NOTE: Sausal Corporation is hiring.

Sausal Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Positions available depend on the projects currently under construction. If you are qualified and interested please complete the Application Cover Letter and mail or fax it with your resume. Due to the volume of applicants, we can not respond to all applicants. Please do not call the office, we will contact you if we have an interest. Information about working at Sausal and position descriptions may be found below.


Sausal Corporation is a commercial building contractor with an office and warehouse at 422 Whitney Street, San Leandro, CA 94577. The company is privately owned and James E. Ward is the President. There are ten to twelve people in the main office with functions including estimating, project management, accounting, payroll and marketing. The office relies on current technology with a computer network, web site and a variety of software. The warehouse space behind the offices contains small tools, compressors, cords, general materials, trucks, ladders, scaffolds and basic resources for field construction.

Sausal is an Merit Shop Contractor and a member of both AGC (Associated General Contractors) and ABC (Associated Building Contractors). Sausal is not signatory to union agreements but there is no bias against employees who may have union affiliation or subcontractors who have union shops. Most of the projects worked on have both union and nonunion employees at the site. Many of the projects completed in recent years are government funded and require Prevailing Wages which are similar to union wage rates. As a merit shop contractor, Sausal Corporation does not deduct union dues from it's employees prevailing wage rate.

Sausal Corporation has completed projects in all Bay Area counties, including Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Joaquin. Specific cities worked in include San Jose, San Mateo, San Francisco, Rodeo, Antioch, Brentwood, San Ramon, Pleasanton and Hayward. A typical project will last from 6 to 12 months and employee assignments to specific sites may vary from week to week based on project requirements. Generally work starts at 7 AM and ends at 3:30 PM with breaks and a ┬Ż hour lunch. Employees must be prepared to work at a variety of job sites in different areas. The work is "at will" and there is no guarantee of full time work. If the weather or project assignments change there may be no work available.

There are generally four to ten projects under construction at any one time. Projects range from a 1-2 million dollars over a six months to $20 million dollars over two years. Each project has an office Project Manager and a Field Superintendent. Personnel are assigned to each project on a weekly basis per project requirements. The Superintendent at each site will assign tasks and evaluate performance.

Safety is very important and rules and regulations must be complied with. Employees must wear steel toe boots and hard hats, work in a safe manner and be aware of their work environment.

Field employees are expected to have their own tools. Sausal will provide large tools and equipment as well as consumables such as saw blades. Sausal may undertake the following work directly with our own forces: demolition, concrete, wood framing, doors & hardware, finish carpentry & trim, seismic bolting, metal buildings and any other work that can be completed efficiently.