Foreman - Asphalt - Austin Bridge and Road Job at Austin Industries, Coppell, TX

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  • Austin Industries
  • Coppell, TX

Job Description

The purpose of this job is to provide supervision and coordination of workers (both skilled and unskilled) engaged in various types of construction projects, (e.g., highway structures, clearing right-of-way, pile driving, preparing subgrade, laying road surface, installing curb, installing underground utilities, traffic control, concrete paving of streets and related lime and dirt work). The goals of this position include scheduling work to meet timetables in a safe manner, per the plans and specifications, and to meet estimated cost. This position may be required to maintain a good working relationship with inspectors, developers, vendors, and subcontractors.

Supervisory Responsibilities
•Skilled and semi-skilled hourly employee-owners

Functional Areas of Responsibility
•Manage a small amount of onsite equipment fleet
•Recruit hourly trade personnel
•Execute "Look Ahead" schedules
•Manage craftsmen, equipment, and material resources
•Logistics planning
•Execute project Work Plans
•Work crews productively and efficiently; meet daily cost objectives
•Training
•Purchasing of unincorporated materials, tools, supplies
•Safe work place
•Quality of work

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Planning
•Review contract documents, submittals, shop drawings, and schematics to determine the nature and scope of the work, the materials to be utilized, and manpower requirements (by craft) for each construction phase

•Execute Work Plans for major components of work and monitor adherence to Work Plans
•Execute established procedures for the ordering self-perform materials, supplies, and small tools from approved suppliers. Ensure timely requisition is made for needed materials and equipment

Cost Performance
•Monitor daily labor costs and production rates for accuracy and conformance with established budgets. Take corrective action to improve productivity when labor costs exceed expected norms
•Encourage craftsmen to develop innovative methods for increasing efficiency, productivity, and profitability in their particular operation and to provide feedback and coaching on how the work is proceeding
•Execute hourly time card reporting
•Maintain all equipment assigned to crew and conduct preventive maintenance training for operator(s). Also responsible for various hand tools and the proper storage of all equipment at the end of each day

Scheduling
•Provide a detailed construction plan for each day and general plan for one week. Manage work to stay within schedule
•Manage scheduling of all QA/QC inspections of work necessary to obtain owner acceptance of the work

Quality Management
•Inspect work in progress and ensure that it is performed within the tolerances established. Take corrective action when tolerances and/or overall performance standard are not being maintained

Relationships
•Ability to manage crew into an effectively coordinated working unit, promoting a motivating atmosphere
•Foster and promote the training and development of subordinates through various on-the-job training opportunities, company-sponsored training programs

•Recommend personnel actions, such as promotions, discharges, disciplinary measures, initiate and suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve goals
•Supervise the work of subcontractors to ensure compliance with plan, specifications, and schedules

Safety
•Conduct Tool Box and JHA Safety Meetings with employee-owners to instruct them on topics for accident prevention
•Enforce all safety regulations and company policies, and is constantly alert to all safety conditions

Technical
•Investigate alternative work methods and materials to improve efficiency and work quality; works to resolve issues
•Ensure compliance with plans and specifications
•Perform a variety of tasks associated with project completion, (e.g., closeout punch lists, demobilization)
•Maintain a detailed and accurate daily report of all activity associated with field construction activities
•Ensure that equipment is being used for its intended purpose in the correct manner
•Interpret company policies to workers and disseminates Equal Employment Opportunity Policy by covering these topics in conjunction with Safety Meetings
•Conduct on-the-job training for qualified personnel and records and reports hours on Foreman's Daily Control
•Fill out Foreman's Daily Control correctly with employee-owners' hours, job number, cost codes, and quantities

Other
•Other duties as assigned2019

Position Specific Success Factors
The 5 to 10 Behavioral Success Factors selected from Austin's dictionary of Behavioral Success Factors that are most important in this position:
•Productivity
•Aligning Performance for Success
•Teamwork
•Building Trust
•Aptitude for Learning
•Decision Making
•Manage Conflict

We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and a matching 401K plan. We are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)! To learn more about Austin, please go to

Austin Bridge & Road is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for ANY employer in the United States. Austin is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this position.

See the "Know Your Rights" poster available in English and Spanish.

See the "Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision" poster available in English and Spanish.

About Austin Bridge and Road

A leader in the heavy highway and transportation infrastructure industry for more than 100 years, Austin Bridge & Road has built landmark projects from Arizona to North Carolina, including complex urban highway interchanges, tollways, runways, port facilities, border crossings, automated people mover guide-ways and specialty bridges. Our customers rely on our expertise in construction management on conventionally bid projects and newer procurement methods, including design-build, construction manager at-risk and construction management/general contracting.

No agency inquiries please.

Austin Industries and all operating divisions (Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial, and Austin Industrial) do not accept unsolicited resumes, candidates' names or summaries from staffing agencies, search firms, or third-party recruiters. Any unsolicited resumes, candidates' names or summaries submitted to Austin Industries, or any of its employee-owners, become the property of Austin Industries and Austin Industries will not pay a placement fee.

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