Murphy Heavy Contracting Corporation is a Bridge Construction company based out of Anita Iowa. Our culture is family owned and family friendly. We value our employees, and try to build a plan for each employee’s future.

Murphy Heavy Contracting has jobs mostly in Southwest Iowa.  Our crews go where the work is; you can take your own vehicle or carpool when available. Transportation is available first come first serve.


We are recruiting for bridge, culvert, and erosion control projects with some paving and earthwork projects. Ongoing training is provided, equipment experience is required. 


Benefits of joining our team:

  • Year round work
  • Home almost every night
  • Family friendly company
  • Promote from within
  • Casual dress – No uniform required
  • Safety equipment provided

Job Summary:

Operate Crawler friction cranes on our construction projects in southwest Iowa. Crane operating duties include, pile driving, vibratory hammer, clam shell work, swinging concrete and rebar, these are needed but we are willing to train the right person if they know basic crane operating practices. Person must be responsible, safe, and hard working with basic lifting and rigging knowledge, and fluent with hand signals.

Some operating experience needed on: Excavators, loaders, and dozers. 



Job requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 Year Equipment Operating Experience
  • Minimum Education Required: High School/GED
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience to / Annual
  • Must have good communication skills, and have a positive team player mentality


  • Medical Insurance
  • Retirement Benefit
  • Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Ongoing training
  • Succession Planning
  • Performance Reviews


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