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Heavy Construction Foreman

Manthei Supply
Job Description

Do you enjoy working outside and solving unique challenges?  Do you want to lead high-performing teams and be a part of building better communities in Northern Michigan? If you're a highly motivated person with a strong work ethic, we'd love to talk with you!

 Manthei Construction is a premier heavy construction, site development, and ready-mix supply company located in Charlevoix, MI. For over 50 years, Manthei Construction has been instrumental in the development of communities and their infrastructure all throughout Northern Michigan.

 We are currently searching for a Heavy Construction Foreman to join our team.

 Heavy Construction Foreman will perform tasks essential for the completion of site development and underground utility projects.  The primary responsibility of this role is to lead a team of operators and laborers to effectively complete projects by taking responsibility for the safety, quality and productivity of everyone on the team.  

 This position is a full-time position typically working Monday-Friday with occasional Saturday work and overtime available. Job sites are primarily located in the Northern Michigan area and overnight travel is not typically required. Manthei Construction offers excellent health benefits, paid time off, paid holidays, product discounts, and more!

Essential Duties

  • Take responsibility for the safety, quality and productivity of the team you are leading on the job site you are working on.
  • Train employees in the safe and proper methods needed for completing specific job tasks and help coach the team members to promote cross training and new skills.
  • Ensure that job site is clean, organizing and operating in a safe manner.
  • Ensure that the work being completed meets the quality requirements set forth in the project plans and specifications.
  • Plan out the daily goals and tasks to be accomplished and effectively communicate and lead the team in the execution of these goals.
  • Provide guidance and support to subcontractors when on site.
  • Make decisions and adjustments to the plan as needed due to changes in conditions or requirements.
  • Work to resolve conflicts or miscommunications quickly and amicably.
  • Communicate with managers daily to keep them informed of project status and anticipated future needs.
  • Track and record completed quantities and crew time for submission to managers.
  • Other items as needed and as related to leading the on-site team and execution of the work.  

 Qualifications and Requirements

  • Well experienced in heavy construction work and best practices
  • Mechanically inclined and knowledgeable regarding heavy equipment operation and proper preventative maintenance
  • Display a respectful and positive attitude
  • Effectively work in a variety of outside weather conditions
  • Able to assist and help with manual labor tasks when appropriate
  • Able to read and interpret project plans and specifications and perform necessary calculations (slope, layout, setting grades, etc).
  • Valid driver’s license required 
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen
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