Position Description

Auger Crew Foreman
Location Grandville, MI
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Who We Are:

Fabcon Companies manufactures and erects precast concrete for every type of structure.  Projects range from a 10,000 square-foot machine shop to a one-million square foot distribution center, and from a single-story bakery to a 16-story housing facility.  Our serviceability begins at the first design meeting, through our plants, to the construction site and continues throughout the life of the building.  From superior design and professional construction crews to building-life-cycle savings, we deliver the best possible building solution.  Fabcon has manufacturing plants in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

What We Believe:

Safety and quality above all.
Creating a positive customer experience.
Acting with integrity.
Treating people with respect.
Nurturing a spirit of innovation.
Always finding a better way.

Why Join Us:

Our commitment to innovation, quality and safety is reflected in everything we do. Diversity, respect, trust and personal responsibility are all critical components to our success. Working at Fabcon is a team endeavor, where people are dedicated, energetic with a natural drive for this challenging work environment.

Purpose/Scope:

The Auger Crew Foreperson leads field laborers and runs job site operations by using leadership and technical skills to ensure proper safety and quality values, and customer satisfaction are being met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that established safety policies are followed
  • Provide work direction for, and promote teamwork amongst, the crew members
  • Is a working foreperson; work concurrently with crew to complete job while supervising work
  • Ensure that established safety and quality values are followed
  • Provide work direction, and promote teamwork, amongst the crew members
  • Represent the company on, and off, job sites and communicate effectively with general contractor and sub-contractors
  • Implement company policies and procedures to ensure work performance is in compliance with ISO and OSHA standards, and DOT regulations
  • Hire local union members when required and discharge crew members, if necessary
  • Provide daily reports to administrative personnel and superintendent on the job’s progress and estimated completion dates
  • Interface for internal and external customers to ensure satisfactory completion of the job
  • Communicates all problems to the superintendent in a timely manner
  • Plan work to minimize travel between job sites
  • Verify auger details prior to starting the job
  • Inspection of augers prior to use
  • Brace and auger maintenance as required
  • Complete work in a manner that minimizes cleanup work
  • Other duties as assigned by superintendent and/or management

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Valid commercial driver’s license (class A)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience of commercial driving experience

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Familiarity of general construction practices
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to plan the required work to complete a job in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ability to address conflict and collaborate towards a solution
  • Ability to navigate various technological devices
  • Ability to read and interpret shop drawings
  • Ability to effectively communicate with personnel at different levels
  • Ability to foresee potential problems and take necessary action to prevent the problems from occurring
  • Ability to work in an organized manner and adapt readily to change
  • Ability to work well with others and maintain professional conduct at all times
  • Possess excellent work habits and be able to demonstrate them to subordinates
  • Ability to use construction mensuration equipment (i.e., transits, levels, and laser levels)
  • Initiative to develop yourself and others
  • Possess extraordinary work habits and demonstrates them to crew members

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of OSHA 30-hour

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to travel

  • Ability to work extensive overtime when required

  • Ability to work from ladders and aerial work platforms

  • Field:  Must be able to traverse uneven ground, move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, climb on a flatbed semi-trailer

Work Environment:

  • Field: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status). 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or at one of our plant locations during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-Verify.

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