Current Openings

Send resume in PDF or Microsoft Word format to 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.

Field Personnel

Carl A. Nelson & Company is taking applications for career opportunities as Construction Craftsmen, Millwrights, Heavy Equipment Operators, and Supervisors.  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

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