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Base / Site / Land Foreman - LaPlace, LA

LaPlace, LA, US, 70068

Barriere Construction



Job ID:  410060

Barriere Construction, a CRH Company, is the Louisiana-based infrastructure contractor of choice for our Gulf South employees and customers. For 70+ years, we have continuously created value through our Culture of Care while safely and reliably delivering quality construction projects and materials under budget and on time, every time - this is our B Guarantee. Infrastructure and heavy civil construction services include asphalt and concrete paving, site preparation, structural, mechanical, and turnkey services. Materials sales are also available for all projects including your own, from residential to industrial. We are one of the largest asphalt producers in Louisiana with the largest asphalt plant in the state along with two others. Our award-winning Construction Group is constantly expanding the scope of its capabilities. It currently specializes in transportation, petrochemical, power, commercial, residential, and ports and rail projects.



Position Summary


The Base Foreman is a mid-level position that reports to the crew Superintendent. The Base Foreman coordinates and oversees the construction and quality of asphalt paving.  The Base Foreman is directly responsible for the overall effectiveness and timeliness of all assigned asphalt projects.






  • Provides management and oversight for all decisions regarding asphalt paving projects, personnel, equipment, problem resolutions, and overall effectiveness of projects.

  • Monitor labor, haul, equipment production, and cost for each project.

  • Plans and coordinates production on a daily basis and plans work approximately 1 week in advance.

  • Ensures all timesheets are entered and audited accurately.

  • Plan, assign, coordinate, and evaluate crews.

  • Interpret company policies for workers and enforces safety regulations

  • Coordinate subcontractors, suppliers, and equipment.

  • Maintains accurate record-keeping of projects.

  • Tracks production.

  • Inspects equipment and ensures operators maintain equipment and document usage.

  • Inspect work areas to determine the type of work required and materials and equipment to be used.

  • Interprets job orders to workers and assigns duties.

  • Trains new employees

  • Ensure the safety of the crew and the public.

  • Comply with all safety initiatives, protocols, and procedures



  • Three (3) years of experience in Civil and/or Road Construction in a lead or supervisory position

  • Bachelors Degree, Civil Engineer/Construction preferred


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A 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!


Barriere Construction, 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 Posted:  Jun 17, 2022

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans