Why you should join our team:
Do you want to be an employee-owner? Woodruff Construction is a 100% employee-owned and family-focused commercial construction general contractor with over 65 years of experience. Woodruff provides a dynamic environment where each individual is challenged to be his or her best, and we are continually searching for goal-driven candidates to join our team. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce and encourage those with a wide range of backgrounds to inquire about our job opportunities.

We serve the regions of Ames, Fort Dodge, Iowa City, Waterloo and Spencer, and are driven by our strong Core Values:

  • FAMILY comes first
  • SERVICE to others
  • PURPOSE in everything we do
  • DEPENDABILITY to do what's right
  • ENJOYMENT of our work

The Woodruff Difference:
We offer a variety of unique perks for our employee-owners:

  • New hire tool kit provided, including 5 hi-vis shirts
  • Main working hours of 7:00-3:30 Monday-Friday
  • Most jobsites stay within a 60-mile radius in your region
  • $1,000 stay-on bonus after 30 days
  • Career-advancement programs -Woodruff has an in-house training program for candidates who show the desire to learn and develop new skills. 
  • Company-sponsored outings and events

How Will You Build Your Future With Us?
Woodruff is seeking applicants who are reliable, hard-working team players to fill
immediate openings for full-time steel erectors with the ability to work independently in Waterloo, IA.

  • 1-3 years of experience preferred
  • Welding certification preferred

At Woodruff, we attribute our success to the investment and retention of our quality employees. Woodruff values its employees and offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive pay with weekly direct deposit
  • Work/Life balance – paid time off, holidays, volunteer time off, parental leave, and bereavement
  • 100% Employee Owned, you can become an employee-owner after only one year of service!
  • Competitive benefits – including medical, dental and vision, flexible spending account, and disability
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education
  • Personalized career path
  • Employee assistance program

Job Type: Full-time

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone:  515-232-4535 x22
Email: sarao@woodruffcompanies.com

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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