The Leary Construction Company

About Us

The Leary Construction Company is a third generation family-owned business founded by Charles J. (C.J.) LearyCharles J. (C.J.) Leary  more than 75 years ago in 1939 after he graduated from Butler University. The company became incorporated in 1946.

Diligence and professionalism in maintaining and painting elevated water towers and ground storage tanks has been passed down from father to son for three generations.Three Generations

C.J.’s son, Charles D. (Dan) Leary, effectively ran the company for 30 years. Now and over the past 15 years, Charles A. LearyCharles A Leary has been successfully managing the company with the same mission his grandfather developed.

Our Mission

The Leary Construction Company’s mission is to offer the best possible custom programs for care of your water tower in all matters pertaining to proper maintenance and safety-related equipment to allow our customers to continue providing quality water and service to their users. The pillars of our mission include:


The Full Service Tank Company

The Leary Construction Company, Inc.,  has competent inspectors (NACE Trained),  skilled painters,  experienced welders,  modern tools and equipment,  and complete insurance coverage to perform any type of maintenance necessary to keep your tank in excellent condition for the long-term.

We recommend yearly inspections, biennial washouts and periodic repainting inside and out to ensure effective corrosion protection.

We offer a multi-year maintenance program to maintain and protect your tank against corrosion for 10 years at a fixed yearly cost with the Leary Preventive Protection Program.

Contact us to request one of our representatives to inspect your tank to help you with any maintenance problems you may encounter.   This service places you under no obligation to The Leary Construction Company.



We look forward to taking care of your water tank maintenance needs!

Our Services

The Leary Construction Company, Inc.,  has competent inspectors (NACE Trained),  skilled painters,  experienced welders,  modern tools and equipment,  and complete insurance coverage to perform any type of maintenance necessary to keep your tank in excellent condition for the long-term.

We recommend yearly inspections, biennial washouts and periodic repainting inside and out to ensure effective corrosion protection.

We offer a multi-year maintenance program to maintain and protect your tank against corrosion for 10 years at a fixed yearly cost with the Leary Preventive Protection Program.

Contact us to request one of our representatives to inspect your tank to help you with any maintenance problems you may encounter.   This service places you under no obligation to The Leary Construction Company.

Leak Repairs / Welding
Replace Roof Vent and Screen
Install a New Drain Valve
Replace Existing Manway with a Larger Manway for Better Accessibility.
Install a Compliant Tower Access Ladder with Ladder Safety Device.
Install a Compliant Shell to Roof Ladder with Ladder Safety Device.
Replace Interior Access Ladder with Safety Climbing Device.
Add a Lockable Ladder Vandal Guard.
Install a New Liquid Level Indicator Complete with Target Board & Float.
Raise an Existing Handrail System to the Required Height of 42″ for Compliance.
Supply and Install New Corral Handrail System at Roof of Tank
Install Bird Deterrent System on Roof of Tank with Speaker System.
Adjust Windage Rods and Riser Stay Rods to Withstand 100 MPH Winds
Remove Spider Rod Assembly from Tank.
Install Aviation Light and Brackets for Lighting.
Install New Screen or Flapper Valve and Splash Pad for Overflow Pipe.
Install Cathodic Protection System.
Install Mixer System.
Re-Seal Concrete Foundations.
Clean and Weld Anchor Nuts.
Add Lock on Manway or Ladder Guard with Keys to Client.

Our Team of Experienced Welders & Tank Specialists Have You Fully Covered for All Your Tank Maintenance & Repair Needs!

Employment

We are always looking for good PAINTERS,  SANDBLASTERS,  &  WELDERS with water tower or industrial steel painting experience.


  • Must be willing to travel extensively.
  • Our projects are located throughout the Midwest and Southeast.
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check will be conducted.
  • Must be able to work at height levels up to 250 feet.
  • Starting wage is $15/hour. Hourly wage varies based on experience.
  • Valid driver's license helpful.
  • Transportation can be provided after you are mobilized to the first jobsite.

Fax resume to: 317-462-1646   or   Email resume to: learycc@aol.com


Full-time Employee Benefits

*Employees eligible on the 1st of the month following 2 months of employment.
** Employees eligible after one year of employment.