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Lehigh Hanson Laborer in Mason City, Iowa

AutoReqId: 15097BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Mason City-IA

Pay Class: Hourly

Job Posting:


We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight-knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with a humble, accessible, and down-to-earth attitude. We don’t ask you to “fit in” with our culture. We invite you to add to it.


Do you pride yourself in being a jack-of-all-trades? The Laborer is our entry-level position that is critical to supporting plant needs by ensuring a safe and productive work environment. In this position, you will have the opportunity to use different skills every day as you learn the aggregate industry and fill in for vacancies in various areas of our plant.

  • Load and unload trucks following safe operating procedures

  • Operate mobile equipment on plant property (loader, haul truck, water truck, etc.)

  • Maintain cleanliness of plant work areas

  • Assist with plant tasks including lubrication, maintenance, repairs

  • Transport materials to and from storage and shop areas

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations and company policies and procedures; assist with physical inspections of plant property/departments.

This position will be based in Mason City, IA.


  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Previous experience in an open-pit mine a plus

  • Experience using (or ability to learn) plant mobile equipment

  • Ability to use a shovel, broom, jackhammer, sweeper, forklift, bobcat, and vacuum truck.

  • Ability to work different extended hours, holidays, and/or overtime required

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist, and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods in the same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment


Pay starts at $21.87/hr. with an increase to $23.17/hr. after a probationary period of sixty days.­ Scheduled increases are per the collective bargaining agreement.­ Shift differentials and Sunday premium pay also apply.­ Excellent benefits including twelve paid holidays, 401K with automatic matching company contributions, vacation, the company paid disability, life insurance, AD&D, medical, dental, and vision coverage, and tuition reimbursement.

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share details with candidates a little bit later in the process.

There are many opportunities to move to other positions in the plant as well as the company.­ The Mason City plant produces cement 24 hours/day and 365 days/year and includes quarry and shipping operations.

Must be eligible to work in the USA without sponsorship.

No search firms, please.

Lehigh Hanson is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled