Construction Laborer/Lead man – WRH, Inc – Cedar Rapids, IA

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WRH, Inc

WRH, Inc. is a General Contractor in Eastern Iowa. We are seeking a construction laborer to construct heavy civil, storm sewer pumping stations, waste water treatment plants, water treatment plants, concrete foundations, concrete flood walls, process piping and electrical sub-station & utility construction projects.

We are looking for experienced:
Laborers/Lead men with the ability to run crews of 2-5.

Minimum qualifications of the ideal candidate include:

  • Ability to understand verbal English instruction from project superintendent
  • Willingness to learn and practice safe work procedures
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds and do physical labor as needed
  • Ability to report for work on time a minimum of five 8-hour days per week and some Saturdays
  • Basic knowledge in one of the following fields of construction: Excavation, Structural Concrete, Pipe Fitting and joining, process equipment installation, electrical underground conduit and duct banks

Additional desired qualifications but not required:

  • Ability to interpret construction drawings
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish and English
  • Operation of heavy equipment
  • Carpentry
  • Concrete/Concrete finishing

Starting Compensation:

  • $17.50-$22.00 hourly based on experience and any applicable government wage scales

Benefits and Perquisites:

  • Health Insurance plan
  • Death & LT Disability Insurance
  • Flex Pay cafeteria plan
  • 10 Days Paid Time Off (PTO) earned 1st year, increases with tenure
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Continuing Education Tuition Reimbursement

Career Opportunities include:

  • Advancement to Foremen

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.50 – $22.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime


  • Construction: 3 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)


  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 75% (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No