Lane Christensen Co.

Waxahachie, TX

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General Summary

Supervises and coordinates the work of a crew of workers within a specific craft or trade. Their main concern is ensuring that employees under their management do their jobs skillfully and efficiently while making sure assigned work is progressing in a timely manner.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Coordinating daily tasks according to priorities and plans, making changes when necessary due to weather, supply, delivery and personnel

  • Delegating individual responsibilities and projects to crew members and contractors

  • Recruiting, hiring, training, managing and mentoring employees and contractors

  • Providing adequate resources and staffing to meet project schedules, laws, regulations, best practices and safety needs

  • Emphasizing safe use of tools, machinery and equipment while providing training on safety gear, helmets and procedures

  • Developing and managing project budgets and quality standards for all sites

  • Resolving conflicts or miscommunications quickly and amicably

  • Regularly reporting project status to supervisors, site engineers and other officials


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent years of experience

Work Experience

  • Appropriate training and experience required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Customer-service skills to communicate with inspectors and administration to develop a positive working relationship.

  • Decision-making skills for selecting personnel and subcontractors for specific tasks and jobs to meet deadlines and budgets.

  • Leadership skills for effectively delegating tasks to workers.

  • Speaking skills for providing clear orders, explaining complex information to clients and construction workers and discussing technical details

  • Technical skills for interpreting construction methods and technologies along with contracts and technical drawings.

  • Time-management skills to meet deadlines and ensuring construction phases are completed on time so that the next phase can start.

  • Writing skills for writing budgets, proposals and plans along with documenting work progress for clients and others involved.

Physically, working foremen must be able to:

  • Work easily and skillfully with hands

  • Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolds

  • See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors

  • Reach for, handle, and grasp wires and hand tools

  • Bend, crouch, and work in small places

  • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.