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United Contractors Field Service Mechanic in Grimes, Iowa


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. Our subsidiary company is involved in concrete sawing, core drilling, and joint sealing (All Concrete Cutting Co.).


United Contractors, Inc. is currently seeking a Field Service Mechanic to service our bridge construction jobs in Iowa and surrounding states as well as our shop facility in Grimes. Qualified mechanics should be able to troubleshoot and perform basic repairs and maintenance on heavy equipment, man lifts, power units and other construction equipment and tools related to bridge construction. Specific knowledge of electrical systems, hydraulic systems, diesel engines and small engines is a plus but we are willing to train. A service truck and all required tools are provided by the company. The applicant will not be required to own any tools.

Associates Degree in a related field is preferred but not required.

Must have, at a minimum, a Class B CDL or the ability to get one within 3 months.

Must be able to pass a DOT Interstate Non-Excepted physical and pass a drug screen.

Must be willing to travel overnight as required.

Must bring a positive attitude and the ability to work safely and follow safety rules.


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, $20/day per diem when staying out, 1 week vacation after 1 year employment, 7 paid holidays, military and funeral leave, among other benefits.

$1,500 Signing Bonus after 6 months of employment.

$1,500 Referral Bonus after 6 months of employment by a referred employee.

$500 annual clothing allowance.

If interested in joining our team, please apply for immediate consideration or contact Tom at 515-681-8787.

Job Type: Full-time

Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year in Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Minimum Education Required: High School/GED

Salary Range: $20-$25/Hour Based on experience

Locations: Grimes, IA & jobsite locations