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Pit Foreman - Grand Island, NE

Grand Island, NE, US, 68801

Central Sand and Gravel Company



Job ID:  150367

As a major supplier of aggregates in Nebraska since 1921, Central Sand and Gravel Company, A CRH Company, has a long history as a mainstay of construction and development projects throughout the state – even supplying aggregates for one of Nebraska’s very first concrete paving projects.  


Position Overview

Supervise and coordinate the activities of workers engaged in mining and processing of sand and gravel. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Supervise plant employees in all aspects of aggregate production, including safety, dredging, processing, maintenance and quality control.
  • Communicate with the Operations Superintendent on issues affecting the business including personnel, safety, maintenance, upcoming jobs, competition, and pricing.
  • Assist in the process of training employees, directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees and addressing or resolving problems.
  • Work with Safety Department to ensure compliance with City, State and Federal regulations.
  • Ensure that equipment and facilities are properly maintained.
  • Work with the Quality Control Department to ensure products meet specifications.
  • Communicate with Central Dispatch regarding daily sales and customer issues.
  • Maintain all necessary records, including payroll, fuel and safety.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university; or 3 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Work Requirements

  • Must be proficient Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. 
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check required.
  • Report to work dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of aggregate production processes is preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret MSHA safety standards and regulations.
  • Demonstrate a hands-on, collaborative approach; work well in a team. 
  • Ability to deal with changing priorities daily and be multi-task oriented.


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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Central Sand and Gravel Company, 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:  Oct 1, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Grand Island