APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, a part of the CRH Company, is a multi-million dollar heavy highway contractor that was established in 1874, and has multiple asphalt plants, ready mix plants, rock quarries and sand operations in Kansas. Shears is diversified with public, private and commercial work including paving, utility, dirt-grading and concrete flat work. Our valued employees produce quality work and products in a competitive market with safety first at all times. If you are seeking a rewarding career with challenging work, a variety of responsibilities, potential for advancement and looking for benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel, come join our team.
The Foreperson position is responsible for the day to day operations of a Concrete Recycle Crusher including the following, but not limited to: communication with crew, handling the aspects related to Crusher, site personnel and customers; scheduling and necessary maintenance.
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
The selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers.
Supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in all aspects of the Concrete Crusher operations.
Supervise and coordinate crew activities, studying production schedules, and estimating work requirements for completion of job assignment with or beating the job estimate
Receive daily specific instructions from a Project Superintendent
Schedule the mobilization of needed equipment
Supervise/ coordinate, train, and coach assigned personnel in the completion of jobs and daily work duties
Supervise equipment operators and laborers to ensure that work is being done according to the field layout and the plans
Perform the duties of a heavy equipment operator when necessary
Perform the duties of a construction worker/ laborer when necessary
Notify the Superintendent when conditions on the job change causing a variation to previous instruction.(Approval should be received from the Superintendent before adjusting plans)
Ensure that employees operate and maintain equipment properly
Notify the shop of equipment mechanical issues
Lead crew in our safety culture and help ensure a safe working environment
Maintain time and material records necessary for completing daily job costing
Perform other duties as assigned.
Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
Pass a pre-employment "Fit for Work" physical.
Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.
Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
Willing to tavel according to job needs.
Be able to work long hours when required.
Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
Must be able to complete safe driver training, possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record.
May be required to have or acquire a CDL as necessary
Be at least age 18 years of age.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Applications with the ability to learn new software systems as needed.
Be able to communicate appropriately with direct reports, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.
Be knowledgeable of materials and equipment needed to perform tasks.
Be able to read plans and specifications
Ability to use decision making skills for cost effective solutions on jobs in the absence of a superintendent
Mathematical understanding in order to calculate yields, quantities, etc.
Be able to layout paving according to plans.
Related experience in construction field, minimum 5 years (desired)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
May require sitting for extended periods of time.
Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
Able to climb ladders and to work at heights.
Able to occasionally move/carry objects up to 100 lbs. unassisted.
Able to work extended hours.
Able to work in all weather conditions.
Able to work in tight quarters.
While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.
The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.
The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
What CRH Offers You
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
CRH has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
CRH is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!
APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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