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River City Paving Equipment Operator Grading in Dubuque, Iowa


River City Paving, established in 1992, is a family-owned asphalt production and placement company headquartered in Kieler, WI. The company is part of a larger, family-owned organization and national leader in asphalt paving with resources and opportunities throughout the Midwest region. Like all road base installation, River City Paving employees form the foundation of our business. Our entrepreneurial culture thrives on a diverse mix of abilities – allowing us to create innovative solutions while opening doors in new and emerging markets. We want everyone on our tight-knit team to play an active role in growing our business, and we encourage our team members to share their ideas and help shape our future. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible, and down-to-earth. We do not ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it. Our reputation for ethical behavior enables us to attract and retain the best talent and loyal customers Northeastern Iowa has to offer. To learn about our team, visit us at:


Under the direction of the foreman, grading equipment operators will be responsible for operating several types of road construction equipment in a safe and efficient manner. This equipment may include, but is not limited to front-end loaders, bulldozers, motor graders, rollers, and other pieces of excavating equipment.

On the job training will provide the knowledge and skills to become a productive member of one of our crews with the potential for advancement opportunities .

This position is a full-time seasonal, working April/May through November (weather permitting). This position requires working overtime and some Saturdays. Local and regional travel opportunities are available.


  • One or more years in operating road or excavating construction equipment is required and/or a technical school degree in Heavy Equipment Operation, primarily:

  • Front-end loader

  • Bulldozer

  • Motor grader

  • Ability to understand grades from plans, slopes and identify potential conflicts

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

  • Ability to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), if required

  • Physical ability to work in all seasonal weather and environmental conditions

  • Ability to listen and take direction from others while being a team player and helping to train less experienced employees


    We prioritize the safety and wellness of our road construction processes by following the Company’s safety programs and policies, thus mitigating risk and improving overall productivity of the projects with safety at the forefront.


    Benefit package is offered through the Union. Benefits include medical, dental and a pension plan.

    EOE, including disability/vets