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Concrete Foreman

at Cantera Concrete in Lowell, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Superintendent is responsible for field operations on the project(s) assigned in order to achieve safe, quality and profitable projects completed in a timely manner. The Superintendent directly supervises field labor force, including laborers/craft workers. This position must demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as have strong communication and client service skills.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Safety-

  • Promote Cantera’s culture of “Safety First”.
  • Project safety implementation and management in accordance with Cantera’s Safety Program.
  • Participate in all incidents/accidents aggressively, including going to the occupational medical facility with the co-workers.
  • Lead safety training sessions (Toolbox Talks, JHA’s, Stretch and Flex, etc.). Interact with co-workers and get their feedback as to how we can improve safety on the project.
  • Interacts with the Cantera Safety Coordinator to ensure a safety workplace.
  • Enforces site specific safety plans created by enforcing Cantera’s rules, this includes your workers, other crews, and any trade on site.
  • Be willing to discipline noncompliance.

Quality-

  • Train crews in the Cantera Quality Process.
  • Follow Cantera’s Concrete Quality Process ensuring a Pre-Pour Checklist is completed on every yard of concrete poured on the project.

Operational-

  • Be familiar with and follow the Cantera Concrete Staff Organization document for managing projects.
  • Follows the information provided for each project.Report project man-hours and quantities on a timely basis.
  • Participate in the Job Turnover Process with the Estimator, Project Manager, General Superintendent and other members of the Cantera leadership team.
  • Direct day-to-day on-site supervision of field labor force.Maintain good relationships with internal and external clients, including representatives of Owner and Architect/Engineer.
  • Develop and maintain site logistics plan, in coordination with Project Manager.
  • Coordinate site testing and inspection efforts.
  • Monitor costs including labor time and material.
  • Manage schedules and ensure all activities take place on or ahead of scheduled dates and completes a three-week lookahead schedule on a weekly basis.
  • Attend and participate in project meetings, including subcontractor meetings.
  • Maintain and verify as-built drawings are accurate.
  • Mobilizes the site and set up site utilities.Assures necessary permits are secured and inspections occur.Reviews, understands, documents to drawings, and executes all Requests for Information (RFIs).
  • Reviews and executes submittals for implementation of the work.
  • Reviews cost reports to assure they reflect accurate quantities and work out of place.
  • Actively coordinate subcontractors, suppliers, vendors and craft to meet project schedules.
  • Complete Daily Project Reports, Concrete Log, Sign-In Sheets and other documents.
  • Maintain on-site accurate shop drawings for implementing the work.
  • Coaches and mentors growth in crews and encourages Foreman and Craftsman to be mentors.
  • Coordinates location of control for layout with the Customer and Cantera Field Engineering Department.Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Construction Industry Knowledge-

  • Broad understanding of the concrete and construction industry.

Technological Knowledge-

  • Computer and mobile device knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products, Field Time and other products used by the Company.

Communication and Teamwork Skills-

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate with all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Functions effectively as part of a team.

Leadership and Time Management Skills-

  • Exhibits strong leadership qualities.
  • Strong decision making/problem solving skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; able to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines.

Additional Skills-

  • Able to perform duties independently.
  • Strong attention to detail.Works well under pressure and with deadlines.
  • Can follow rules but is capable of showing initiative.
  • Enjoys overcoming objections/resistance and achieving goals in the face of obstacles.

WORK CONDITIONS AND HOURS:
Conditions-

  • Regularly works on a construction site over rough terrain.
  • Requires exposure to the elements on a regular basis.
  • Must be comfortable with periodic travel.
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects.HoursRequires overtime hours on a regular basis.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Work Experience-

  • Five (5) years of Concrete industry experience or five (5) years equivalent of education and experience.
  • EducationTwo (2) year or four (4) year Degree, preferably in Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent work experience.

Certifications (certifications are preferred – Company assistance will be provided to obtain)-

  • OSHA 10 Certified
  • OSHA 30 Certified
  • CPR Certified
  • First Aid Certified
  • ACI Concrete Testing Technician Certified
  • ACI Concrete Flatwork Technician Certified
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Job Posting: 2981808

Posted On: Jul 14, 2021

Updated On: Oct 12, 2021