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Asphalt Foreman

Company: Knife River - North Dakota Division Department: Construction/Asphalt
Location: Williston, ND Hiring Manager: Kari L Turnquist
Closing Date: 04/15/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
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.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Over 2 years up to and including 4 years from post high school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment
2. Minimum 3 years experience in product line
3. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.
How To Apply
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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.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.
2. Safely and properly supervise and coordinate activities of workers
3. Communicate paving crew needs with dispatch and to the plant
4. Work with crews, inspectors, and subcontractors to complete projects
5. Produce quality asphalt product within specifications
6. Coach/Assist employees
7. Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily
8. Tour work site to ascertain progress in meeting time schedules and to detect insufficient utilization of workers and equipment.
9. Measure slope and thickness of paving to verify compliance with contract.
10. Measure distances from reference points to locate boundaries of construction site.
11. Directs work crews engaged in operation of vehicles and machines.
12. Verifies curvature of graded surface using hand level.
13. Supervise bituminous paving crews, aggregate production crews or crews engaged in operating machines to tamp, roll and smooth surface for subgrade of highway.
14. Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily
15. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written); Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others.
16. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.
17. Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, Lockout/Tagout, safety and environmental regulation compliance.
18. Performs other duties as assigned.
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