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Asphalt Foreman (Seasonal)
Category: Manufacturing, Construction, Publishing
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89570500

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  Job posted:   Sun May 13, 2018
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Asphalt Foreman (Seasonal)

Responsible to safely and efficiently supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in asphalt paving while producing a quality asphalt product in a timely manner.


+ Over 2 years up to and including 4 years from post high school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment

+ Minimum 3 years experience in product line

+ Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record


+ Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.

+ Safely and properly supervise and coordinate activities of workers

+ Communicate paving crew needs with dispatch and to the plant

+ Work with crews, inspectors, and subcontractors to complete projects

+ Produce quality asphalt product within specifications

+ Coach/Assist employees

+ Tour work site to ascertain progress in meeting time schedules and to detect insufficient utilization of workers and equipment.

+ Measure slope and thickness of paving to verify compliance with contract.

+ Measure distances from reference points to locate boundaries of construction site.

+ Directs work crews engaged in operation of vehicles and machines.

+ Verifies curvature of graded surface using hand level.

+ Supervise bituminous paving crews, aggregate production crews or crews engaged in operating machines to tamp, roll and smooth surface for subgrade of highway.

+ Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily

+ Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others.

+ Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.

+ Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, Lockout/Tagout, safety and environmental regulation compliance.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

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