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Manatt's Inc Portable Plant Manager in Brooklyn, Iowa

The success Manatts, Inc., enjoys today in the construction industry started more than 70 years ago. Back then, it was one man, one truck, and now our team of employees numbers more than 750 strong. We have dozens of ready-mix and asphalt production facilities around the state of Iowa. Our massive fleet of dump and ready-mix trucks serves thousands of job sites every year. In addition, our concrete and asphalt paving divisions, along with our various other crews, complete hundreds of projects every season.

Our PCC division is hiring a Portable Plant Manager.


  • Operate batching equipment to produce concrete mix according to required specifications

  • Manager will oversee employees, production and efficiency, and make sure the plant is running smoothly, quickly, efficiently and safely

  • Working hand in hand with paving superintendents and project managers

  • Coordinating and directing trucks carrying material

  • Managing crew efficiently and effectively

  • Recognizing and resolving plant maintenance issues

  • Modify production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitability

  • Shoveling, greasing and oiling equipment

  • Assisting with plant mobilization, and other miscellaneous general laborer tasks as needed around plant site.

  • Maintaining required records; monitoring and maintaining inventories


  • Welding and fabrication skills, along with the ability to perform such tasks at heights

  • General knowledge and ability to troubleshoot electrical and pneumatic systems

  • Mechanical skills

  • Computer knowledge

  • Previous experience with concrete preferred

  • Class A CDL preferred, but willing to help obtain after hire

  • Ability to work long hours, nights and weekends when necessary

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid driver license required.

  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others

  • Effective communication skills, required

  • Ability to direct others in a positive manor

  • Although ability is critical, the attitude and willingness to work as a team and be motivated to learn are bigger considerations

  • This is a seasonal position based out of Brooklyn, IA that requires overnight travel.


  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life and AD & D Insurance

  • 401K Retirement Plan

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Plan

  • Wellness Program

  • Paid Holidays

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