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Job Type: Full-time

Minimum Years of Experience: 3 years

Minimum Education Required: High School/GED

Salary Range: Based on experience and location

Locations: Council Bluffs, IA, Des Moines, IA, and other surrounding areas


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 expanding our business, and seek experienced and seasoned crane operators to join our company on projects in the Council Bluffs, IA area.  Current projects are located in Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and North Carolina.

Successful applicants should be able to: safely operate friction and/or hydraulic lattice boom cranes and other equipment, such as excavators, dozers, and skid loaders; follow safety rules; work with a positive attitude; have a driver's license; lift up to 50 pounds regularly; drive piles; use a clam bucket or drag-line effectively; and perform daily maintenance of cranes. A CDL and OSHA 10-Hour certification are preferred but not required. In addition, applicants should be NCCCO-qualified or be able to become qualified. Applicants must be willing to travel, as the job requires.


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, per diem, military and funeral leave, among other benefits.

Signing bonus of $1000 available 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,  apply for immediate consideration. Visit for more information about our company.