Foreman - Buckhorn

Location: Republic, WA
Date Posted: 09-22-2017
Job Title:
Foreman
SOC code:
47-1011
FLSA Classification:
Non-exempt
Department/Location:
Operations/Various
Reports to:
Project Manager
 
Status:
Full Time, Temporary
EEO-1:
Operatives
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Normal work schedules are 10-hour days, 6 days a week.  Days and hours vary based on project schedules, locations and workload. Mandatory overtime based on seasonal workload and remote work settings.
 
Approved by: Travis Bailey                                                       Revised: 09/22/2017

EEO Statement:
 Alaska Aggregate Products LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**
Summary:
The Foreman will supervise a work crew and performs daily work projects related to the job site. The Foreman will ensure that all operations are conducted in a respectful and responsible way, ensuring that all decisions and actions comply with the relevant policies and procedures.  Foreman must supervise and lead work crew in an effective and sensitive manner and ensure the level of morale is maintained. The foreman must provide leadership that results in a safe work culture, is responsible and accountable for the safety of the crew under his/her direction, and must understand and accept the importance and legal liability of the role.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Perform supervisory responsibilities in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Coordinate and oversee various job site projects in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.
  • Overseeing the execution of the work, including quality and production, ensuring that the crew works to job specifications and follows the plans
  • Establish work zones and traffic control for employee and public safety
  • Communicating the job to and with the crew
  • Assigning crew tasks
  • Use hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources.
  • Facilitate mandatory safety tool box meetings
  • Ensuring that vehicle and equipment checks are carried out
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site.
  • Maintaining foreman’s log
  • Reporting on work progress
  • Daily time keeping
  • Train employees in safety matters, procedures and equipment operation
  • Recognizing, addressing and resolving issues/problems among/between crew members
  • Promoting, supporting and facilitating teamwork and harmony between all crew members by promoting and fostering a positive, visible teamwork attitude among all crew members
  • Ensuring crew compliance with project policies and procedures
  • Ensuring crew compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Recommending personnel actions such as hiring, releasing, promotions and discipline
  • Communicate with managers, supervisors, co-workers, and others, maintains confidentiality. 
  • Performs daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Report any damage immediately
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site.
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • oversee crew of Operator, Drivers, Laborers In the daily activities of the Project
 Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 
 
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum:
  • A valid driver license
  • Must have experience with the following
    • D-6 Dozer
    • D-8T Dozer
    • D-10 Dozer
    • 225 Excavators
    • 320 Excavators
    • 330 Excavators
    • 450 Excavators
    • 365 Excavators
  • Off Road  Articulation Haul Truck
  • B70 Haul Truck
  • equipment safety
 Preferred:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • MSHA Certificate
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and ability to read and follow plans, specifications, sketches and Grade/mapping control.
  • Knowledge of and ability maintain equipment and follow related procedures
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member successfully
  • Company and project safety programs
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to meet project schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing
 Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP    
1-10% of the work day = Rare 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
11-33% of the work day = Occasional 67-100% of the work day = Constant
 
Sitting Frequent Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Constant
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Occasionally
Crawling Frequent Talking Frequent
Climbing Frequent Hearing Frequent
Balancing Occasionally Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasionally Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying 10 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  

Working Conditions:
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS CHECK (If Present) COMMENTS
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X  
2. Extreme Cold X  
3. Extreme Heat X  
4. Wet and/or Humid X Will experience Rain/Snow/Ice on location
5. Noise X Frequent noise from equipment.
6. Vibration X Occasional normal equipment vibration.
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X Possible diesel fumes.
INHERENT HAZARDS    
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X  
9. Electric Shock    
10. High, Exposed Places    
11. Radiant Energy    
 
12. Explosives    
 
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals    
 
14. Other Risks X Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
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