Agricultural Project Superintendent

Des Moines, IA 50047

Posted: 12/11/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Construction Job Number: MB113670824 Pay Rate: $35-45 / hour

Job Description

Agricultural Project Superintendent
Des Moines, IA
$35-$45 per hour


Oversee all aspects of agricultural projects consisting of maintenance and construction of agricultural facilities.

Reads and interprets blueprints, layout plans, vendor installation and operation manuals, and other schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
Dismantles machines using hammers, wrenches, crowbars and other hand tools.
Moves machinery and equipment using hoists, dollies, rollers and trucks.
Assembles and installs equipment, such as grain bins, augers, conveyors and tram rails, using cranes, hand tools and power tools.
Constructs foundation for machines using hand tools and building materials, such as wood, cement and steel.
Aligns machines and equipment using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers and plumb bobs.
Must have knowledge of optical and laser alignments.
Assembles machines and bolts, welds, rivets or otherwise fastens them to foundation or other structures using hand tools and power tools.
May operate engine lathe to grind, file and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications.
May install robot and modify its program using teach pendant.
May use transit and level for equipment setting.
Loads, transports and unloads materials, tools, equipment and supplies.
Performs lubricating maintenance, cleaning activities, or repair of tools, machines, and equipment.
Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.

Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
Apply shop mathematics to solve problems.
Use logical step-by-step procedures in work.
Plan work and select proper tools.
Schedule and assign work hours
Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects
Visualize objects in three dimensions form plans and drawings.
Make decisions based on measurable criteria.
Perform a variety of duties, which may change often.
Operate machinery.
Work at heights without fear

May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

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Lucas Leckrone
Project Manager

Lucas Leckrone 

Project Manager

O: 309-306-0776 C: 309-337-3139

111 South 1st Street

Monmouth, IL 61462


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