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Join Our Team

Jensen Builders is a growing design/build construction company offering a friendly, dynamic work environment, excellent opportunities to utilize and build your skills and experience, and the chance to work on a variety of great projects. Jensen Builders is 100% employee owned (Employee Stock Ownership Program).

​Please apply in person at the Fort Dodge office or call:


Tom Nelson, Human Resources Director

(515) 573-3292 or cell (515) 570-7832


or at the Des Moines office call:

Joel Rivera, Human Resources (Habla Español)

(515) 393-5178 or cell (515) 269-3716​​​

We Are Now Accepting Applications For:

Crane Operator

100 ton crane

CDL Preferred, but not required

Safety Director

We are looking for an experienced safety director to join our company. In this role, you'll be responsible for creating and overseeing health and safety protocols for the company, and ensuring that staff members are properly informed regarding emergency preparedness, use of protective equipment, and accident protocol. You should display exceptional knowledge of company safety policies and relevant occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) standards. Ultimately, an outstanding safety director should be able to identify opportunities to minimize workplace health hazards quickly and efficiently.

Job location:  Fort Dodge, IA Office

                      Des Moines, IA Office


Jensen Builders, LTD is looking for a qualified superintendent to run the day-to-day operations on construction site, control the short-term schedule, quality control and subcontractor coordination in the Northwest Iowa area. Computer skills required at least 2 years experience managing job sites

Heavy Equipment Operator

Jensen Builders, LTD is looking for experienced heavy equipment operators interested in operating GPS equipped dozer, excavator, scraper, & loader doing a variety of earth moving, excavation. Great benefits, wages based on experience and willingness to show job pride and leadership. Company pickup may be provided to those with good driving records and CDL.

Concrete, Carpentry, or Steel Erection Foreman

Minimum of 3 years experience in running a crew of 5 to 15 people.


Ideal candidates will have a professional degree in architecture & Iowa registration preferred. Must exhibit skill and experience in designing and drafting in all phases of work with emphasis in Design Development, Construction Document and As-built phases of a project. Applicants must be proficient with, Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, StruCalc or similar 3D drafting & structural software and Adobe Suite. Excellent presentation, writing and verbal skills are advantageous. 

Job location:   Fort Dodge, IA office

                       Des Moines, IA Office

Project Manager

Jensen Builders Ltd is offering several opportunities to work with a design
build general contractor in the central Iowa area. We are looking for a construction
project manager with some or a great deal of experience. For students graduating we
are willing to train you to become a successful project manager in our firm. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits and bonus package. A company vehicle will be provided.

Job location:  Fort Dodge, IA Office

                      Des Moines, IA Office

Concrete, Carpentry, or Steel Erection Crew

Concrete Labor and Finishers

Rough and Finish Carpenters

Structural Steel and Metal Building Erectors

Equipment Operators

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