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Wanzek Construction Skilled Laborer-T in Lakota, Iowa



Responsible for assisting other craft workers in the assembly, mechanical completion, repair, maintenance and QC of Wind Turbines. In addition, SKL-Ts may be assigned other tasks as needed during construction of wind projects including any foundation, offload or erection activities.


  • Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures

  • Complete all required Safety documentation

  • Climb wind turbines daily and perform activities required to assemble and mechanically complete wind turbines

  • Uses taglines to control suspended loads during assembly of wind turbine components

  • Bolts, nails, aligns, screws, torques, tensions parts associated with wind turbine construction

  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery to load, offload, push and pull

  • Level earth to fine grade specifications using shovel or other hand tool

  • Mix concrete or grout using portable mixer

  • Smooth and finish freshly poured concrete using float, trowel or screed

  • Position, join, align and connect pumps, motors and other mechanical or metal parts inside a wind turbine

  • Mop, brush or spread paints or bituminous compounds over surfaces for protection

  • Spray materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint or stucco through hose to clean, coat or seal surfaces

  • Apply caulking compounds by hand or with caulking gun to seal crevices

  • Grind, sand or polish surfaces such as concrete and steel, using abrasive tools or machines

  • Perform tasks involving use of hands and tools such as torqueing/tensioning bolts and studs, assembling metal parts, building bolt cages, vibrating concrete, sawing lumber, dismantling forms, removing forms from concrete, and demolitions, cleanup, use of jackhammers, etc.

  • May be required to travel to different jobsites on limited notice

  • Maintain a professional appearance

  • Other Duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred

  • One to three years of experience in construction and/or equivalent combination of training a and experience


  • Wanzek Climb training

  • Tower Rescue Training

  • LOTO

  • Tool Drop

  • Confined Space


  • Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek’s Zero Injury principles

  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Add and subtract two-digit numbers and multiply and divide with 10's and 100's; ability to perform these operations using units, weight measurement and volume

  • Ability to understand units of force, pressure and torque and apply appropriate tooling adjustments for each

  • Common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form


MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.