Harper College Apprenticeship

Operations · Roselle, Illinois
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level



Do you thrive on working in a cutting edge growing company? Working with innovators who are leading the way in the paving industry? Do you want to learn hands-on skills that will set you apart from your peers? Looking for a career that will support your educational and professional goals?

A&A Paving in Roselle, IL. is currently searching for a person to fill their full-time/ year-long Apprenticeship position.  

Why should you want to work for us?

Are you wired to build something bigger than just a career?  At A&A, not only will you make a huge impact on your career, but you will be part of impacting our clients, community and world!   As soon as you walk into our office you will see and feel that A&A is not like any other paving company.  Our Mission: Serving our employees so that they may impact our clients, community, and world! Our Vision: Thousands of lots built and millions of lives impacted. Our Values: Serve-Grow-Impact.  These are not just simple words on our wall, they are statements that make up the core foundation of A&A and who we are...they are the road map to reach our professional and personal goals, they are the heart of our amazing team and points us towards one common goal...to be a leader in the community and the paving industry.

  • 200+ Five Star Google Reviews 
  • 2021 Best Contractors To For In Construction
  • 2020 Paving: Parking Lot Award – Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction
  • 2019 Contractor of the Year Finalist – Equipment World Magazine
  • 2017 Paving Contractor of the Year Winner – Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine
  • 2014-2021 National “Top 50 Contractor” Award Winner - Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine
  • Company CEO awarded “Business Person of the Year” award winners – Roselle Chamber of Commerce

The Real Job: A&A Paving Apprentice

A&A’s Apprentice role is combined with targeted coursework at Harper Community College in Palatine, Illinois with relevant work rotations within A&A Paving.  You will learn all aspects of A&A Paving while also supporting and creating solutions for the following areas:

  • Associate Pavement Consultant = Sales
    • CRM HubSpot
    • Loom (Custom Client Proposal Video Recording)
    • Proposal bidding
    • Top Contractor School (Sales Training)
    • New business development
    • Customer retention
  • Marketing
    • Social Media
    • Trello (Collaboration Tool That Organizes Projects Into Boards)
    • HubSpot (Full Platform of Mkt., Sales, Customer Service & CRM)
    • Email marketing campaigns
    • Lead Sourcing
    • Digital Advertising
    • Video marketing / green screen
    • Podcasting
    • Content Development
    • Video / Photo management
  • Project Coordinator = In field support
    • Job sheets
    • Material ordering
  • Customer Experience
    • Customer Service
    • Customer Surveys
  • Finance
    • Budgeting
    • Payroll

We are looking for smart, motivated, fun people to help us with our industry-changing transformation vision. All of this might sound like we are a start-up company, but we are not…we’ve been around for 60 years!  We embrace technology and empower our Team Members to do the same.

Is A&A for you?!?

To make A&A your next home you must have completed the eligibility requirements for the apprenticeship program at Harper College.         

You have high standards for yourself and your work ethic shows that.

You are a people person and a problem solver.

You communicate clearly.  You write well. You speak with confidence.  In a short amount of words, you can explain anything via email, text, and/or in person or during a presentation or on a Zoom call. You learn quickly.  You are not afraid to ask for help.

You are proud to be part of a team that has over 110+ Five-Star Google reviews. 

You are motivated and driven.  You are going to take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference.  You are a “the glass is ½ full” type of person.

You need to be comfortable knowing that A&A serves their employees, so they can have an impact on our clients, community and world.  Click here to learn more about A&A's 501C3 Pave It Forward initiatives

Things You’ll Get (Benefits*)

We know you just skipped straight to this section. It’s okay—this is important too. If you sign on to work with A&A, not only will you get to spend every day with an amazing, talented, supportive group of people, you’ll also get the following:

  • Work in a paid, benefit-eligible full-time position
  • Earn a tuition-free Associate in Applied Science degree with a focus in Sales & Marketing
  • Possess credentials and skills for today’s ever changing marketplace
  • Incentive plans; including Team trips with spouses to destinations out of the country
  • (2) Weeks of PTO & Paid Holidays including your birthday off
    • Approximately 32 days off pending calendar year and holiday crossover
    • A&A office is closed during the Christmas and New Year holiday, approximately 2 weeks-  Total 4+ weeks of PTO
  • Cellphone (for business and incidental personal use)
  • Mileage Compensation
  • Pending job position company Microsoft Surface (for business and incidental personal use)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 or more years of work experience and/or voluntary community service
  • Technology is your friend
  • Computer skills
  • Initiative
  • Time-management skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Professional work experience not required
  • Must be validated as college ready by Harper Community College Admissions. You will be redirected to Harper College if you do not meet this qualification. DO NOT COMPLETE APPLICATION WITHOUT CONTACTING HARPER COLLEGE / LAURA FANNING FOR DETAILS AT 847-925-6457 OR LFANNING@HARPERCOLLEGE.EDU

Thank You

Your application was submitted successfully.

  • Location
    Roselle, Illinois
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience