Paving Foreman

Acushnet, MA, US, 02743

PJ Keating Co


Job ID:  493586


P.J. Keating Company, a CRH company, is a leading manufacturer of aggregate and HMA products and Paving and Construction in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We operate aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) production facilities in Acushnet, Dracut, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts as well as Cranston, Rhode Island.  Our modern facilities, veteran paving crews, experienced construction management team and large investment in plants and equipment make us one of the largest and most efficient producers in the state of Massachusetts as well as one of only two RIDOT approved stone suppliers in the state of Rhode Island. 

Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then P.J. Keating Company and CRH is the company for you! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!


Position Overview

The Paving Foreperson will oversee and direct all facets the paving crews operations and personnel.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties & Functions)

  • Adhere to and follow all safety rules and regulations of MSHA/OSHA/DOT and P.J. Keating Company.
  • Assist in the layout of project.
  • Assist in on the job training of crew members.
  • Take part in daily crew and equipment management.
  • Assist in direction of appropriate traffic control methods and techniques wherever necessary.
  • Assist in completion of required paperwork on a daily, weekly, and as needed basis.
  • Understand production needs and maintain contact with the asphalt plant (i.e., progress of the job, projected tonnage per day, breakdowns, periodically monitor yield and overruns to assure compliance, etc.)
  • Communicate with paving crew relative to the specific daily responsibilities, including job review, specific expectations, proper conduct, proper attire, and safety.
  • Daily communications with the Milling/Reclaim Manager and other supervisory personnel regarding project status.
  • Proper communications with asphalt plant relative to start up and stop times.
  • Ensure projects/job sites are operating in a safe manner.
  • Various other duties as assigned.


Skills & Specifications

  • Ability to make independent decisions daily.
  • Ability to display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
  • Possess a strong drive to fulfill commitments and tremendous enthusiasm.
  • Report to the assigned job site with appropriate personal protective equipment and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 
  • Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures.
  • Must be willing travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and overtime when necessary.


Education/Professional Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education; and five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in the heavy highway or paving industry preferred.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


P.J. Keating Company, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Apr 20, 2024

Nearest Major Market: New Bedford

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