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Manhole Re-Hab Foreman - Phoenix in Gilbert, AZ at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

Are you looking for a company you can grow with? A company where you feel like part of the family and not just another employee number? Do you want to be a part of something great? Hunter Contracting Co. is a family-owned, heavy civil contracting firm serving Arizona since 1961. We are looking for good, hard-working, high-energy, self-motivating, professional individuals to grow with our project needs.

What we are proud to offer you:

  • Medical/Telemedicine
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • EAP
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • PTO
  • Holiday
  • Company Vehicle

Concrete Foreman

To oversee, direct, and manage activities of workers concerned with the maintenance and rehabilitation of underground sewer and manhole structures utilizing hand tools and power tools to restore structural integrity. in cooperation with other Foremen, Superintendents, and General Superintendent.


Responsible for:

  • Analyzes and resolves worker problems and recommends motivational plans.
  • Assigns work to employees using material and worker requirements data.
  • Assists workers engaged in construction activities using hand tools and equipment.
  • Confers with staff and workers to ensure production and personnel problems are resolved.
  • Oversees and leads workers the repair and coating of manholes.
  • Examines concrete manhole interior then gives instruction to workers to repair defects, such as cracks, missing portions of structure, etc...
  • Prescribes methods and materials for repairing defects.
  • Supervises workers engaged in surface prep and spray coating of new protective lining.
  • Records data, such as time spent on various phases of job and materials used for process.
  • Reads specification sheets for information, and relates information to crew for correct usage.
  • Estimates material, equipment, and worker requirements to complete job.
  • Studies contract documents (i.e., specifications, details, and plans) and estimates to establish procedures for construction on the basis of starting and completion times and staffing requirements for each phase of construction based on knowledge of available tools, equipment, personnel, and various building methods.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and discusses the project estimate with the Estimator, Concrete Superintendent, General Superintendent, and Project Manager.
  • Verifies that all required shop drawings, plans, mix designs, special material approvals, traffic control plans, and other documents necessary for assigned phases of work have been approved prior to start of the work.
  • Performs quantity take-offs related to individual phases of work to discover any conflicts with either the agency s or estimator s quantities prior to the start of the work.
  • Confers with other supervisors and foremen to coordinate activities of individual departments and/or projects.
  • Orders procurement of tools and materials to be delivered at specific times to conform to work schedule.
  • Inspects and verifies receipt of supplies and materials delivered to the job site.
  • Properly codes field delivery tickets as required and turns into Project Manager promptly.
  • Schedules subcontractors to conform to required work schedule.
  • Reviews weekly job cost reports for errors and problem areas. Informs and discusses with Superintendent, General Superintendent, and Project Manager suggested actions to be taken to correct.
  • Maintains quality control of work performed by subcontractors and crew.
  • May set up machines and equipment.
  • Prepares a weekly three-week schedule of work, including equipment and labor needs.
  • Keeps Superintendent and/or General Superintendent informed, in a timely manner, of labor and equipment requirements as the project progresses.
  • Inspects all equipment, owned or rented, upon delivery to and prior to transportation off the project. Reports all problems and/or damages to proper shop personnel as well as completing equipment reports.
  • Assists Superintendent and/or Project Manager with development of cost estimates for contracts and/or change orders. Investigates and provides pertinent details, such as drawings, documents, photos, and specifications to the Superintendent and/or Project Manager so appropriate action can be taken.
  • Schedules all necessary testing when required.
  • Maintains daily logbook and documentation for progress, events, changes, and problems that occur on the project.
  • Develops quantity reports for all work completed on the project and turns into Superintendent weekly.
  • Completes all required paperwork: legibly, accurately, and timely to include timesheets, time and production records, and Project Set-Up Notebook.
  • Provides for positive drainage at the end of each work shift to protect the project from storm damage.
  • Provides safe job site conditions for the traveling public and pedestrians.
  • Ensures proper housekeeping of the project site.
  • Holds weekly toolbox safety meeting.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Inspects work in progress to ensure that work conforms to specifications and that construction schedules are adhered to.
  • Examines and inspects work progress, equipment, and construction sites to verify safety and ensure that specifications are met.
  • Reads specifications, such as blueprints and data, to determine construction requirements.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods and equipment performance to increase efficiency and safety.
  • Records information, such as personnel, production, and operational data, on specified forms and reports.
  • Suggests and initiates personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, and hires.
  • Trains workers in construction methods and operation of equipment.
  • Uses relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Observes, receives, and otherwise obtains information from all relevant sources.
  • Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Inspects equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Communicates and advocates all applicable safety policies and procedures with employees. Enforces all applicable safety polices and procedures with employees and subcontractors.
  • Adheres to all Hunter Contracting Co. safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Work Qualifications:

  • Ability to read blue prints.
  • Knowledge of leadership techniques, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of organizational operating practices or procedures.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in construction projects.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Ability to motivate, develop, train, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Ability to manage own time and the time of others.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions, plans, specifications, and contract documents.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and be able to adapt to a wide variety of conditions.
  • Takes pride in craftsmanship.
  • Possesses a valid Drivers License.
  • Bilingual preferred.

Education & Work Experience Requirements:

  • Two (2) or more years supervisory experience; AND,
  • Minimum 5 years construction experience
  • Possesses a valid Driver s License.

We do E-Verify, Background Checks and Drug Screens

Women, Minorities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Hunter provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Hunter complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.