Job Opportunities

Prairie Contractors, LLC, headquartered in Opelousas, Louisiana, operates 5 hot-mix asphalt plants and several aggregate distribution railyards located in Opelousas, Krotz Springs, Lafayette, New Iberia, Lake Charles, DeRidder, and Leesville. Prairie, a family-owned business, has its roots starting as far back as the 1930’s.

Prairie strives for Best-in-Class with strong emphasis on our quality, our team, our communities, and our ethics.

Prairie is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers market compensation and good benefits (healthcare, and 401(k).

If interested in joining our team please fill out the attached application for employment form and email to

Ongoing Opportunities at Prairie

  1. Construction Superintendents
  2. Project Managers
  3. Paving Foreman
  4. Milling Foreman
  5. Roller Operators
  6. Shuttle Buggy Operators
  7. Paver Operators
  8. Screed Operators
  9. Milling Operators
  10. Broom and Backhoe Operators
  11. Roadway Laborers
  12. Skilled Laborers
  13. Quality Control (QC) Certified Technicians
  14. Mechanics
  15. Other Heavy/Highway/Civil Construction Related Trades