JOB SUMMARY

Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of field employees in a heavy highway/infrastructure construction environment. In addition, the Grader Operator Foreman provides leadership and is responsible for safety, scheduling, workforce planning, coordinating, supervising and assisting in cost control; ensuring the consistent and fair application of all Prince policies and procedures.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

    • Responsible for planning and managing production and safety on the project
    • Ability to lead and delegate work within work scope
    • Supervise grade crews in a heavy/highway/bridge construction environment
    • Reviews construction plans to determine design and specifications
    • Assists project management in ensuring that all work meets project specification
    • Maintains accurate reporting of materials use and time reporting for the crew
    • Operates power driven grading machine
    • Manipulates hand controls to guide machine
    • Sets depth and angle of grading blade to perform finished work such as scraping and leveling dirt on highways and finishing sub grades for roads and the finished grading of road base materials.
    • Balance and rough shape base course materials
    • Fine grade horizontal surfaces, shoulders and slopes
    • Understanding grading plan requirements and setting grading standards; dressing of shoulders and slopes
    • Train other crew members
    • Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.
    • Three (3) to Five (5) years or more of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, and bridges.
    • All work is performed outdoors in all types of weather, including extreme heat. Job requires long hours of standing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, squatting and walking.
    • Ability to lift 60 pounds with frequent lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds
    • Maintain constant awareness of the jobsite’s various concurrent activities, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.
    • Responsible for daily maintenance of equipment to remain in proper and safe working order; notify supervisor if equipment needs repairJOB REQUIREMENTS:
      • Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.
      • Three (3) to Five (5) years or more of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, and bridges.
      • All work is performed outdoors in all types of weather, including extreme heat. Job requires long hours of standing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, squatting and walking.
      • Ability to lift 0 to 50 pounds with frequent lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds
      • Maintain constant awareness of the jobsite’s various concurrent activities, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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