Grading/General Civil Construction Foremen
Company: MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Job Summary: Responsible to safely supervise and coordinate
activities of workers engaged in grading and excavation. Calculate
number of trucks required to haul aggregate and/or asphalt
according to capacity of vehicles, traffic conditions, distance
from work site and productivity of drivers. Tours work site to
ascertain progress in meeting time schedules and to detect
insufficient utilization of workers and equipment. Measures slope
and thickness of paving to verify compliance with contract. Measure
distances from reference points to locate boundaries of
construction site. Direct work crews engaged in operation of
vehicles and machines. Verify curvature of graded surface using
hand level. May supervise bituminous paving crews, aggregate
production crews or crews engaged in operating machines to tamp,
roll and smooth surface for subgrade of highway.
Minimum Qualifications: * 2 to 4 years from post high school,
work, military, institutional or vocational environment in
- Safely and properly supervise and coordinate activities of
- Reasoning ability equivalent to a level of applying principles
of rational systems to solve practical problems and interpret a
variety of written or oral instructions. Dealing with problems
involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized
- Vocabulary ability equivalent to reading various forms of
literature and writing reports. * 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 & act courteous/respectful of others.
- Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material
quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.).
- Mathematical ability equivalent to adding, subtracting,
multiplying and dividing all units of measure including decimal
fractions. Calculate surfaces, volumes, weights and measures. Apply
basic concepts of Algebra and Geometry. (The position may require
different actual mathematical applications.)
- Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure and acceptable
How To Apply Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color,
religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national
origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected
category under applicable state/federal law.
Knife River Wyoming offers a 401(k) as well as COMPANY PAID
medical, dental, vision, life and STD benefits for employees and
We are a drug free work environment requiring pre-employment and
random drug testing. Subject to background check.
You may apply online at jobs.mdu.com.
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
PO Box 20150
Cheyenne, WY 82007-1812
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