Concrete Saw Crew Foreperson

Kerkstra Precast, Inc.

Mahanoy City, PA

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Purpose/Scope:

The Saw Crew Foreperson leads field laborers and runs job site operations by using leadership and technical skills to ensure proper safety and quality values, and customer satisfaction are being met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Is a working foreperson; work concurrently with crew to complete job while supervising work

  • Ensure that established safety and quality values are followed

  • Provide work direction, and promote teamwork, amongst the crew members

  • Represent the company on, and off, job sites and communicate effectively with general contractor and sub-contractors

  • Implement company policies and procedures to ensure work performance is in compliance with ISO and OSHA standards, and DOT regulations

  • Hire local union members when required and discharge crew members, if necessary

  • Provide daily reports to administrative personnel and superintendent on the job’s progress and estimated completion dates

  • Interface for internal and external customers to ensure satisfactory completion of the job

  • Communicates all problems to the superintendent in a timely manner

  • Plan work to minimize travel between job sites

  • Verify saw details prior to starting the job

  • Complete sawing in a systematic manner to ensure completion

  • Use technical knowledge to expertly saw openings and confirm the work completed by others

  • Complete work in a manner that minimizes cleanup work

  • Other duties as assigned by superintendent and/or management

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma (or equivalent)

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Five years minimum of saw laborer experience

Other Required Qualifications:
  • Familiarity of general construction practices

  • Adapts readily to change

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks

  • Ability to plan the required work to complete a job in a timely and efficient manner

  • Deep understanding of sawing equipment and techniques

  • Ability to address conflict and collaborate towards a solution

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner at all organizational levels

  • Ability to navigate various technological devices

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Initiative to develop yourself and others

  • Possess extraordinary work habits and demonstrates them to crew members

  • Completion of OSHA 30-hour

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to travel

  • Ability to work extensive overtime when required

  • Ability to work from ladders and aerial work platforms

  • Field:  Must be able to traverse uneven ground, move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, climb on a flatbed semi-trailer

Work Environment:
  • Field: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles