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Concrete Foreman

Company: Wildcat Companies
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Wildcat has the ability to self-perform many types of civil construction including earthwork and site prep, concrete and asphalt paving, civil and structural concrete, rock excavation, piling and sheet piling, sub-grade stabilization, and water/waste-water treatment facilities. We also have a tremendous amount of experience with all underground utilities including sanitary sewer, water, storm sewer, and main electrical distribution.The Sherwood Companies have a proven track record of completing a variety of projects from General Construction, to Construction Management and Design Build Projects for both public and private owners. A brief summary of the types of projects include, urban expressways, bridges, underground utilities, dam construction, asphalt/concrete paving and water/wastewater treatment plants.JOB DESCRIPTIONThe incumbent will be responsible for supervising and coordinating activities for a concrete crew on varying heavy civil construction projects.BENEFITSPaid Time OffHoliday PayHealth, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident and Cancer InsuranceShort-term and Long-term disability401(k) with matchYearly boot reimbursementReferral bonus programACTIVITIES/TASKS/SCOPESupervises and coordinates activities of work crews engaged in preparing and applying concrete for fabricating, covering, and reinforcing structures, including buildings, bridges, highways, etc.Oversees workers who place forms for molding concrete, install reinforcing steel, and convey, pour, finish, and cure concrete.Reads specification sheets for information, such as sizes of aggregates and proportions of cement and water required, to ensure that concrete is mixed according to specifications.Inspects bracing and shoring of concrete forms to ensure their stability before and during pouring.Indicates positions for pouring chutes and runways, cranes, or paving machines to facilitate conveying concrete from mixer to forms.Trains new workers.Directs workers who spread, vibrate, screed, and float concrete to ensure that concrete is compacted to desired consistency and surface is finished to specified uniformity and smoothness.Examines concrete, after forms are stripped, and gives instruction to workers to repair defects, such as roughness and honeycombed appearance.Prescribes methods for curing concrete, such as covering surface of green concrete with burlap, plastic, earth, straw, or chemical compound, to prevent green concrete from drying out rapidly or freezing.Supervises workers engaged in spraying cement mortar or concrete to cover exposed earth, masonry, and steel surfaces and forcing grout into drilled holes, spaces between foundations and surrounding earth, and fissures in rock foundations, to reinforce structures.Records data, such as time spent on various phases of job and yardage and distribution of concrete poured.Ability to proficiently operate excavator, front bucket loaders, fork lift and skid steer.Other duties as assignedPERFORMANCE MEASURESOn time deliveryCustomer satisfactionCOMPETENCIESWork StandardsContinuous ImprovementInitiating ActionAdaptabilityContributing to Team SuccessManaging Work (Time Management)CommunicationEDUCATION/EXPERIENCEHigh School or Degree or GED requiredMust be at least 18 years old5-6 years of heavy civil construction experience requiredCERTIFICATION/OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESMathematical reasoningJudgement and decision makingCritical thinkingReading comprehensionExcellent oral and written communicationInductive reasoningTime managementPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Keyboarding/typingAbility to read effectively from a computer screen and/or a paper copyAbility to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environmentAbility to effectively verbally communicateAbility to stand, sit, stoop, bend, walk and lift heavy objects (50 lbs)WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Wildcat Companies, Colorado Springs , Concrete Foreman, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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