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Construction Foreman - Savannah, GA

Savannah, GA, US, 31415

Preferred Materials - Asphalt


Job ID:  174120


Preferred Materials, Inc., a CRH Company, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of construction materials, and construction/paving services in the United States.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the Preferred Materials Region has facilities throughout the State of Florida, as well as Coastal Georgia and South Carolina.  Companies within the Preferred Region are leading providers of ready mix concrete, concrete block, aggregate materials, hot mix and warm mix asphalt, as well as design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Preferred is committed to being a great place to work, and to attracting and retaining exceptional employees.  We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.


Job Description Summary 


  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • The Construction Site Foreman supervises and coordinates activities and workers engaged in job site area as dictated by blueprints and any other specific job specifications and regulatory requirements to ensure timely and quality completion of the job. 
  • Working foreman on DOT focused projects in GA / SC focused on grading, drainage, and roadway construction. 
  • Ensure daily maintenance, operations, servicing, and minor repair of equipment is completed and schedule appointment for any major repairs
  • Experience using asphalt paving equipment; dozer, loader/backhoe, grader
  • Interprets Company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations and procedures
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints and job orders to workers and assign duties
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet schedules, using knowledge of capacity of workers and equipment and recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product/job progression
  • Adept/knowledgeable in all aspects of work activities that are being supervised
  • May estimate, requisition and inspect materials
  • Confers with superintendent, plant personnel, other supervisors and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications and coordinating various phases of construction
  • Inspects work in progress, reviews materials used and costs, adjusts work schedules as appropriate
  • Directs appropriate traffic control methods and techniques wherever necessary
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable law including but not limited to interviewing, hiring, training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, appraise performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment; maintains time and production records
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check
  • Current driver’s license
  • Able to work various times during day, night or weekend hours, at various locations




  • High school Diploma or equivalent preferred but not required
  • 5 years of experience in the construction industry along with supervisory experience
  • Computer skills helpful
  • Ability to do basic math


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!


Preferred Materials, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Savannah

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