Heavy Equipment Operator Foreman

Sundt Construction, Inc. | Heyburn, ID

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Posted Date 5/28/2024
Description Job Description

Must have at least 2 years' experience as a Operator Foreman, preference heavy civil/commercial construction/road and bridge experience; must be available for overtime as needed; must pass pre-employment drug testing; Pay is $28.00 per hour; Work schedule 40 - 58 + hours; anticipated project duration is approximately 2 years.

As a 100% employee-owned contractor, when you work at Sundt, you're not just hiring on at a company, you're joining a culture. Because everyone at Sundt is part owner, you'll join a team of people who are deeply invested in their work. From apprentices to managers, we're passionate about the details and deliberate in everything we do.

At Sundt we focus on building long-term prosperity for our clients, communities and employee-owners. We offer competitive pay, industry-leading benefits including a 401k and employee stock ownership plan, incentive programs for craft and administrative employees as well as training that focuses on your personal and professional growth. We're driven by skill, grit and purpose. Join us as we strive to be the most skilled builder in America

Basic Job Functions

Provide leadership, management and supervision necessary for safe heavy equipment operations work in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards. Plan and coordinate the efforts of all craft persons under his/her supervision and provide all resources needed for the work to be done safely, correctly, and efficiently. Work with other foreman or crews to ensure that the work is coordinated and sequenced to assure that the flow of work and the schedule is maintained. Provide oversight and supervision of preventative maintenance and pre-shift walk around of the assigned equipment are completed to assure safe operation.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Maintain positive working relationships with other foreman and crews.
  2. Maintain a safe and clean work environment and assure that high quality work is being performed at all times.
  3. Conduct and/or participate in all safety, quality, production, and planning meetings.
  4. Assure all crew members evaluations/performance agreements are conducted.
  5. Champion and promote a Continuous Improvement culture with all members of the crew.
  6. Assure the accuracy of all time sheets, quantity and productivity reports.
  7. Develop one-week and daily work plans, provide feedback on the 6-week schedule and know the critical path.
  8. Establish weekly production goals for the crew and execute the work on time & under budget.
  9. Adhere to and support all company policies, procedures and "The Sundt Way" with regard to the work and people you supervise.
  10. Provides appropriate coaching and mentoring for crew members to help them be the best they can be.

Minimum Job Requirements
  1. Must have a minimum of four years' experience in the relevant construction market and an in-depth understanding of the trade you are supervising.
  2. Must set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality, and productivity for the members of his/her crew.
  3. Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills.

Note: Job Description is subject to change at any time and may include other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements
  1. Work up to a 12-hour shift doing hard physical work in varying temperatures and outside conditions.
  2. Occasionally will climb stairs, ladders, etc.
  3. Will lift, push, or pull objects up to 50lbs. on an occasional basis
  4. Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis
  5. Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
  6. May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis
  7. May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
  8. Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, hardhat, vest, etc.)
  9. Will interact with people frequently during a shift/workday
  10. May use telephone, computer system, email, or other electronic devices on a limited basis to communicate with internal and external customers or vendors

Safety Level


Note: Jobs with the Safety-Sensitive designation are those that include tasks or duties that the employer reasonably believes could affect the safety and health of the employee performing the task or others such as operating a vehicle, operating equipment, operating machinery or power tools, repairing/maintaining the operation of any vehicle/equipment, the handling/disposal/transport of hazardous materials, or the handling/treatment/disposal of potentially flammable/combustible materials.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: Sundt Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, disability, national origin, covered veteran status, or genetic information. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Market Competitive Salary (paid weekly)
Employee Stock Ownership Plan & 401K
Industry Leading Health Coverage Starting after 60 days of continuous employment
Sick Leave and Paid Time Off (PTO)
Medical, Health Savings, and Wellness credits
Flexible Spending Accounts
Employee Assistance Program
Workplace Wellness Programs
Mental Health Program
Life and Disability Insurance
Employee-Owner Perks
Educational Assistance
Salary28.00 Hour
Equipment Operator
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