The Foreman at Gerber is responsible for partnering with the Project Manager to successfully complete the assigned project. When a project requires a Superintendent, the Foreman directly reports to and supports the Superintendent. As a Foreman, you are expected to work as part of a leadership team (Foreman, Super, PM, Safety Officer, etc.) to plan and execute the successful delivery of a completed project for Gerber’s clients. You are responsible to communicate with and utilize Gerber Office Management for business purposes (HR, P.M., Payroll, V.P. of Ops., etc). At times, you may also be responsible for communicating and coordinating directly with clients, subcontractors, engineers, inspectors, suppliers, etc.
As the Foreman, you are directly responsible for mentoring, training, leading, and supervising your team. Your team may, or may not, consist of General Laborers, Skilled Laborers, a Leadman (or Leadmen), Equipment Operators, Welders, etc.
Manage the execution of the assigned project as part of a team.
Mentor, coach, lead, train, and supervise your team.
Ensure that work is completed according to applicable specifications.
Actively promote and participate in Gerber’s Safety Program.
Help create a Family environment where everyone feels respected, confident, and valued.
Take pride in your accomplishments and complete your work with Integrity.
Perform with excellence and a high degree of Quality workmanship.
Create Innovative solutions to difficult challenges.
Hard Work is Gerber’s Foundation. If you aren’t internally motivated to never give up, you need not apply.
You must be willing to perform all of your work in harmony with Gerber’s Safety Program.
You must have OSHA 30 training or be willing to complete the training.
Current First Aid/CPR/AED training or willing to complete the training.
Current Class A CDL and acceptable driving record.
DOT Medical Card.
Expert ability and skills to proficiently accomplish various construction tasks required to complete the project.
Ability to read and understand project plans and specifications.
Experience with leading a team to accomplish a construction project.
You must have the ability to anticipate the changing needs of the project (manpower, etc.)
You must be capable of driving the performance of the job. We get the job done no matter what.
Expert knowledge and ability to supervise onsite heavy equipment operations (skid steers, mini ex’s, loaders, forklifts, trucks, excavators, etc.) Ability to operate equipment or an aptitude and willingness to learn is a plus.
Expert knowledge, ability, and understanding of various construction tools and the ability to utilize them (simple hand tools up to various power tools.)
You must have the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all of the involved parties (P.M., Superintendent, Clients, Subcontractors, etc.) and also with your team.
Ability to effectively coach and mentor your team.
Ability to perform effective performance evaluations for your team.
You must be able to maintain daily reports and timesheets and turn them in on time.
You must be a consistent and dependable asset to your team in your attendance and performance.
This is a career opportunity. We strive to promote from within Gerber whenever possible. All of our Superintendents and many of our Upper Management have operated in the capacity of Foreman while at Gerber. Being a Foreman at Gerber is a great opportunity for anyone aspiring to further their knowledge, skills, and career in the construction industry.
This job description is a summary. For a complete job description for this position, please contact Gerber’s HR Director.
Gerber Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At Gerber Construction, part of our Mission is to provide career opportunities to our team. This is not just some job. We are a Family and we are committed to helping each other feel secure, confident, and valued.
-We are not afraid of working hard and getting our hands dirty. We are internally motivated and deeply committed to never quit. We get the job done no matter what. Gerber Construction is #notforbabies.
-We build structures that stand the test of time. Since 1974 we have been building interstate bridges, pedestrian bridges, water storage tanks, sewer and water treatment plants, pump houses, dams, spillways, reservoirs, canals, box culverts, and diversions. We also do structural concrete repairs and protective coatings. If it involves dirt, concrete, or steel, we can build it.
Role: Concrete Construction Foreman
Location: Salt Lake,
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