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Manatt's Inc Excavator Operator in Ames, Iowa

Company Info

The success Manatts, Inc., enjoys today in the construction industry started more than 70 years ago. Back then, it was one man, one truck, and now our team of employees numbers more than 700 strong. We have dozens of ready-mix and asphalt production facilities around the state of Iowa. Our massive fleet of dump and ready-mix trucks serves thousands of job sites every year. In addition, our concrete and asphalt paving divisions, along with our various other crews, complete hundreds of projects every season.

Job Description

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as motor graders, excavators, and skidloader in a productive manner and in compliance with the company’s operating safety policies and procedures

  • Ability to take direction from site supervisor to complete daily tasks and meet project goals for job site

  • Ensure company equipment, material, and the work site are maintained, kept clean, and stored in a safe manner

  • Perform manual tasks as needed for construction of safe job sites in and around the Ames, Iowa area

  • Be a team oriented individual who works in tandem with team members to deliver high quality completed projects for our clients

  • Misc. duties including load and unload equipment from vehicles and trailers and collect and dispose of scrap, excess materials, and refuse

  • Track daily hours based on equipment utilized, complete required paperwork and perform daily reporting and other documentation as needed


  • Basic knowledge of heavy highway construction preferred

  • Class A CDL Preferred

  • Performing general construction tasks

  • Obtaining information on the job (i.e. reading tape measure)

  • Working as part of a team

  • Willingness to Learn on the Job


  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • 401K Retirement Plan

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Wellness Program

  • Company Vehicle

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