Earthwork Foreman-New Braunfels, TX

at CRH Americas Materials
Location New Braunfels
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Job ID: 400820

Texas Materials is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier, which is A CRH Company, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Materials is part of CRH's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.

Texas Materials is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier, which is A CRH Company, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Materials is part of CRH's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.

Job Summary

The Dirt Foreman is responsible for meeting production goals by effectively managing crew, equipment, and maintaining Gulf Coast safety standards. Determines personnel needs and assigns work to meet established production and schedule requirements. Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of assigned staff. Complies with and enforces company policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Manage and direct crew to meet production goals.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and project specifications.
  • Understands daily production costs and production cost reports.
  • Track material quantities and resolve discrepancies with orders.
  • Interact with owners, clients, managers, subcontractors, and employees and maintain a positive working relationship.
  • Execute work plan by effectively managing crew and equipment.
  • Manage daily timekeeping logs, equipment logs, as well as complete daily reports and daily diaries.
  • Mentor, educate, and train crew on safety, tool usage, construction methods, production goals, and equipment maintenance.
  • Use positive reinforcement as a form of discipline as well as to educate, train, enforce company policies, and meet production goals.
  • Ensure operation is safe and use disciplinary actions as needed to always maintain safety.
  • Report injuries and damages to appropriate personnel. Keep track of assets and take steps to limit vandalism.
  • Ensure good housekeeping through use of toolbox talks, safety meetings, etc.
  • Planning daily and weekly activities of crew, accurately reporting progress and production, and provide updated schedules.
  • Comply with all Gulf Coast safety policies and guidelines.
  • Effective earthwork equipment utilization.
  • Recruits, interviews, and hires qualified applicants for available positions. Involved in all other personnel actions.
  • Climb up and down ladders and scaffolding to gain access to excavations in order to supervise crew.
  • Miscellaneous / Other duties as required.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years of current Foreman experience on heavy highway, road, and/or bridge projects.
  • Experience with surveying, shooting grades, ordering materials and scheduling
  • Knowledge of rigging, load charts, and soil mechanics.
  • Survey knowledge and exposure to technical survey systems such as GPS and robotics.
  • Earthwork equipment operation knowledge and the ability to train employees.
  • Cement and lime stabilization knowledge and experience.
  • Must be capable and licensed to drive a company pick-up or similar vehicle to work sites, offices, and other locations as required to perform job duties.
  • Must be physically able to walk on uneven surfaces throughout the construction site and be able to stand and walk multiple hours a day.
  • Must be able to prioritize, problem solve and have organizational skills; detail-oriented.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Dependable, self-motivated and task-oriented.

What CRH Offers You

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

Texas Materials, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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