|Date Posted||September 19, 2022|
Foreman Roanoke, VA 24001 Kwest Foreman Position Description Position:Foreman Report to:Superintendent Job Description Overview The foreman position will direct operations that produce a safe, productive, and efficient construction site. Foremen are responsible for instructing the crew how to operate heavy construction equipment to meet or exceed production goals. They will appropriately identify individuals whose performance exceeds classification and standards and nominate them for advancement or recognition. Additionally, they will hold crew members accountable when not meeting standards and use corrective discipline per policy and guidance. Foreman will be assigned a crew leader to mentor and provide appropriate feedback regarding their performance. All foremen will receive an iPad and a cell phone and be assigned a company truck. Responsibilities + Ensures adherence to safe work practices and procedures. + Knows the safety procedures and performs thorough reviews of the operator/user manuals prior to operating any power tools or equipment + Ensures all crew members familiarize themselves with safety procedures and perform thorough reviews of the operator/user manuals prior to operating any power tools or equipment. + Completes daily job reports, tracking production, tracking/reporting crew hours and equipment hours via HCSS Heavy Job software on a company provided iPad. + Completes SLAM books, Task Hazard Analysis Forms, daily safety briefing, and pre-work stretching program. + Develops and executes future crew tasks to ensure projects are completed. + Instructs the crew how to operate heavy construction equipment safely and efficiently. + Instructs the crew how to install water, storm sewer, and sewer pipe and associated structures. + Instructs the crew how to form, pour, and finish horizontal and vertical concrete structures. + Ensures completion and recording of daily inspections on all equipment. + Coordinates and assists with material ordering and other logistical requirements. + Drives, cleans, and maintains the company truck. + Keeps the company truck supplied with commonly used supplies daily. + Travels to and from various job sites as needed. Progression Team members are eligible for promotion to a foreman position upon successful completion of a period as a crew leader, the achievement of favorable performance reviews, and a good work history. The need for foreman positions will be determined by the director of field operations and the general superintendents based on forecasted project demands. Foreman positions may be advertised to external/internal candidates if deemed warranted by the general superintendents and director of field operations. Education and Qualifications + A high school diploma, GED, or trade school certificate is preferred + Valid Class B Commercial Driver's License + Valid CDL is preferred + Clean driving record. + Working knowledge of construction site safety, truck maintenance, and road safety regulations. + Will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, and if offered a position, any random drug screening if randomly + Must attend all mandatory safety meetings and participate in discussions with the work crew and any safety personnel on + Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as required. The average work week would consist of 5 ten-hour days, but schedule will be dictated by project + Must be able to work out of town, sometimes out of state, and for lengths of time, such as the job would Working Conditions + Travel from site to site will be required. Work environment will normally be an active construction site. Exposure to dust, noise, high heat, extreme cold, and rain should be expected. + Employee must be physically able to perform repetitive motion and heavy lifting, as described below. Must be able to maintain effective audio and visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned Physical Demands + Must wear all employer-mandated personal protective equipment, including hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, safety vests, and safety-toed work boots. Other PPE may be required from time to time depending on special safety concerns. All PPE will be provided by the company at no cost to the employee, other than safety + Must be able to hear with or without the use of a hearing device and clearly see at least 30 feet with or without the use of corrective vision + Must be able work while wearing a respirator if + Alternate standing and walking on uneven terrain surfaces, such as hillsides, muddy and icy soils, and other working surfaces. Safe negotiation of all types of surface conditions will always be required. + Bending, squatting, and kneeling will be required frequently during a workday. + Constant pushing and pulling of certain tools and materials will be required in the course of a day's + The employee must be able to differentiate and / or identify colors. + Must have knowledge of occupational hazards in this field and standard safety practices. Must be able to pass the 10 Hour OSHA testing and first aid - CPR requirements before starting work. + Must complete and meet requirements under the physical demands of this job description through a fitness for duty examination. + Within one year, employee must be able to obtain OSHA 30-hour status. All training will be provided by the Selection Process Team members are eligible for a foreman position upon successful completion of a period as a crew leader, the achievement of favorable performance reviews, and a good work history. The need for foreman positions will be determined by the director of field operations and the general superintendents based on forecasted project demands. Kwest Group Mission Statement It is our goal to provide each client with unsurpassed results in target geographical areas through exceptional project management supported by a highly trained and motivated team utilizing the best resources, with safety having priority over all competing objectives. To accomplish this, we recruit and retain the best employees in our industry while maintaining a focus on diversity and stakeholder satisfaction. At all levels, Kwest Group will continually strive to be the leader in the construction industry with our core values being safety, quality, and customer satisfaction. About Kwest Group Kwest Group is a self-performing civil site construction firm, nationally recognized as an industry leader in safety by Assoc. Builders & Contractors, as well as being Marathon Petroleum's Contractor of the year in 2016, with operations in the energy, petrochemical, rail, & federal markets. At Kwest Group, we enjoy being an employee owned company (ESOP), sharing the highest core values of safety , quality , and customer satisfaction . We are committed to our team members and the work they do, giving them the tools, they need to succeed and grow with us, while ensuring the highest degree of safety for our associates, project stakeholders, and the public. We offer a remarkable safety program that has resulted in over 3.5 million man-hours worked without a lost time incident and includes a wellness program with rich benefits. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. EEO Kwest Group maintains a policy of non-discrimination for all employees and applicants in every facet of the company's operations. In compliance with federal and state laws, Kwest Group recruits, hires, trains, and promotes all qualified employees, in all job titles, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, veteran status or genetic information. 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