General Construction Foreman
Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Colas
Since 1854, Barrett Industries has been a leader in providing infrastructure solutions throughout the United States. Through our subsidiary companies, including Barrett Paving Materials Inc., we serve everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Barrett Industries Corporation is an infrastructure construction holding company with a vertically integrated value chain including quarries, sand and gravel operations, asphalt cement storage terminals, hot mix asphalt plants, trucking, asphalt emulsions, asphalt paving, and pavement preservation.
Barrett Paving Materials Inc. upholds the highest standards of Safety, Environmental Stewardship, and Ethical Conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer's needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company's value chain. We operate through various companies in the Northeast and the Midwest. We are strong, stable, and growing.
"We Build the Roads You Travel"
Job Title: General Construction Foreman
Reports to: Construction Superintendent
Job Summary: Oversee activities of workers engaged in constructing improvements and inspects work performed by crafts / construction subcontractors to ensure compliance with specifications. Plan work for a general construction crew and oversee safety procedures, quality of workmanship, production costs, and employee morale. Oversee project progress and proactively manage to the project schedule and budget. Schedule/direct crew work, prepare work plans, assure quality control, manage/track costs, coordinate equipment and subcontractors, administer safety program, train crew members, and maintain positive owner relations.
Read, interpret and understand all contract documents, bid documents, job specifications and plans. Report plan or specification discrepancies to supervisor as soon as possible.
Assist in building and managing a construction schedule. Plan daily work schedule.
Figure daily trucking needs and communicate same to superintendent.
Determine quantities and types of materials, tools, equipment, and labor needed to complete assigned projects.
Lead crews and actively work with them in all phases of construction.
Reinforce a positive work environment to craft labor that motivates excellence with regard to performing individual job duties in a safe and profitable manner.
Responsible for insuring the safety of workers, equipment and public at work site.
Responsible for the crew's observance of all company, client and government rules and regulations on the jobsite.
Utilizes organizational skills. Must display strong written and oral communication skills and employ effective listening skills. Must be able to analyze problems and make sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and costs. Strong leadership and relationship building skills. Ability to interact with others and positively influence their behavior in an organized manner while managing multiple daily activities. Ability to write and speak clearly and effectively to all levels of employees, both individually and in large groups. Must be able to work well with diverse personalities.
Must specialize managing a crew in all types of pipe installation, concrete removal and installation, excavation and embankment, and all aspects of building or reconstructing a roadway. Must have strong blueprint reading skills, as well as GPS layout and machine control experence.
Five years of civil construction experience. Degree in construction related field preferred. Experience in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, safety, and quality control.
Basic computer knowledge including knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and internet applications preferred.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
High degree of reasoning ability and problem-solving skills. Flexible in adapting to changing needs, detail oriented and adept at analytical problem solving. Demonstrate independence in problem solving and be able to quickly analyze, compare, and interpret detailed and sometimes poorly defined information, and be able to make sound and accurate judgments based on best available information.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a professional to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle objects and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, hear, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and balance. Representatives perform all of these actions while being exposed to a variety of weather conditions, including inclement weather and extreme heat and cold. The individual may need to lift up to 75 pounds.
Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here . For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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