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Portable Plant Foreman - Hays, KS

Location: 

Hays, KS, US, 67601

Company:  APAC - Kansas - Shears

 

 

Job ID:  145564

 

APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, 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 Asphalt Paving Foreman, responsible for the supervision of their Paving and Construction Crew as well as performing various duties on construction and/or paving projects. The Foreman handles the majority of aspects related to personnel management on site. They make decisions pertaining to production on a daily basis. They work side by side with laborers and must have the capability to manually complete any activity.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
  •  Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to their Supervisor, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.
  •  Delegate tasks to employees within their crew.
  •  Independently make decisions regarding production on a daily basis.
  • Assist construction/paving crew with various duties such as; shoveling and raking, running wheelbarrow, safely backing/dumping trucks into paver.
  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and materials with shovel.
  •  Occasionally digs, spreads, and levels construction materials.
  • Lifts, carries and holds material, tools and supplies.
  • Assists in the placement, moving and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones and other traffic control devices.
  • Perform other duties as needed.
  • Shall protect and promote the interest of this company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy such responsibilities.

 

Education

 

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

 

Experience

 

  • 5+ years related experience in asphalt construction and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. 
  • Demonstrated success in managing employees and/or leading a traveling crew.
  • Some experience creating, working within and/or administering an assigned budget, preferred or ability to learn same.

 

Requirements

 

  • Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant.
  • A working knowledge of customer specifications will be necessary to ensure a quality project avoiding re-work or punch list work.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; building rapport, listening, presenting, giving and receiving feedback.
  • High standard of ethics, integrity and trust.
  • Must be able to pass pre -employment criminal background check.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. 
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures outlined in Employee Handbook. 
  • Moderate travel required; must be willing to work in or travel to other locations as needed.
  • Must be available as needed during non-traditional work hours.
  • Must be able to work independently and with groups.
  • Must be able to work under time constraints as needed.
  • Must display a professional and courteous attitude toward co-workers, supervisors and general public at all times.  

 

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.

  • Must be able to pass pre -employment drug screening, physical and criminal background check.
  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Able to safely drive a vehicle for long periods of time.
  • Able to work extended hours if needed.  
  • Able to work in all weather conditions.

 

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 Americas 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 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! 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 Americas 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

 


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