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Manatt's Inc Hydro-Chipping Technician Lead in Brooklyn, Iowa


Manatt’s Hydro-Chipping Technician Lead (HCTL) is committed to safely doing everything we do better than anyone else. The HCTL acts as the standard bearer for Manatt’s values, mission, purpose, and vision and is accountable for assisting Ready Mix employees, ensuring the safe and reliable operations of cleaning concrete mixer drums.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Additional or other duties may be assigned.


  • Serves as a standard bearer for Manatt’s mission to safely do everything we do better than anyone else and purpose of building legacies through standards of excellence.

  • Promotes, lives, and exemplifies Manatt’s values: Family, Excellence and Human Potential.

  • Supports, adheres to, and vocalizes company safety standards and policies, ensuring they and everyone they interact with goes home in the same condition they came to work.

  • Participates in clear and regular two-way communications with everyone at all facilities.

  • Supports, assists, and encourages team members at the plant, jobsite, and elsewhere, to create a clean, safe, and enjoyable workplace.


  • Ensures he/she is using his/her time efficiently and effectively without close supervision.

  • Ensures he/she is using his/her supervisor’s, dispatch, and management’s time appropriately.

  • Ensures he/she is using his/her peers’ time appropriately.

  • Uses ultra high pressure water to remove concrete buildup from the interior of the mixer drum.

  • Responsible for removing hardened concrete on the exterior of the truck as well. (We will have a power washer on the unit that can clean exterior as well).

  • Pile discarded concrete on the ground where it can be hauled away.

  • Ensures assigned vehicle is following state and federal regulations, including daily maintenance of pre and post trip inspection reports, all certifications are up to date, and current registration and insurance cards are in the appropriate places including unit, trailer and tow vehicle.

  • Performs maintenance on chipper engine and pump.

  • Monitors performance and change parts when needed (nozzles, packing, univalves, o-rings and seals).

  • Maintains spare parts inventory.

  • Assist in site preparations, shuttles, and prepares trucks for chipping.

  • Inspections of trucks for cleanliness and damages. Replacement of hatch bolts, seals and or hopper pins if necessary.

  • Meet or exceed company safety standards by operating vehicles in a safe manner and abiding by all State and Federal Department of Transportation traffic laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Observe and resolve obvious OSHA, EPA or MSHA violations or potential problems and report them to operations team.

  • Communicate and c ollaborate with plant managers to ensure mixer trucks are maintaining maximum capacity.


  • Commits to continuous personal improvements on the path towards being best self.

  • Listens and coordinates with team members and available resources to ensure all can be their best self, analyzes and resolves work obstacles and assists in solving problems.

  • Participates with management to set and adhere to personal goals in line with Manatt’s core values.

  • Assists and encourages all team members on their journey of continuous growth.

  • Open minded and willingness to adapt to the technological changes in an evolving industry.

  • Provides staff with feedback and personal observations of chipping processes in a constructive manner.

  • Positively represents and promotes Manatt’s at jobsites and elsewhere, to customers, potential customers, and potential team members to positively influence the Manatt’s experience.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Ability

  • General experience with hydro chipping equipment

    Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years maintenance/fabrication related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or team members.

    Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to develop and interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Class A CDL with airbrakes endorsement.

  • Current IDOT Physical required and must remain current thereafter.

    Other Qualifications

  • Acceptable driving record

  • Excellent work ethic


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    HCTL will be working in varying weather conditions and environments with substantial walking, bending, stooping, lifting, or working in awkward or strained positions. M ust be able to lift up to 80 lbs. alone and HCTL will also be required to work in confined, tight spaces at times.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • HCTL will be working overtime, odd hours, and nights as well as some weekends as business needs determine. Overnight travel will be required as necessary.