Job Summary:  Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of laborers on heavy/civil highway construction projects. In addition, the Labor 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:

  1. Safety:
    • Must champion and provide leadership, which results in a safe work culture. Is responsible and accountable for the safety of the crews under his/her direction.
    • Knows, understands and communicates PRINCE safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance in all areas of safety
    • Ensures timely responses, actions and corrections to any safety issue

 

  1. Leadership and Supervision:
    • Coordinates crews and is accountable for the efficient organization of crews
    • Assesses competency and capability of employees on the project, and evaluates the capabilities of the crew members
    • Facilitates training and coaching to ensure a high standard of excellence
    • Recognizes and addresses issue/problems that may arise among crew members and provides effective resolutions
    • Understands and consistently applies the policies and procedures of PRINCE
    • Is involved and supportive of any day to day disciplinary decisions and those additional discipline actions deemed appropriate by PRINCE

 

  1. Planning and Scheduling:
    • Accountable for following project plans and schedules, ensuring that crews  perform activities to meet production goals
    • Identifies needs and deficiencies in the schedule and communicates these to the appropriate individuals
    • Translates general work requirements into a prioritized work plan for each crew
    • Reviews and adjusts specific workforce activities and task schedules to meet established production schedules
    • Identifies, verifies and reports any scheduling conflicts with other crews and subcontractors to the appropriate individuals

 

  1. Administration:
    • Accountable for the preparation of reports  as required by PRINCE
    • Approves material requisitions
    • Accurately, and in a timely manner, reports time worked for crew members
    • Recommends employment actions such as hiring, promotions and corrective action

(This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.)

Job Requirements:

    • Knowledge of project construction scope and objectives
    • Commitment to and knowledge of Company and project safety programs and objectives
    • Able to read drawings and interpret specifications for the project
    • Strong knowledge of scheduling and planning
    • Ability to lead crews in a productive manner
    • Possess excellent communication skills
    • Effective interpersonal skills; able to apply effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills
    • Possess excellent time management skills

Work is regularly performed in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme heat, including occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions. In addition, all work is performed near moving machinery and/or vehicles.

 

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.

 

DFWP/”EOE/AAP: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets”

 

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