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Yard Foreman - Avon, CT

Location:  Avon, CT, US, 06001
Company:  Oldcastle Precast


Job ID:  127589



Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Precast is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.



Job Description Summary

We are looking for a Foreman with supervisory or leadership experience. This role will schedule workloads, provide feedback and interpret and enforce company safety rules while maintaining housekeeping requirements.

Essential Duties

  • Operations of Heavy Equipment
  • Balance team and individual responsibilities
  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit
  • Examine and inspect work progress and equipment to verify safety and ensure that specifications are met
  • Estimate material and worker requirements to complete jobs; supervising, training and scheduling employees
  • Coordinate tasks for the completion of operations
  • Track and measure team performance to ensure efficient use of labor and materials; report information in daily meetings
  • Work with the team to ensure successful completion of schedule
  • Substitute for workers during worker absence or to relieve work-congested areas
  • Assist workers in resolving problems and evaluating performance of direct reports for decisions concerning continued employment and promotion
  • Other duties may be required as needed


  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment / construction trades or strong leadership skills preferred
  • Experience with concrete is a plus
  • Experience operating Heavy Equipment
  • CDL A License Preferred


  • High school / equivalent, trade school; or at least 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10/s and 100’s
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to contribute to a continually improving atmosphere with fresh ideas and insights
  • Have a basic understanding and ability to interpret drawings
  • Strong interpersonal and organizations skills
  • Strong computer skills required including all Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands

  • A large percentage of work time is spent in a warehouse where temperatures can range from cool to hot and noise level can be moderate to high
  • Lifting may be required with assistance provided if needed
  • Job responsibilities involve occasional use of cleaning chemicals and power tools



What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle


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


Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!


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Oldcastle Precast is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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