Waterproofer

Kaminski Construction
$30 - $40 per hour

Lead Waterproofer 

(No recruiters please)

We are looking for an experienced Lead Waterproofer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience using air & moisture barrier applications, joint sealants, traffic coating systems, water repellents, air/vapor barrier waterproofing systems, below-grade mechanically fastened, self-adhered, and fluid applied. Knowledge of different types of waterproofing materials. He or she will be responsible for the installation of waterproofing systems on new construction projects, as well as the repair of existing waterproofing systems. The Lead Waterproofer installs joint sealant (expansion, contraction, and control joints) in interior and exterior applications with silicone, urethane, and acrylic based sealants. The candidate must be able to work independently as well as with others and be able to take direction from the Project Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Application: Apply waterproofing materials using various application methods, including spray, brush, roller, or trowel, ensuring uniform and effective coverage.
  • Quality Control: Inspect work areas for defects in substrates and deficiencies in waterproofing, making necessary repairs and adjustments to ensure a watertight seal.
  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with other construction professionals, including but not limited to General Contractors and Subcontractors to coordinate waterproofing efforts within the overall construction project.
  • Problem Solving: Troubleshoot and address any waterproofing-related challenges that may arise during the project.
  • Cleanup: Clean and organize work areas after completing waterproofing tasks, ensuring the site is left in a safe and tidy condition.


  • Experience: A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in waterproofing or a related field.
  • Skills: Proficient in surface preparation, material application, and waterproofing techniques. Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills. Ability to work with and safely operate various power tools and equipment.
  • Physical Stamina: Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, including lifting, bending, and working at heights.
  • Team Player: Effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a diverse team of professionals. Ability to coordinate with and take direction from company Project Manager and Production Manager.
  • Reliability: Consistent attendance and punctuality are essential. Willing to travel out of area occasionally.

***Along with the main duties you will also be expected to carry out any other duties reasonably asked of you.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Remove old caulking or sealant, clean surface area and apply new caulking sealant with a caulking gun.
  • Smooth out newly applied caulking or sealant with a smoothing tool or other tool
  • Take before and after photos of repaired area for customer records
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Follow all safety protocols
  • Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Comply with local building codes

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience in the waterproofing industry
  • Experience with commercial and/or industrial projects preferred
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds and work at heights
  • Valid drivers license
  • Reliable transportation


  • Employer matching contribution retirement plan
  • PTO (paid time off)
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Gym Membership
  • Aflac Supplemental Insurance (various plans)
  • The schedule is Monday - Thursday, 7:00am-5:30pm (Hours may vary as they are subject to change as needed, but this is the standard day-to-day schedule).
  • 4 day work week.

About us:

Kaminski Construction is a full-service, family-owned general contracting business based in Eugene, Oregon. We are licensed with the Oregon Construction Contractors Board (license #181022), bonded and insured.

We regularly work in Eugene, Springfield, Junction City, Roseburg, and other surrounding communities in Lane, Linn and Douglas counties.

Our promise:

We will deliver quality professional work, on time and on budget, with responsive and respectful service.

Our values:

1. Do the right thing: We work with honesty and integrity no matter what.

2. Be safe: We begin every project with the assurance that we will be safe through the whole process.

3. Work hard: If there's a will, there's a way. We work to find the best solution to our client's problems.

4. Be responsive and flexible: There is often a need for modifications, and we will provide a swift response to customer requests. We are open to change and will adjust to the needs of our clients.

5. Work as a team: All our employees are valuable team members.

6. Leave the job site clean: We leave every space we work in cleaner than we found it.

7. Make a positive impact: We strive to make your life better through living space repairs and renovations.

Our history:

Kaminski Construction was born in 2008 at the beginning of the Great Recession. We landed our first job and began to grow as other construction companies were laying workers off. We have continued to grow and expand our services and now field a crew of about 24 full-time employees.

Mid-Level (4 - 7 years)
Job type
Full Time