Construction Equipment Operator/Driver (Class A CDL)

Des Moines, IA posted on January 2

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Seneca Companies, a leader in the fuel systems industry, is seeking an Equipment Operator/Driver with a Class A CDL for our General Contracting division.  Operators assist the General Contracting group by transporting and operating construction equipment, such as skid loaders and excavators.  They are responsible for pre- and post-trip inspections of trucks, trailers and equipment.  This position will require frequent travel out of town.  

Starting at $20-24/hr depending on experience.

Sign on bonuses (up to $2,500) available for well qualified candidates!


  • Performs all duties in a safe and efficient manner.  Operations and transports construction vehicles safely and in accordance with applicable regulations.  Completes all assigned safety training. 
  • Provide field support to General Contracting jobs via equipment mobilization, building product supply and returns, and operation of construction support equipment.  Coordinate logistics with Project Managers and Superintendents.
  • Assist Carpenters and Laborers on job sites as assigned.
  • Oversee all required government licensing and inspections of Seneca owned trailers and trucks, as applicable.  Oversee regular maintenance and repairs of Seneca owned and leased equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • 2 – 5 years experience operating and transporting construction equipment
  • General knowledge of construction principles, such as carpentry or concrete
  • Class A CDL required
  • Ability to work independently with sound decision-making skills
  • Ability to travel overnight on a frequent bases (up to 4 nights/week)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis

We offer an exceptional benefit package including competitive wages, paid vacation, holidays, sick and personal days, and 401K.

Seneca Companies is a diverse group of entities committed to providing unequaled customer attention through a range of related services including: Petroleum Construction, Service & Distribution of Equipment; General Contracting & Aviation Fueling; Hydro-blasting, Industrial Cleaning & Emergency Response Services; Environmental Consulting & Compliance Services; Remediation & Process Systems; Industrial Fluid Power & Handling Solutions as well as Vehicle Equipment Sales & Service. With a corporate office in Des Moines, IA we have roughly 350 employees in nine different branch offices. 

Post-offer physical and drug screen required for all positions. EOE