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Grading Crew Foreperson - Mankato, MN -

Mankato, MN, US, 56001

Minnesota Paving & Materials

 

Job ID:  378219

 

Minnesota Paving and Materials, a CRH company has grown from four small, family local companies, to one, strong and leveraged leading supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and paving and construction services throughout the state of Minnesota and surrounding areas. With operations going back to 1861, we boast a remarkably long history of success in the Minnesota aggregate and asphalt industry.

 

Position Overview

The Grading Crew Foreperson will supervise the field operations for an Earthwork/Roadway/Grading project. The grading Foreman will directly supervise and coordinate activities of the grading crew and may also engage in the trade work of the employees being supervised.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
 

  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.  Report any problems to the Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.
  • Coordinates daily work activities, job site organization, reading of plans, etc.
  • Supervises and schedules work crews. 
  • Organizes job site goals, timelines, and budgets.
  • Orders required supplies and materials.
  • Drive to various job site locations.
  • Consults with other project supervisors and engineers, attends meeting, performs on-site inspections and conducts weekly safety meetings.
  • Prepares and maintains required written records, logs, progress reports, time and weight tickets, attendance records and safety and inspection documents as required.
  • Sets grade stakes to guide earth moving equipment operators in sloping highways and fill embankments using measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Reads survey stakes on the jobsite to determine grade specifications for excavating.
  • Assists with general laborer duties as needed, which may include shoveling, laying asphalt, installing pipes, crusher maintenance, and other tasks as required.
  • Performs pre and post shift inspection of equipment.
  • Assists with heavy equipment operation in a safe and effective manner, as needed at job site locations.
  • Maintaining time and materials records necessary to complete daily job costing
  • Take action to avoid potential hazards or obstructions
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.
  • Other tasks as assigned to meet business needs

 

 

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of related Grading Crew Foreperson experience or an equivalent combination of education and training.
  • Must have knowledge of proper equipment operation, grade and work operations.
  • Experience in grades, dirt moving operations, placement of aggregates and prep to pave

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must possess valid DOT Medical Card
  • 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 maintain current driver’s license. CDL preferred.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must maintain a CDL A license with tanker endorsement preferred.
     

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend and crouch as required to perform key duties.
  • Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50 lbs and occasionally as much as 90 lbs, as assigned.
  • Manual dexterity to hand-carry generators, lumber and other construction materials, forms, power tools, and hand tools.
  • Physical dexterity involving stretching, proper placement of legs, and use of arms and hands in repetitive motions.
  • Maintain constant alertness to multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment and the movement of mobile equipment.
  • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.
  • Capable of being certified to enter confined spaces, including climbing into and out of excavations up to 20 feet in depth, using ladders or crawling, as required.
  • Sufficient skill and visual acuity, under varying degrees of light, darkness and weather conditions, to provide direction and flagging for operators of cranes with rate capacities of up to 300 tons.
  • Ability to climb on and off heavy equipment safely.

 

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease and dust that are typically associated with a construction project.
  • Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.
  • Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.

 

Pay: $60,000 - $75,000 / year

 

 

 

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!

 

Minnesota Paving and Materials, 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 21, 2022


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