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Laborer Positions

Ames Trenching & Excavating, Inc.

Underground Utilities
 

Working with crew to assist in installing water, sewer, and storm drains, sump-lines, and installing conduit to name only a few responsibilities.  Experience preferred; however, team players and quick learners will strongly be considered. Call for an appointment with the owner or come in and apply in person.
 

Contact below: 

Vicki Demirjian, Office Manager
Ames Trenching & Excavating, Inc.
1509 E Lincoln Way
Ames, Iowa 50010
(515) 232-6837 telephone
(515)232-6865  fax

Electrical Service Technician

Posted March 14, 2021

  • Location: Ames, Iowa

  • Type: Come work for a family owned company

  • Nelson Electric is looking to add a Journeyman Electrician in our Ames Service Department to work on various residential, commercial, and light-agricultural projects in Central Iowa. Qualified candidates will possess a State of Iowa Class A Journeyman or Master Electrician license. Position Description The Journeyman Electrician is responsible for being:

    • A productive team member on projects under the direction of the Service Manager including the supervision of apprentice(s), delivering a quality product, maintaining good customer relations, and completion of project documentation.

    • Job Duties

      • Installation, testing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical systems including layout, rough-in, and trim of lighting, power, and low voltage systems

      • Adherence to the National Electrical Code and any local amendments

      • Diagnosis of malfunctioning systems, components, and equipment

      • Inspection of systems and equipment to identify hazards and/or defects

      • Commitment to all safety procedures and can identify and/or correct unsafe conditions

      • Able to direct, manage, and instruct apprentices/helpers

      • Complete all paperwork in a timely, neat and organized manner

      • Keeps worksite, vehicles and tools clean and completes maintenance as needed

      • Ability to read and interpret job drawings and schematics

      • Ability to be on an on-call rotation for emergency after-hours work

    • Personal Qualities

      • Ability to effectively communicate to internal staff, customers and/or vendors

      • Detail orientated

      • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly

      • Organized

      • Mechanical and technical aptitude

      • Reliable and have a strong work ethic

      • Ability to be flexible and meet changing guidelines

      • Ability to work both as a team and independently to provide a positive customer experience

    • Education/Licensing/Experience

      • A high school diploma or GED

      • State of Iowa Class A Journeyman or Master Electrician License

      • Valid Driver’s License

      • OSHA10 or OSHA30

      • Awareness or certified in NFPA 70E

      • NICET Certification is a plus

  • Link to Full Listing: https://www.indeedjobs.com/nelson-electric-co/jobs/e1f97d1dab1aa201b546

  • Contact Name: Matt Nelson

  • Contact Email: matt.nelson@nelsonelecdtric.biz

  • Contact Phone: 515-232-2445

Flooring Retail Sales Associate
Posted March 4, 2021

  • Location: Ames

  • Type: Full-time

  • Ames Tile is looking for a full-time Flooring Sales Associate for their showroom on Main Street. We are looking for a confident, out-going individual who enjoys working with people and is reliable, friendly, has excellent customer service skills and attention to detail. The Associate will help identify customer needs, present and answer questions about our products and services and recommend solutions. This position would have set hours of Monday- Wednesday 10am-6pm, Thursday 12pm-8pm, and Friday 10am-5 pm, Saturdays by appointment only, if necessary. RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Greet customers on the sales floor and assist with selection of flooring products

    • Stay up-to-date on a wide variety of products, and be able to clearly communicate the features and benefits

    • Research product availability, order materials

    • Effectively juggle multiple projects and be able to manage shifting deadlines

    • Provide outstanding customer service before, during and after the sale

    • Answer customers’ questions about specific products/services

    • Ensure the samples on the sales floor are up to date and current

    • Social media marketing

    • Entering detailed information into QuickBooks

    • Ensure the showroom is clean and presentable

  • Link to Full Listing: https://www.facebook.com/jobs/job-opening/1499888460086963/?source=job_ats

  • Contact Name: Athena Puck

  • Contact Email: athena@amestileiowa.com

  • Contact Phone: 515-233-8412

Concrete Foreman

Posted: February 24, 2021

  • Location: Ames, Iowa

  • Type: Foreman

  • Our Ames Division has an opening for the construction season for Concrete Foreman. This individual will work with and directly supervise 6-8 non-supervisory employees and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of work crews engaged in preparing and placing concrete for handwork and curb and gutter machine work, ensuring the quality of placed concrete in all areas, training employees, planning assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems and additional duties as assigned. Daily paperwork is required to ensure time cards and job quantities are correct and additional duties as assigned.

