Asphalt Foreperson - Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE, US, 68138

Midwest - Omni

 

 

Job ID:  495357

 

OMNI Engineering, a CRH company, started its business in 1985 in Omaha, Nebraska.  OMNI is involved in heavy highway construction as well as private and commercial site construction.  Its primary business involves the manufacture and placement of asphalt for roads, city streets and parking lots.  Currently, OMNI Engineering employs around 200 employees and remains a competitive force in the Omaha market.

 

 

Position Overview

The Asphalt Paving Foreman, responsible for the supervision of their Paving and Construction Crew as well as performing various duties on construction and/or paving projects. The Foreman handles the majority of aspects related to personnel management on site. They make decisions pertaining to production on a daily basis.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to management.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of the crew.
  • Assist construction/paving crew with various duties such as; shoveling and raking, running wheelbarrow, equipment operations, safely backing/dumping trucks into paver.
  • Daily reports for personnel, production, quantities, equipment utilized.
  • May be required to use pressure washer and/or sandblasting equipment.
  • Identify, understand, and report safety hazards, poor behavior, and unsafe actions immediately.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

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) required; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in leading a hot mix asphalt crew or other related industry experience preferred.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license. 
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Report to work dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is required and must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays 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.
  • Ability to obtain OSHA 30 certification.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of asphalt types, classifications and materials.
  • Knowledge of paving techniques, best practices, and paving equipment.
  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions.
  • Ability to recognize hazardous conditions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment, as well as being able to work independently with attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions from supervisors to complete assigned tasks.

 

Key Competencies

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. Dependable and reliable.
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to needs.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed; able to consistently work independently without direct supervision.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Helps direct reports and the team when needed.

 

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.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to read, talk, and listen. 
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to touch, handle, or feel. 
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs, and regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  A variety of noise levels, adverse weather conditions, and complex job sites are to be expected daily. Proper clothing, PPE (personal protective equipment), and safety precautions should be taken to ensure your safety, and the safety of others in all conditions.

 

 

What CRH Offers You

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

 

Omni Engineering, 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:  Mar 29, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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