Employment Opportunities at KWM

We appreciate your interest in employment with the KWM team on the Goethals Bridge Replacement Project. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage qualified women, minorities, veterans, disabled individuals, and others to apply for employment.

Some of the current opportunities for skilled craftsmen and tradesmen include:

  • Operating Engineers
  • Laborers
  • Teamsters
  • Ironworkers
  • Cement Masons
  • Carpenters
  • Dockbuilders
  • Pavers
  • Lathers
  • Electricians, and
  • Plumbers

KWM is a union contractor. If you are already a member of a trades union, please contact your union for further information regarding craft openings.

If you are not currently a part of any union, provided below is a list of unions in both New York and New Jersey with whom KWM is partnering on the project. We encourage you to seek information from these unions regarding membership and craft employment.

If you are interested in information on pre-apprenticeship opportunities, please click on one of the partnering community organization logo links:

Edward J. Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills
Non-traditional Employment for Women
Helmets to Hardhats
New Jersey Workforce Development and Education

All professional opportunities on the project can be found by visiting the tri-venture parent company websites listed below:

If you have any additional questions, please email us at KWMemployment@kwmjv.com or visit us at 137 Bayway Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07202. Individuals interested in seeking employment with KWM will then be directed to the appropriate union hall for application.

Union List:

Please click on links below to find out more information:

New York
Ironworkers Local 40
Laborers Local 731
Operating Engineers Local 14
Operating Engineers Local 15
Carpenters Local 157
Dockbuilders Local 1556
Teamsters Local 282
Lathers Local 46
Plumbers Local 1
Masons Local 780
Electricians Local 3
New Jersey
Ironworkers Local 11
Laborers Local 472
Operating Engineers Local 825
Carpenters Local 254
Electricians Local 102
Teamsters Local 560
Plumbers Local 24
Dockbuilders Local 1556

KWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.