  • Link to Full Listinghttps://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/581294?appsource=ccp

  • Contact Name: Susan Esther

  • Contact Email: susane@manatts.com

  • Contact Phone: 641-522-9206

HVAC Service Technician

Posted: February 24, 2021

  • Location: Ames and Surrounding areas

  • Type: Service

  • We are hiring an HVAC service technician. Must be certified, or looking to get certified by the state of Iowa. Full time job, 8-4:30. On call 1 week a month. No lay offs. Pay DOQ.

  • Link to Full Listing: www.amesheatandcool.com

  • Contact Name: Brody Linder

  • Contact Email: brody@amesheatandcool.com

  • Contact Phone: 5152923322

Production Foreman - Lead Carpenter, Superintendent, Project Lead

Posted: February 24, 2021

  • Location: Ames

  • Type: Full Time Management

  • Iowa Home Crafters is a local home building, remodeling, and custom carpentry company. We are looking for someone with carpentry skills management and a desire to become a skilled artisan. We take a unified approach to building, and as a member of our team you will have the opportunity to learn our energy efficient and green building practices and every detail of the construction process from experienced home builders and carpenters who care deeply about their craft. Iowa Home Crafters has more than 30 years’ experience building high quality, beautiful, healthy, and environmentally sustainable homes in central Iowa. Our goal is to provide our clients with a custom, beautiful home while protecting the environment and conserving resources. As a company we take seriously the impacts of home construction on our communities, the environment, and the health and quality of life of our clients. A full position description can be found on our website.

  • Link to Full Listinghttps://iowahomecrafters.com/employment-2/

  • Contact Name: Jamie Courtney

  • Contact Email: office@iowahomecrafters.com

  • Contact Phone: 5152925274

Carpentry

Posted: February 24, 2021

  • Location: Gilbert IA

  • Type: Carpentry

  • We are searching for exceptional team members to join our expanding Mullenbach Construction Family. Positions are available on our carpentry team. This includes but is not limited too: ACT, Metal Framing, and hanging sheetrock on small jobs. You will be joining a fun and positive environment that reflects our core values with room to grow and progress in the company. We are searching for employees and not subcontractors. To inquire further please feel free to reach out to us at 515-232-8644.

  • Link to Full Listinghttps://www.mullenbachdrywall.com/apply

  • Contact Name: Marissa Mullenbach

  • Contact Email: marissam@mullenbachdrywall.net

  • Contact Phone: 5152328644

Ready Mix Truck Driver

Posted: February 24, 2021

  • Location: Ames, IA

  • Type: Full-time

  • Central Iowa Ready Mix and Iowa State Ready Mix are looking to add full-time ready mix truck drivers for the 2021 season. Candidates will work Monday--Saturday for 8-12 hours a day. Candidates will operate a concrete ready mix truck where they will need perform various tasks such as climb a ladder, carry a chute weighing approximately 60 lbs, shovel (5 lbs) for 3 minutes at a time (when required), enter and exit a truck, chock wheels, lift up to 60 lbs multiple times a day, and other tasks as assigned. Full benefits are offered to employees. Overtime pay applied when working over 40 hours per week.

  • Link to Full Listinghttps://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/416389?source=TheRasmussenGroup&jobFeedCode=TheRasmussenGroup&returnURL=http://www.rasmussengroup.com

  • Contact Name: Kyle McClain

  • Contact Email: kmcclain@rasmussengroup.com

  • Contact Phone: 515-564-1671

Dump Truck Driver

Posted: February 24, 2021

  • Location: Ames, IA

  • Type: Full-time

  • JMT Trucking and Iowa State Trucking are looking to add full-time dump truck drivers (class A and class B CDL) for the 2021 season. Candidates will work Monday--Saturday for 8-12 hours a day. Candidates may operate either a dump truck or belly dump truck where they will need perform various tasks such as climb a ladder, shovel (5 lbs) for 3 minutes at a time (when required), tarp and un-tarp the box of a dump truck, enter and exit a truck, chock wheels, lift up to 60 lbs multiple times a day, and other tasks as assigned. Full benefits are offered to employees. Overtime pay applied when working over 40 hours per week.

