Current Openings

Current Openings

Send resume in PDF or Microsoft Word format to canco@carlanelsonco.com. Be sure to list the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line and address the email to Human Resources. Applications may also be completed in our Burlington office or the local Iowa Workforce Development Office. Our office is located at 1815 Des Moines Avenue in Burlington, just southwest of Case Company. Click here for directions to our Burlington office.

Carl A. Nelson & Company is an employee-owned company that has one of the best wage and benefit packages in Southeast Iowa. Click here for additional information on benefits.

Qualified candidates for all positions must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. We are a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Construction Project Engineers/Field Engineers

Carl A. Nelson & Company is taking applications for career opportunities as a Project Engineer & Field Engineer. This position will work with both the Project Manager and the Superintendent in managing the construction schedule, purchasing materials and services, change management, construction documents and drawings, overseeing multiple trades and performing coordination activities as necessary to help maintain an efficient construction timeline with a safety-oriented environment.

This is a salary position working Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. Hours may fluctuate depending on the project and working more than 40 hours may be required. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering, Management or a related field.

Qualified candidates must have reliable transportation, as travel may be required. Candidates must also pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Benefits include:

  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Pay
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Continuing Education Assistance

Resumes may be sent to canco@carlanelsonco.com

Construction Project Manager

Carl A. Nelson & Company is taking applications for career opportunities as a Project Manager. This position will plan, direct, and coordinate, usually through superintendents or field engineers, activities concerned with the construction project. They will also participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling and implementation.

This is a salary position working Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. Hours may fluctuate depending on the project and working more than 40 hours may be required. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering, Management or a related field. Candidates will also be required to complete OSHA 30 if not already completed.

Qualified candidates must have reliable transportation, as travel may be required Candidates must also pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Benefits include:

  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Pay
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Continuing Education Assistance

Resumes may be sent to canco@carlanelsonco.com

Warehouse Mechanic

Carl A. Nelson & Company is taking applications for a Mechanic in our warehouse. Qualified candidates must have a positive attitude, be safety conscious, and have a good work ethic. The Mechanic assists with the maintenance, repair and servicing of all construction equipment, tools, trucks and autos owned by the Company. They work in conjunction with the Equipment Manager to ensure that equipment is maintained and kept in good working condition so that they can be used and operated safely.

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm

Pay rate: $17-$23 depending on experience

SIGN-ON BONUS!! $500 after 60 days and another $500 after 180 days!!

Duties would include but not be limited to: Performing initial inspections of equipment, procuring parts needed for repairs, equipment repairs and maximizing utilization of Company owned equipment, performing final inspections on repaired equipment, completing paperwork associated with equipment repairs, and performing high level technical or major repairs when necessary.

CDL Class A license, computer literacy, and welding certifications would be preferred but are not required.

Carl A. Nelson & Company has one of the best wage and benefit packages in SE Iowa. Benefits include: PTO, health insurance, 401(k), safety incentive plan, bonus compensation and much more!

We will also be taking applications Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at 1815 Des Moines Ave. in Burlington, Iowa.

Qualified candidates must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.

Please apply today as we are eager to fill this position!

Carl A. Nelson & Company is an EEO employer M/F/Vet/Disabled

Field Personnel (Craftsmen & Supervisors)

Carl A. Nelson & Company is taking applications for career opportunities as Construction Craftsmen, Millwrights, Heavy Equipment Operators, and supervisory employees including Superintendents and Foremen.  Qualified candidates must have a positive attitude, good work ethic, the willingness and ability to learn, and be safety conscious.  Previous industrial and/or commercial construction experience in concrete, carpentry, welding, or steel erection is preferred but not required.  Qualified candidates must have reliable transportation and must pass a pre-employment physical capacity profile test, drug test, and background check.  Travel outside of the Burlington area is required.  Carl A. Nelson & Company has one of the best wage and benefit packages in Southeast Iowa.  Benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Safety Incentive Plan
  • Skill (Wage) Assessment after 30 days

We will receive applications Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at 1815 Des Moines Avenue, Burlington, IA.  Resumes may be sent to canco@carlanelsonco.com

Carl A. Nelson & Company is an EEO employer MFVet/Disabled.