United Contractors Internship - Project Management in Johnston, 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. 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 looking for highly-motivated, organized, professional, hands-on and field-oriented students or graduates who demonstrate a willingness to work on several different phases of construction. You will perform field and office duties including:

*performing physical labor

*field planning on a crew to successfully build projects

*aiding office staff with day-to-day project management

*helping create estimates to procure future work

This position offers an opportunity to grow within our company into a Field Superintendent or Project Management position.


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, military and funeral leave, among other benefits.


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, please apply for immediate consideration or contact Ashley at 515-276-6162.

Job Type: Full-time

Minimum Education Required: High School/GED

Salary Range: Based on experience and location

Locations: Johnston, IA and other job locations include: Bloomfield, IA; Des Moines, IA area; Cedar Rapids, IA; Council Bluffs, IA; Sioux City, IA; Nebraska City, NE; Rocky Mount, NC; Smithfield, NC

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