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Elder Corporation Warehouse/Delivery Assistant in Des Moines, Iowa

General Info

Job Type: Full-Time

Availability: Must be available during all hours of operation, however majority of hours are worked between 5:00AM - 7:00PM

Salary Range: Union Scale plus health/ vision/ dental insurance, pension plan, and other benefits

Uniforms provided after 90 days of employment.

Company Info

Elder Corporation is a family-owned business and values long-term employee relationships. We specialize in massive earthmoving and complex underground utility projects to heavy duty demolition work, and are trusted by thousands of Midwest customers to be their site development partner. Although we require experienced applicants for some positions, we are always looking for employees who are willing to be flexible and learn new skills. To learn more about Elder Corporation, visit our website at .


The Warehouse/Delivery Assistant plays an important role, under the supervision of the warehouse manager, to efficiently deliver parts to job sites and warehouse organization. This position requires strong organizational and communication skills, ability to work independently, and attention to detail.


  • Pull and/or pick up all requested parts/equipment accurately and deliver to jobsites in a prompt, efficient manner

  • Frequently lifting, carrying, and holding construction materials, tools, and supplies.

  • Work harmoniously, cooperatively, and courteously with others at all times.

  • Follow directions and instructions.

  • Perform a variety of tasks and duties that may change often as the work conditions require.

  • Work within defined standards of accuracy.

  • Work in a variety of weather conditions, including temperatures over 85 degrees and below 40 degrees.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to use arms and hand to reach for, handle, and manipulate objects.

  • Ability to do physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks.

  • Ability to perform frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, lifting, pushing, and pulling.

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds unassisted.

  • Must be able to see and hear well (naturally or with correction.)

  • Ability to travel and work overtime, as requested.

  • Valid Class A commercial driver’s license and acceptable driving record from company’s insurance carrier.

  • Ability to operate a forklift, telehandler, skid loader and wheel loader.

  • Knowledge in construction specifically grading and utilities preferred.

  • Basic computer and iPhone skills.

    Elder Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

    All prospective employees will be subject to a pre-employment drug screen, physical and a background check.