Grading Foreperson - Savannah, GA

Savannah, GA, US, 31415

APAC - Atlantic



Job ID:  490561


APAC-Atlantic, part of CRH’s South Division, is a leader in the production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, serving the Coastal Georgia and Low Country South Carolina markets for over 70 years. No matter how big or small the paving project is, APAC-Atlantic’s goal on any project is to finish on time and on budget. But most importantly, our goal is to make sure the project uses the right materials and construction methods proven to last. From paving and project management to materials, we have you covered. Are you ready to join the best in the business? At APAC-Atlantic, we’re more than just a team. We’re a family. APAC-Atlantic is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Participant.


Summary and Job Scope:
This position provides direct supervision of a construction grading crew to ensure that all assigned projects are completed within the scope of the designated specifications for the job and following established principles for sitework construction, grading, and grade verification. This position is further responsible for ensuring that all work is performed in conformance with all safety and environmental regulations.
Hours: 10-12 +/- hours per day.
Week: 45-50 hours per week, may work up to 50 - 70 hours per week.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Ensure Safety
•    Report working on time when scheduled.
•    Directs and controls work schedule provided by project supervisor or manager.
•    Communicates with project superintendent and sub contractors with regards to schedule.
•    Determine access for job site and direct equipment, so no damage to property occurs.
•    Direct crew with details of the project to complete task according to blueprint specifications.
•    Knowledge and experience of all positions and able to rotate to that position if seen necessary.
•    Safely operates heavy equipment.
•    Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety standards
Supervisory Responsibilities:
•    Works under the general direction of the Project Superintendent for the assigned projects and directs crew for job completion using appropriate safety standards. Foreman is required to report violations to the Project Supervisor. 
Skills and Job Knowledge Level:
•    Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to the construction industry.
•    Working knowledge of the methods, materials, and tools used in the construction industry
•    Working experience is specific to the potential hazards associated with general sitework and the appropriate precautions to ensure job site safety.
•    Working knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of all members of a civil grading crew.
•    Skill in the operation of the tools and equipment specific to sitework grading.
•    Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of elevations and grade verification.
•    Ability to read and follow blueprints
•    Basic understanding of the fundamental principles of road building.
•    Ability to perform heavy manual task under varying weather conditions.
•    Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
•    Ability to communicate clearly and effectively direct the actions of others.
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, skill, and ability required
No specific or formal education is required for this position; however, a high school diploma or GED is desired.
Work Experience:
4+ year(s) of prior civil sitework specific to road building experience is required. CDL Class B Certification is also not required but is highly desirable.
Physical Demands:
•    Foreman Specific with or without CDL
•    Must be able to move freely with no physical restriction(s) with regards to standing, walking, climbing, lifting, bending, kneeling, or reaching overhead.
•    Must be able to push/pull or lift 50 lbs.
•    Must be able to climb approximately 6 feet.
•    Must be able to spend at least 85% of the day standing and 25% of the day walking on surfaces such as concrete, gravel, wood and metal and sometimes on slippery and wet surfaces.
•    Additional requirements specific to Foreman with CDL
•    To operate and control vehicle must be able to apply clutch foot pressure in a range up to approximately 25 lbs. This motion is required repeatedly throughout the day.
Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat, wet and humid conditions. The employee regularly works on construction sites where they may be exposed to uneven terrain, unstable soil conditions, and trip hazards. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, and in the vicinity of hoses which contain materials that are driven by high air pressure. The employee will be exposed to the noise and dust associated with pneumatically applied concrete and will come into direct contact with the wet concrete product(s). The employee must comply with all work rules, including those that pertain to safety, health, protection of the environment and property.
Special Needs:
Must be able to utilize personal protective equipment; hard hats, appropriate eye, ear and foot protection, back support belts, gloves, respirators, both disposable and air feeding.
This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor.
Skills and Job Knowledge Level:
•    4+ year(s) of prior construction or road building experience
•    Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to the construction industry.
•    Working knowledge of the methods, materials, and tools used in the construction industry
•    Skill in the operation of tools and equipment.
•    Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
•    Ability to perform the heavy manual task under varying weather conditions.
•    Basic understanding of the fundamental principles of civil contruction


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!


APAC-Atlantic, 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:  Apr 7, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Savannah

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