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Wendling Quarries, Inc. Production Drill Rig Specialist in Iowa City, Iowa

General Info:Job Type: Full-Time Minimum Years of Experience Required: Entry Level - will trainMinimum Years of Education Required: High School/GED/ Overtime Available

Wendling Quarries, Inc. (WQI) is a third generation family owned and operated business that produces crushed stone, sand and gravel for individuals and businesses in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. An increasing portion of our business is in the process of recycled concrete and asphalt. We have a reputation of providing quality products and prompt service to our customers. WQI shares a faithful commitment to each other, supporting each other, having fun and working together to support the communities where we live and work. Our mission is "to safely do everything we do better than anyone else" and we are committed to our core values of family, excellence and human potential. Our strategy is built around developing a highly-engaged, high-performing workforce and we take seriously the duty to give all of our employees the opportunity to become the best version of themselves.

We take pride in our work and our employees.

Wendling Quarries Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Summary:

We are seeking a self-motivated; mechanically inclined person to join our Production Drilling team. Candidate should have experience in the construction industry with knowledge of operating heavy equipment. The primary responsibility is to operate a limestone production drill to drill blast hole's with a track mounted drill rig at Wendling sites as well as customer sites.

If you are looking for a position with independence and some travel, this is the opportunity for you.

This position will require some overnight and extended stay away from home.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently

  • Understanding of basic mechanics and working knowledge of large equipment

  • Willing to travel approximately 50% of the time

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds regularly.

The hours for this position include: Monday - Friday with occasional Saturday work. On average works 50 to 55 hour weeks depending on the season.

Benefits of joining our team:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Retirement Benefit

  • Disability Insurance

  • Vehicle Provided

  • Per Diem

  • PTO

  • Paid Holidays

  • Flex Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Company Outings- Adventureland, Golf, and other events throughout the year.

  • Employee Discounts on Materials (Rock, Etc.)

  • We offer direct deposit and a weekly pay period

Thank you for your interest in our opportunity, for immediate consideration please click the Apply button above.