  • Link to Full Listing: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/413285?source=TheRasmussenGroup&jobFeedCode=TheRasmussenGroup&returnURL=http://www.rasmussengroup.com

  • Contact Name: Kyle McClain

  • Contact Email: kmcclain@rasmussengroup.com

  • Contact Phone: 515-564-1671

Service Technician

Posted: February 24, 2021

  • Location: Ames

  • Type: Full Time

  • WCI Pools & Spas is looking to hire an outstanding individual to join our team of certified swimming pool and spa technicians. We are hiring full time technician positions on our service, repair and maintenance team. Technicians will be responsible for diagnosing problems with swimming pool and hot tub systems, making repairs to such systems, and, when necessary, installing new equipment to bring these systems back into working order. Service technicians are also required to perform light construction duties as necessary.

 Good mechanical skills are important. Experience with electrical, plumbing, HVAC and other related systems is extremely helpful but not required. Service technicians work both independently and as part of a team so ability to work with others is also important. Must have a valid, current driver's license. 

 WCI Pools & Spas will provide training, specialized tools and a service vehicle. 



  • Link to Full Listing: wcipoolsandspas.com

  • Contact Name: David Jurgens

  • Contact Email: wcipoolguy@gmail.com

Job Title: Underground Utilities Equipment Operators and Underground Utilities Laborers
Posted: February 8, 2021
  • Experienced only

  • Must be dependable, have own transportation

  • Monday – Friday some weekends as needed

  • Salary depends on experience.

  • In person interviews only; call to set appointment: interview will be with owner of company.

  • Ames Trenching & Excavating

  • 1509 E Lincoln Way

  • Ames, Iowa

  • 515-232-6837

Job Title: Sign Production
Posted: February 8, 2021
  • Location: Ames

  • Type: FT/PT

  • Short Job Description: Duties include producing various types of signs in a vinyl sign shop (from small vinyl lettering to banners to larger building signs and displays). Successful candidate will possess a strong attention to detail, be able to work independently and have some experience using power tools. Work is performed in a fast paced environment under deadlines. Previous experience working in a sign shop is helpful, but not required.

  • Link to Full Listing: www.signproames.com

  • Contact Name: Stephanie Nigh

  • Contact Email: steph@signproames.com

  • Contact Phone: 515-232-4500

Job Title: Laborer
Posted: February 8, 2021
  • Location: Ames, IA

  • Type: General contractor

  • Short Job Description: Assist superintendent/immediate foreman, perform general labor tasks including loading/unloading materials, and clean up of job site.

  • Link to Full Listing: www.haroldpikeconstruction.com

  • Contact Name: Curtis Pike

  • Contact Email: HR@hpikeconst.com

  • Contact Phone: 515-232-3133

Job Title: Carpenter
Posted: February 8, 2021
  • Location: Ames, IA

  • Type: general contractor

  • Short Job Description: Knowledge of rough carpentry, work alone or with assistance, competent with power tools and equipment

  • Link to Full Listing: www.haroldpikeconstruction.com

  • Contact Name: Curtis Pike

  • Contact Email: HR@hpikeconst.com

  • Contact Phone: 515-232-3133

Job Title: Field Superintendent
Posted: February 8, 2021
  • Location: Ames, IA

  • Type: general contractor

  • Short Job Description: Responsible for the day-today onsite management of projects. Provide direction & supervision to crew. Perform demolition, concrete work, framework and other construction related tasks as needed. Understand plans and specifications. Orders materials, tools and equipment. Ensures job has safe working conditions & safe work practices in place. Communicate with project manager. Utilize software and email as necessary. Complete and submit paperwork as needed. Attend meetings and training as assigned. Work with owner and architect

  • Link to Full Listing: www.haroldpikeconstruction.com

  • Contact Name: Curtis Pike

  • Contact Email: HR@hpikeconst.com

  • Contact Phone: 515-232-3133

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