Manatt's Inc Dirt Crew Foreman in Ames, Iowa
The success Manatts, Inc., enjoys today in the construction industry started more than 60 years ago. Back then, it was one man, one truck, and now our team of employees numbers more than 700 strong. We have dozens of ready-mix and asphalt production facilities around the state of Iowa. Our massive fleet of dump and ready-mix trucks serves thousands of job sites every year. In addition, our concrete and asphalt paving divisions, along with our various other crews, complete hundreds of projects every season.
Our Ames Division has an opening for the 2018 construction season for Dirt Crew Foreman. This individual will work with and directly supervise 2 or more non-supervisory employees and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of work crews engaged in grade shaping and compacting subgrades in preparation for paving crews, training employees, planning assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems and additional duties as assigned. Daily paperwork is required to ensure time cards and job quantities are correct and additional duties as assigned.
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction, construction methods, interpretation of plans and specifications including the ability to read survey stakes and use a survey rod and level to check slopes and drainage prior to concrete placement
Ability to read plans, excellent problem-solving skills, and a strong mechanical aptitude
Qualified applicants must have had previous motor grading operating experience
May be required to operate other pieces of equipment
Ability to work long hours, nights and weekends when necessary
Effective communication and leadership skills
Basic computer skills
Current driver’s license and acceptable driving record
CDL license preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent
Life and AD&D Insurance
401K Retirement Plan
Short Term Disability Insurance
Per Diem, per Company policy