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Careers with Dirks

Who is Dirks?

We Value People above all else! Each of our employees are valued members of a team that makes things happen and gets the job done right.

Dirks core purpose starts with, “We passionately work together as a team to deliver results much greater than ourselves.”  We perform at a level of excellence that inspires the people we serve and the people we employ.

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Learning From Their Example

Dirks Heavy Contractors was founded by Lance & Franklin Dirks in 2002.  A father son team that spent years in the field themselves doing the work we invite our team members to do. Their commitment to maintain a small family business atmosphere means each employee is integral to our work, valued by all, and counted on by others. Lance and Franklin continue to be at the helm of the company and passionately share their wisdom and experience to empower others to do great work efficiently, honestly, safely, and with integrity.


Dirks is a rapidly growing heavy contractor who is looking for qualified candidates to join our team.  Our benefits include:

  • Competitive pay – Valuable contributors are worth it!
  • Retirement Benefits – 401(k) with company match
  • ­Medical Cost Sharing
  • Holiday Pay – Seven Paid Holidays
  • PTO Paid Time Off
  • Personal time-Off
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Worker’s Compensation

Open Positions

Self-motivated, hard-working, honest individuals looking to work for a company that shares in the same characteristics are welcome to apply.  If you’re looking for a place to feel like part of a team, you’re looking for us. Dirks values each employee and counts on each individual to step up to challenges, work hard, and grow. Plus, we have a great time together!

Dirks Heavy Contractor is currently accepting applications for the following jobs:

Project Manager

Equipment Operator

Where We Work

Work close to home.  Dirks Heavy Contractors services the four-state area—Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Conveniently located in the middle of their service area, Dirks’ home office is Butler, Missouri and Joplin, Missouri.  Field crews enjoy being home every night.  Employees commuting from the greater Kansas City Area have an enjoyable and swift drive to and from our offices.