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Paving Superintendent - Emporia, KS

Emporia, KS, US, 66801

APAC - Kansas - Shears



Job ID:  154452


APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, is a multi-million dollar heavy highway contractor that was established in 1874, and has multiple asphalt plants, ready mix plants, rock quarries and sand operations in Kansas. Shears is diversified with public, private and commercial work including paving, utility, dirt-grading and concrete flat work. Our valued employees produce quality work and products in a competitive market with safety first at all times. If you are seeking a rewarding career with challenging work, a variety of responsibilities, potential for advancement and looking for benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel, come join our team. 


Position Summary


 Supervise all aspects of asphalt paving.




  • Direct and lead asphalt paving operations to achieve safe, efficient, high quality production.
  • Provide direct supervision to superintendents, foremen and oversee the daily activities of asphalt paving, and milling crews.
  • Plan and schedule labor, equipment and trucking to maximum efficiency.
  • Communicate regularly with owners, engineers, agency representatives, project managers, estimators, quality control, and customer service to schedule work and perform within established deadlines.
  • Coordinate with plants and pits on daily production requirements.
  • Analyze blueprints, specifications, bid proposals and other documents, and prepare foremen to perform work.
  • Provide measurements/quantities to invoice owner.
  • Review job cost reports and control labor, equipment, material, and subcontractor costs.
  • Promote individual and team accountability for safety, production, quality, and service, and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Provide assistance to estimating department as required.
  • Must be willing to be available during non-business hours to handle last minute scheduling changes etc. (i.e. nights and weekends)
  • Must be willing to travel when required.
  • Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action compliance on all projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Other Requirements


  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, customers and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to the assigned job site in uniform and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Environmental, Health & Safety Manual.
  • Ensure the project meets or exceeds the QC/QA goals.


Qualification Requirements


Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.

  • Must be proficient in operating screed in street and highway applications.
  • Must have working knowledge of rolling patterns and density requirements.


Education \Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Individuals must have a strong background in project management, base and construction projects.


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to operate office equipment including, but not limited to: computers, copiers, ten key adding machine, printers, etc.
  • Proficiency of MS Excel and Word applications required.
  • Ability to analyze issues independently.
  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • May occasionally lift move/carry up to 10 lbs. and occasionally use exertion forces of pushing/pulling of up to 10 lbs.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects for extended periods of time.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment


  • Standard office environment.
  • Visits to outdoor work locations/ job sites as needed
  • Tempo is fast-paced with deadlines.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be moderate.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted:  Aug 8, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Emporia
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita

Job Segment: Construction, Project Manager, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Technology