Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Dirt Foreman

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/24/2018 9:51 AM)
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  • Overview

    As a Dirt foreman, you will Supervises field operations for an Earthwork/Roadway projects. The dirt Foreman will directly supervise and coordinate activities of dirt crew and may also engage in the trade work of the employees being supervised.

    The ideal candidate will have urban reconstruction experience, roadway earth work experience, and concrete removal experience. The Foreman will direct activities of workers (Heavy Equipment operators, laborers, etc.) with construction of highways, pipelines, and perhaps commercial buildings or parking structures.


    • Directly supervises grading crew.
    • Reports on work to Superintendent.
    • Experienced on all types of heavy equipment for dirt and site projects.
    • Knowledgeable in the areas of dirt work, including excavation, grade work, surveying and final excavating work.
    • Reads, understands, and interprets drawings and specifications.
    • Monitors crews for organizational structure, sizing, crew mix ratios, and wage compliance in conjunction with Superintendent.
    • Reports on time and materials.
    • Monitors the implementation of safety orientations, safety indoctrinations, provides coaching for improvement.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.
    • A minimum of 3 years of dirt / earth Supervisor or Foreperson work experience leading heavy equipment crews (e.g. trackhoe, backhoe, loader, crane, bobcat, skid steer, etc.)
    • A minimum of 7 years of dirt / earthwork experience
    • A minimum of 3 years of concrete work – specifically concrete removal
    • A minimum of 3 years of reading blueprint and specs for dirt work on commercial builds and roadway earth work projects.
    • Be willing to work nights
    • Education – four or more years related experience and / or training; or a bachelor degree from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Be proficient and able to perform all essential duties and responsibilities of an Equipment Operator level III


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