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Heavy Equipment Operator/Lead

Marcus, IA 51035

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Landscaping Job ID: 013-2122 Pay Rate: $26-$37hr DOE

Job Description

Heavy Equipment Operator/Lead

$26-$37hr DOE

Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM (hours vary depending on work site location)

A local family owned and operated excavation company is hiring a heavy equipment operator/ team lead to join their small team! This is a great opportunity to grow your knowledge in heavy equipment operations and leadership near the Marcus, IA area! Apply now while this job opening is available!


  • Willing to work in multiple roles
  • Operating heavy equipment
  • Assist maintenance of machinery
  • Lay out and survey work sites
  • Ability to complete documentation, time cards and other reports
  • Set stakes, assemble pipe, install septic systems, and drainage tile etc.
  • Willingness to obtain a CDL and drive a dump truck
  • Act as the go to person and lead a small team of general laborers and operators
  • Willingness to give directions to other team members
  • Effective communication between you and the management team is a must to ensure quality of work is being upheld


  • Ability to obtain a Class A CDL
  • Heavy equipment operating experience
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Overnights and occasional weekends may be required
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Benefits & Pay:

  • $26-$37hr 
  • Ability to learn new aspects of excavation and leadership
  • Paid holidays, provided uniforms, paid time off, health, dental, vison, supplemental insurance, and Pension

Our job is to get YOU hired (and it's free!) For more information, call or stop by our office today! If you’ve applied to Aventure before, simply give us a call to put your name in for this position.

221 East Main Street | Cherokee, IA | (712) 221-3272

Aventure Staffing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A drug screen and background may be required.

Interested? Contact:

Cherokee Branch

Aventure Staffing in Cherokee employs individuals in a large variety of industries, including clerical/office, industrial, manufacturing, warehouse, agriculture and healthcare fields.

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About Marcus, IA

Explore exciting job opportunities in the vibrant area around Marcus, Iowa! Nestled in the heart of Cherokee County, this charming small town offers a tight-knit community, picturesque parks like Peterson Park, and easy access to outdoor adventures along the Little Sioux River. Embrace the inviting local culture by enjoying a meal at Da Kao Vietnamese Cuisine or catching a show at the iconic Cherokee Community Theatre. With nearby landmarks like the Sanford Museum and Planetarium in Cherokee and the serene beauty of Silver Sioux Recreation Area, a career in this region promises professional growth and a quality lifestyle. Discover your next career move in Marcus, IA, where endless opportunities await!