Foreman
Granite Construction

Anchorage, Alaska

Posted in Building and Construction


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General Summary

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in excavating and grading right-of-way for construction of projects, such as highways, streets, drainage ditches, and dams.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Measures distances from reference points to locate boundaries of construction site.
  • Directs work crews engaged in operating vehicles and machines to dump, scrape, and spread dirt.
  • Verifies curvature of graded surface, using hand level.
  • Performs other duties as described under Supervisor.
  • May supervise bituminous paving crew (Supervisor, Asphalt Paving.
  • May supervise work crew engaged in operating machines to tamp, roll, and smooth surface for subgrade of highway and be designated Supervisor, Fine Grading.
  • May supervise workers engaged in laying drainage tile and concrete and metal culverts, and be designated Supervisor, Culvert Laying.
  • May be designated according to activity of workers supervised as Supervisor, Dumping; Supervisor, Rough Grading.

Education
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent years of experience

Work Experience
  • The amount of specific job training required to learn the techniques, information, and facility needed for average performance in this position is from 2 to 4 years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Workers should be able to:
  • Read engineering drawing
  • Practice good safety habits
  • Work in dusty or dirty surroundings
  • Follow instructions and meet set standards
  • Judge distances and slopes accurately
  • Make decisions based on verifiable standards.

Physically, workers must be able to:
  • Stoop, bend, and crouch
  • Use hands, arms, and legs fully
  • See well (either naturally or with correction)
  • Lift up to 50 pounds, with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please clickhere.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening.Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.


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