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Spray Paver Foreperson- Emporia, KS

Emporia, KS, US, 66801

APAC - Kansas - Shears

 

City:  [[Emporia]]
State:  [[Kansas]]
Postal/Zip Code: [[66801]]

 

APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, a part of the CRH Company, is a multi-million dollar heavy highway contractor that was established in 1874, and has multiple asphalt plants, ready mix plants, rock quarries and sand operations in Kansas.  Shears is diversified with public, private and commercial work including paving, utility, dirt-grading and concrete flat work.  Our valued employees produce quality work and products in a competitive market with safety first at all times.  If you are seeking a rewarding career with challenging work, a variety of responsibilities, potential for advancement and looking for benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel, come join our team. 

 

Position Overview

 

The Foreperson position is responsible for the day to day operations of a Nova Paver operation including the following, but not limited to: communication with crew and general contractor; handling the aspects related to Paver and Emulsion ordering and distribution, site personnel and customers; scheduling and necessary maintenance.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • The selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers. 
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in applying Nova Chip or Bondtex asphalt or similar material to form surfaces of highways, streets, parking lots, aircraft landing strips, driveways, etc.
  • Supervise and coordinate crew activities, studying production schedules, and estimating work requirements for completion of job assignment with or beating the job estimate
  • Receive daily specific instructions from a Project Superintendent
  • Schedule the mobilization of needed equipment
  • Supervise/ coordinate, train, and coach assigned personnel in the completion of jobs and daily work duties
  • Supervise equipment operators and laborers to ensure that work is being done according to the field layout and the plans
  • Perform the duties of a heavy equipment operator when necessary
  • Perform the duties of a construction worker/ laborer when necessary
  • Notify the Superintendent when conditions on the job change causing a variation to previous instruction.(Approval should be received from the Superintendent before adjusting plans)
  • Ensure that employees operate and maintain equipment properly
  • Notify the shop of equipment mechanical issues
  • Lead crew in our safety culture and help ensure a safe working environment
  • Maintain time and material records necessary for completing daily job costing
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Work Requirements 

 

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. 
  • Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical. 
  • Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document. 
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times. 
  • Willing to tavel according to job needs.
  • Be able to work long hours when required. 
  • Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook. 
  • Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be able to complete safe driver training, possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • May be required to have or acquire a CDL as necessary
  • Be at least age 18 years of age. 

 

Education/Experience 

 

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Applications with the ability to learn new software systems as needed.
  • Be able to communicate appropriately with direct reports, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Be knowledgeable of materials and equipment needed to perform tasks.
  • Be able to read plans and specifications
  • Ability to use decision making skills for cost effective solutions on jobs in the absence of a superintendent
  • Mathematical understanding in order to calculate yields, quantities, etc.
  • Be able to layout paving according to plans.
  • Related experience in construction field, minimum 5 years (desired)

 

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.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Able to climb ladders and to work at heights.
  • Able to occasionally move/carry objects up to 100 lbs. unassisted.
  • Able to work extended hours.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Able to work in tight quarters.

 

Work Environment

 

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

What CRH 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

 

CRH 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 family. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH 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 family!

 

 

 

APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Oct 28, 2020


Nearest Major Market: Emporia
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita

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