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A.M. Cohron & Son, Inc. Laborer, Bridge Construction in Atlantic, 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 in southwest, Iowa, Monday to Friday, usually 40 - 50 hours per week. Overtime paid on hours over 40.

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 50 pounds on a regular basis

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


  • Medical with prescription (company pays 85% of premium for employee only and 75% of family plans)

  • Dental

  • Life

  • Short-term disability

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 401K

  • Vacation Pay

  • Holiday Pay

  • Bereavement Pay

  • Per diem (when working more than 50 miles from home)

  • Hotel (when working more than 80 miles from home)

  • On-the-job training and career advancement opportunities

Career PathStart your career here and join the other 95% of our skilled employees who have been trained and promoted from laborers to carpenters or operators, to leadmen and superintendents during their time with A.M. Cohron & Son, Inc.

General Information

Job Type: Permanent, travel with the crew to the next project once the current project is complete.

Starting salary: $40,000