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Grading/General Civil Construction Foremen

Company: MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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 earthwork activities

  • Safely and properly supervise and coordinate activities of workers.
    • 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 situations.
  • 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 driving record

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 their dependents.

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

Keywords: MDU Resources Group, Inc., Cheyenne , Grading/General Civil Construction Foremen, Other , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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