Who We Are

Family-Owned and Operated

Contracting runs in the Corell family. Corell Contractor, Inc., had its humble beginnings in 1959 with Steve Corell and his single end loader. Steve founded the company after purchasing a Cat 955 H End Loader to dig basements for home builders in the evenings after his day job at his father’s construction company. Corell’s business grew into one of Iowa’s oldest and largest commercial sitework firms, becoming one of Steve’s proudest achievements. Today, the company has expanded to include underground utility installation services, concrete and asphalt recycling, and a full-service paint shop for heavy-duty equipment.

Experience Corell Contractor, Inc.

We not only excel in our excavating and utility work, but our commitment to our customers is evident. Most of our clients are returning private developers, general contractors, and municipalities, and we invest the same level of effort and skill in their new project as if it was their first with Corell Contractor. Our team of professionals are experienced and loyal with industry knowledge spanning generations. You can trust the experts working on your project whether it’s our utility work or our excavating services. The Corell team will complete a project that you can be proud of.

The Corell Team

Corell Contractor is one of the oldest union-based contracting companies in Central Iowa. We believe in taking care of our own and maintaining a commitment to safety for our team. We offer a career opportunity, not just a weekly paycheck. When you join the Corell Contractor team, you will find a place in our company where you are a valued individual, not just another number in a corporate pool. Corell Contractor offers the resources and experience you need to grow both professionally and personally.

Union Affiliations

Corell Contractor is signatory to the following unions:

  • Operating Engineers Local 234
  • Laborers Local 353
  • Teamsters Local 90

Start your career with Corell Contractor today.