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A.M. Cohron & Son, Inc. Laborer, Bridge Construction in Griswold, Iowa

Job Summary

Perform labor on all phases of bridge construction including demolition, substructure and superstructure using various types of tools. Initially, work at a jobsite between Griswold and Atlantic, Iowa, Monday to Friday and occasional weekends, usually 40 - 50 hours per week. Travel to other jobsites in Iowa, and possibly Nebraska or Kansas, when the crew moves to another project.

Essential Functions

  • Attend work as scheduled

  • Get along with others

  • Follow company handbooks and other instructions

  • Communicate in a way others will understand

  • Use and care for tools, equipment and materials

Specific Duties

  • Do general excavation and leveling using a shovel, pick, tamper or jackhammer

  • Align, place and tie reinforcing steel of various sizes

  • Vibrate concrete inside forms

  • Set beams, tie rebar and strip decks

  • Carry lumber, plywood, reinforcing steel and other materials

  • Pour and level concrete

  • Read and understand Safety Data Sheets and container labels

  • Identify and communicate safety concerns to management in a timely manner

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management



  • High School graduate or G.E.D. preferred


  • Normal range of vision and hearing (with correction)

  • Effectively work at heights

  • Walk on uneven ground, stand, climb, bend, kneel, reach, lift and balance

  • Lift up to 75 pounds on a regular basis

  • Work safely in adverse weather conditions including wind, rain, snow, ice, mud, heat, etc.


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Life

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 401K with company match

  • Vacation after 6 months

  • Per diem (determined by job and conditions)

  • Hotel (determined by job and conditions)

General InformationJob Type: Permanent, travel with the crew to the next project. On-the-job training provided with career advancement opportunities.

Annual wages: $37,740 - $42,248