Bridges and Structures - Foreman

Raleigh, NC posted on August 4

Operating since 1983, Smith-Rowe has grown from one-crew into a multifaceted team.  Our services range from civil infrastructure projects in highway construction such as bridge demolition and bridge construction to grading, utilities, retaining and sound walls, signage, rock crushing, and logging.

Our company stands on the basic values of integrity, honesty, honor, commitment, and respect for our customers and our employees.  We offer a great benefits package, so if you are a hardworking, skilled individual and you don’t mind getting your hands dirty, you will fit right in!

Position Overview:  The position of Bridges and Structures Foreman has the direct responsibility for personnel, equipment, scheduling, safety, quality of workmanship, and completion of assigned projects on time.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
•Supervise and direct the work of a crew to assure the completion of assigned work
•Ensures that work is being performed safely and effectively by communicating and assisting crew members on proper use of equipment, job responsibilities, housekeeping, job requirements, and productivity
•Ensures that new employees are adequately trained in company policies, safety requirements and job responsibilities
•Maintains accurate daily payroll records for crew members’ work
•Maintains a daily diary on events for future use
•Responsible for maintaining compliance of crew, and subcontractors on OSHA, NCDOT, and other federal requirements

Education and/or Experience:

•High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.
•Three (3) to five (5) years of related experience required.
•Combinations of work experience and education may be considered.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

•OSHA 10 hour preferred
•Rigging certification preferred
•First Aid/CPR certification preferred
•Current North Carolina Driver’s License, required
•NCDOT Erosion and Sedimentation Control certification required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

•Able to read and comprehend simple instruction, short correspondence, and memos. 
•Able to read plans and proposals
•Able to write simple correspondence.
•Able to effectively communicate information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and employees.
•Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
•Ability to apply common sense understanding in order to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
•Ability to deal with problems/issues involving several concrete variable in standardized situations.
•Experienced working around cranes, lifts, and heavy construction equipment.
•Basic computer skills.
•Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.
•Able to multiple task simultaneously
•Able to communicate to crew members in a professional and effective manner.
•Able to provide effective feedback to team members.
•Team Oriented
•Safety Oriented
•Customer Oriented
•Must be 18 years of age
•Must be able to pass a pre-employment and random drug screen
Physical Demands:
•Extensive physical activity performing strenuous daily activities of a primarily productive/technical nature.  Includes standing and sitting for extended periods of time, stooping, bending and crouching.
•Able to walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.
•Capable of lifting up to 70 pounds.
•Visual accuracy under varying degrees of light, darkness, and weather conditions in order to provide safe directions for operators of heavy equipment and other employees.
•Able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment, and in and out of excavations and up to 20 feet in height
•Able to work overtime and weekends, if necessary
•Able to travel when required.
•Requires working from heights

Environmental Working Conditions
•Outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions (i.e., rain, sun, snow, wind, etc.) 
•Noise level in the work environment is loud.
•Exposure to dust, grease, gasoline, diesel fuel, concrete, and other environmental factors of a construction job site.
•Work is performed near heavy equipment and moving machinery.


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