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Employment Opportunities

Our industry requires dedication and experience, and we’re lucky to have some of the top professionals on board.


Our team of licensed experts helps make sure everything is done efficiently and up to code. From the beginning stages to the final outcome, we work closely with our clients to guide them through every step of the process. 

Unified Contracting Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or disability that does not preclude performance of essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other status protected by law. 

We strive to foster a work environment of respect and inclusiveness of persons of all backgrounds where the contributions of all workers are valued and recognized.

Apply today to join our team!

Construction Laborer/Installer in Training

Unified’s construction laborers are on job sites, performing the various installs, and repairs necessary for petroleum fuel facilities. 

They install underground storage tanks and piping for fuel systems. Travel is required Monday-Friday.

We offer an exceptional benefit package including competitive wages, employer provided health insurance, 401K, and semi-annual bonuses.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a mechanical aptitude, any experience in trades, agriculture and/or experience in any industrial/commercial settings.

  • Can lift up to 50lbs as well as climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, etc.

  • Adhere to a DOT physical & drug screen, DMV check, and background check, all of which are subject to applicable federal, state, and local law.

  • Can be consistent with applicable laws and follow strict safety and technical protocols.

  • Can work independently (after you are trained that is) and has basic knowledge of technical devices such as a smartphone.

  • Is able to communicate effectively.

  • Has established organizational and planning skills.

  • Can troubleshoot and utilize problem solving skills in unique situations.

What are the primary responsibilities of a Construction Laborer?

  • Install and test petroleum tanks, piping and other equipment

  • Plans, reviews and develops a layout of each job assignment as directed. Reviews project status with supervisor on a regular basis. Completes all paperwork necessary for completion of each job.

  • Removal and disposal of old petroleum equipment

  • Follow safety procedures on each job

  • Operate various power tools, skid loaders, air compressors, forklifts, and other related tools and equipment in performing described duties

  • Traveling to out of town job sites and work outdoors

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Established organizational and planning skills.
Clean driving record.

Our crews work Monday through Friday in various parts of the Midwest. Motel and per diem is provided.

Openings available: Multiple


Petroleum Service Technician

Service Technicians will be troubleshooting and repairing fueling systems which include fuel dispenser electronics and hydraulics, submersible turbine pumps, monitoring equipment, and point of sale systems within the gas station industry.

A Petroleum Service Technician is responsible for completing the following duties:​

  • Troubleshoot, install and repair petroleum equipment according to manufacturer specifications.

  • Maintain required performance and maintenance records

  • Warranty work, annual inspections, and emergency service work

  • Equipment testing to check operation

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Valid driver’s license required and good driving record

  • Strong work ethic

  • Experience in a labor-intensive position (construction, heavy industrial cleaning, agriculture, etc)

  • Ability to perform all aspects of the position including being able to lift up to 70 lbs and being on your feet for a majority of your shift

  • Ability to enter and work in confined spaces

  • The job may require some overnights

  • Successfully pass and maintain state and manufactures required certifications

  • Appropriate weights and measures permits a plus

  • HS Graduate or equivalent

  • Tech/trade school training is a plus

Openings available: 1


Welder, Fabricator/Construction Laborer

Experience Duties include welding 2" to 3" black pipe, loading racks, tank bottoms and misc. repairs to steel tanks as well as a wide variety of other construction tasks.

The metal fabricator/welder is responsible to operate and maintain all tools and equipment in a safe and efficient manner to achieve the quality and production standards of the project, customer and company.


  • Read, layout, position, and align components according to blueprints.

  • Set-up welder and weld parts to job specifications.

  • Ability to operate a multitude of tools and machinery related to the metal fabrication process.

  • Ability to perform quality checks throughout the fabrication process - layout, fit and weld to specs.

  • Complete basic maintenance on welding equipment.

  • Promote a clean, safe work environment.

  • Assist with other construction work while on site.


Openings available: 1


Electrical Apprentice/Helper

Minimum 1 year of electrical experience working for a licensed electrical contractor preferred.

Existing apprentice looking to gain additional experience and further your career! Look no further you came to the right place!

Unified  is a leading petroleum electrical contractor in Des Moines, Iowa, is more than just a place to work – it’s a place to thrive. We pride ourselves on providing quality work, opportunities to work on a WIDE variety of commercial projects and a safe work environment.

We offer full benefits and year-round work! Some overnight travel Monday-Friday will be required.

Job description

Apprentices provide assistance to Journeyman electricians. They perform a wide variety of basic electrical tasks. And help on new construction jobs in addition to larger service projects and remodels. Apprentices benefit the most by gaining knowledge in the electrical trade and the opportunity to earn their journeyman electrical license all while earning top wages and benefits!

You need to be highly motivated; love to be part of a team, but work well individually; welcome learning new things; enjoy interacting with people; and be ready for a new challenge every single day

Join our team and share our mission of creating a positive, memorable experience for our customers by fulfilling their electrical needs while providing exceptional customer service.

Openings available:


Our crews work Monday through Friday in various parts of the Midwest. Motel and perdiem is provided.

Health insurance is provided for the employee after 90 days and 401K after 6 months of employment. We offer vacation/sick/holiday pay.

​Other perks our team members enjoy:

  • Work all 12 months of the year, no winter layoffs

  • We don't layoff technicians due to lack of work

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Company supplied tools, vehicles, equipment, and training.

  • Bonus pay

  • Opportunity for advancement

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