One Team, One Family

More than a company name that has been around for generations, Irby brings to the table a team of people who have been in this business for decades. Knowledge and experience save time, money, headaches and even heartaches time and again. Whether part of the team for two or twenty years, we’re all like family at Irby. We started as a family business and have carried that culture forward. There’s a pride that comes with working here and it shows in our work.

Irby Construction Company’s extraordinary record of success can be attributed to our people who are among the most respected, experienced and talented in the industry. Irby’s corporate headquarters is located in Central Mississippi. Employees include local management and support personnel as well as construction crews who live on project sites worldwide.

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Current Job Openings

Journeyman Lineman – Distribution
Position Overview

Journeymen lineman will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction and maintenance of all overhead and underground facilities. They must be able to safely troubleshoot and repair all distribution circuits and equipment.

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Journeyman Lineman – Transmission
Position Overview

Journeyman lineman will be expected to build, maintain, and repair overhead transmission lines using approved standards under the direction of the Crew Foreman. Responsible for safe operation of equipment and operations on digger trucks (line trucks) and bucket trucks in order to construct and maintain electrical systems of de-energized overhead transmission lines.

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Director of Health, Safety and Training
Position Overview

Irby Construction has an opening for a Director of Health, Safety and Training in our Richland, MS office. The Safety Director leads operations in areas of injury prevention, task assessment, communications and regulatory compliance. Develops, implements and manages company safety programs, policies and procedures. Builds support through aligning with operations to develop vision and strategy to enhance injury free environment. Provides leadership and direction to all direct reports. Must have a Minimum of 8 years Utility Safety experience and a CSP certification is preferred.

Please send your resume to Amanda Lott at or apply on Indeed.


Inquire about Opportunities

Send resumes to Irby recruiter Greg Berry:

Irby Construction Company
Attn: Recruiting
P.O. Box 180819
318 Old Highway 49 South
Richland, MS  39218-9449

Competitive compensation and benefits.

Some of our benefits including the following. Benefits are subject to plan eligibility and other requirements.
Contact us for more information.

  • Group Health, Long-term Disability and Life Insurance Plans
  • Optional Dental and Vision Plans
  • Optional Short-term Disability and Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health & Dependent Care)
  • 401(k) Plan

Irby Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, status as a covered veteran, or other military status.

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318 Old Highway 49 South
Richland, Mississippi 39218-9449

Phone: 601-202-9387


Irby Construction Company

318 Old Hwy 49 S
Richland, MS 39218