- Grimes, IA 50111
- Des Moines, IA 50301
- Ames, IA 50010
- Johnston, IA 50131
- Urbandale, IA 50322
Job Type: Full-time
Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year in Equipment Maintenance & Repair
Minimum Education Required: High School/GED
Salary Range: Based on experience
Locations: Grimes, IA & occasional overnight trips to jobsite locations
United Contractors, Inc. is an Iowa-based highway construction company with over 50 years of experience in the industry. Our primary focus is bridge construction, barrier rail, retaining walls, demolition, and materials recycling. Subsidiary companies are involved in concrete sawing, core drilling, and joint sealing (All Concrete Cutting Co.) and sanitary sewer CIPP relining (United Pipe Renewal).
We are currently seeking a Field Service Mechanic. Qualified applicants should be able to perform repairs and general maintenance on equipment in the Shop and on construction sites while following safety rules and with a positive attitude. A CDL, OSHA 10-Hour certification, and an Associates degree are preferred, but not required. Ability to obtain a CDL within 3 months of hire is required. Construction equipment mechanical knowledge is required, with preferred skills and knowledge in: equipment electrical components, hydraulic systems, and small engine. A background in aerial lift is a plus. Willingness to travel overnight to jobsites as needed is required.
Comprehensive insurance includes dental, short-term disability, health, life, prescription, and vision. EMPLOYEE COVERAGE IS FREE after 2 months of service, and families may be added at a low premium. Other benefits include employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), 401k, year-end bonuses, training expenses and on-the job training, vacation, military and funeral leave, among other benefits.
$1,000 Signing Bonus after 6 months of employment.
Typical hires include laborers, carpenters, crane operators, truck drivers, mechanics, project managers, estimators, and field superintendents. We strongly encourage promotion from within our ranks, and are therefore keen on providing you the tools for your own personal and professional growth.
If interested in joining our team, please apply for immediate consideration or contact Ashley at 515-276-6162.
Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.