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Grade Leadperson
Location:  Nampa, ID, US, 83687
Company:  Idaho Materials & Construction

 

 

Job ID:  104472

 

Idaho Materials & Construction, is a member of the Oldcastle Materials Mountain West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

 

Position Description

                                                           

Position Title:

Grade Leadperson

Pipeline Level:

 Self

Reports To:

Construction Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Direct Reports:

Grade Superintendent

Department/Division:

Construction

Prepared Date:

02/02/2017

Last Revised Date:

July 1, 2015

 

 

Position Overview

The Grade Leadperson is a Field Supervisor responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the grade crews.  This position will primarily perform supervisory duties, but on rare occasions may assist with general laborer and equipment operation tasks as needed.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Coordinates daily work activities, job site organization, reading of plans, etc.
  • Supervises and schedules work crews. 
  • Organizes job site goals, timelines, and budgets.
  • Orders required supplies and materials.
  • Must have basic knowledge of Treasure Valley/surrounding area, and ability to drive to job site locations.
  • Assists with general laborer duties as needed, which may include shoveling, installing pipes, and other tasks as required.
  • Assists with heavy equipment operation, if trained, as needed at job site locations.
  • Performs equipment inspections, and is required to identify wear items for replacement or service.
  • Maintaining timecard and materials records necessary to complete daily job costing.
  • May be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical agilities testing.

 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, and a minimum of 5 years in civil construction, or similar experience with subgrade/gravel placement, compaction and inspections.

 

 

Work Requirements

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, including specifications. 
  • Ability to effectively present information in one on one, and small group situations to customers, clients, inspectors, subcontractors and any other employee on West Division Oldcastle Material Group Property.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, compute rate, ration, percent, land to draw and graph interpretation as needed for grade setting, and checking.
  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions, specifically with transportation requirements, and gravel placement.
  • Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software for notes, and timecard submission, etc.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Standard Driver’s License required.

 

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional employee situations; Responds promptly to employee needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance

 

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

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 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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Idaho Materials & Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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