Gravel / Grading Foreman POSITION SUMMARY The Gravel/Grading Foreman is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under their direction and control. This individual will serve as the front-line Safety/Production foreman for road construction projects. In this role, the Gravel/Grading Foreman will report to the Project Manager Key Responsibilities: Maintain proper communication with customers and estimators so they know when work is to be completed Work with crew members and give them a work schedule, daily and long-range Oversee all grading and gravel work and ensure work is done according to the specs Manage equipment and employees Coordinate workload with subcontractors working on project Train and develop employees for advancement Ensure equipment, trucks, materials, and people are scheduled weekly and monthly Communicate with inspectors and give updates on changes as they happen to project manager Read and communicate work orders Maintain accurate and detailed field reports Help manage customer expectations Attend daily planning meetings Adhere to all safety policies and ensure employees are doing the same Wear and monitor employees for PPE use and discuss issues with anyone not complying Check field logs to make sure field reporting must-haves are on report before approving Get accurate measurements of tonnage and trucking for the next day’s work Communicate any questionable areas on job with Estimators before proceeding Recording a Daily Job Diary Understand required productions and meet the goal Submit timecards and applicable reports weekly Have signed Work Change Directive prior to completing any additional or changed work from the plans Making sure company rules are followed by crew Hold a daily Safety meeting and record in a log Report to Project Supervisor or Shop on damage and non-functioning parts of equipment Ensure that normal servicing of the equipment is performed properly, and advise/assist the Field Service Mechanic as necessary Operates motor vehicle and equipment necessary for completion of projects Regular attendance and punctuality at the workplace are required All other duties as assigned Job Requirements: Considerable knowledge of the materials, methods, and techniques relative to road/highway construction and maintenance Knowledge of field safety Ability to identify additional work not identified in the plans and specs Ability to read engineering plans and blueprints Ability to effectively communicate verbally with the crew Flexibility: ability to work in a number of diverse locations is pertinent, as work locations may change daily Expected hours: hours will vary by job, location, and season Job Qualifications: 5+ years of experience within the construction industry 3 years field supervision experience is required Possession of a valid Driver's License Preferred Education and Experience: 4 years of experience working with gravel and dirt The ideal candidate must possess a valid Class D or CDL driver s license with a good driving record. Must be able to lift 50+ pounds regularly on a daily basis Regular attendance and overtime are required. Must be available for work at all times when required. Requires good vision for close tolerance work and any night work that may be required. Must have the ability to hear, speak and follow directions carefully. Continually required to reach, pull, carry, grab, pull, and lift. Must possess both good strength and good endurance as work is performed in all types of weather conditions. Benefits: Medical Insurance Voluntary Dental Insurance Life Insurance Employee Assistance Program (E.A.P.) Health Club Reimbursement Program Healthy Rewards Program Virtual Care Program Healthiest You Program Extension of Health and Life Insurance Coverage (COBRA) Social Security, Unemployment Compensation, and Workers Compensation Insurance Benefits Health and Wellness Program Traditional 401K Per Diem This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned. Company Information: Since 1970 Wm.D Scepaniak Inc. has aspired to be the company of choice for sand and gravel needs in the upper Midwest. We are a contractor with a diverse workforce dedicated to quality, safety, innovation, and customer satisfaction. Wm.D Scepaniak is among the top 20 produces of sand and gravel nationally. Wm.D Scepaniak is a Minnesota-based company that produces more than 6 million tons of sand and gravel each year. Our core business is contract crushing and hauling. At Wm.D Scepaniak, Inc. we're energetic and passionate about what we do with an excellent reputation for performance and as a place to work. Because of our continued expansion, we seek qualified candidates who share our vision, values and commitment to superior customer service. We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will be considered for employment, without regard to age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state, or local law. Benefits of Joining our team! Family Owned, Operated, and Orientated Paid Training We promote from within
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