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Concrete Foreman

at gallegos corp

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1069
Keywords: concrete

Job Description

  Position Title: Concrete Foreman
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly
Location: Vail or Aspen 


Reporting Relationship: Superintendent and/or Project Manager 


Supervises: Journeyman, Apprentices and Laborers



Position Summary:  


A Concrete Foreman must be able to lead the completion of work with slab, site and walls. Concrete Foremen need to have mastered above average skill and speed in form and pour of all types of concrete work and demonstrated supervisory skills. Concrete Foreman are required to ensure safety, quality and productivity requirements are met according to project requirements each day. The Foreman exemplifies customer service when dealing directly with the owner, vendors, project superintendents, general contractors, and internal customers in all departments. 


Essential Functions:  

  • Collaborate with the crew to ensure safety, set the work details and productivity requirements each day during the daily huddle.  
  • Improve individual safety and productivity by teaching proper methods for completing work.  
  • Balance positive reinforcement with corrections and ask for feedback to improve transfer of knowledge and skills.  
  • Accurately report to the Superintendent or Project Manager daily productivity and any issues that arise during the day.  
  • Document daily reports and timecards to accurately report job specifics and employee compensation.  
  • Plan site logistics, execution and staffing on a daily, weekly, and bi-weekly basis using the short interval plan to communicate staffing, tool and equipment needs to Project Managers. 
  • Participate and influence pre-job planning in conjunction with the Project Manager and General Superintendent. 
  • Accurately interpret project plans and details to Gallegos staff and clients. 
  • Manage Gallegos’ risk through client collaboration and revision of plan details such that all projects are completed to current industry code and standard. 
  • Collaborate and interact with general contractors and other subcontractors including weekly meetings 
  • Review and understand the bird report weekly.  
  • Participate and provide un-biased feedback on project close-outs during exit strategy process and post-job reviews.  
  • Perform duties of a formsetter and/or finisher when needed.  
  • Other duties as assigned by the superintendent or project manager  



Oversee the following tasks are being performed to the highest quality:   

  • Calculate angles and courses and determine vertical and horizontal alignment of courses for all types of residential, commercial and civil projects  



· 5-10 years of equivalent work experience  


· OSHA 10 hour training 


· ACI certification 




· Basic plan reading skills 


· Maintain expected production requirements 


· Demonstrated interpersonal and supervisory skills 


· Attention to detail with demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness 


· Conserves resources and meets productivity set forth by supervisors  

  • Observes all safety procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions and uses equipment and materials properly.  
  • Basic understanding and use of the English language 
  • Bilingual Spanish speaker a plus  

Work Environment:  


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to:  

  • moving mechanical parts/equipment such as saws, forklifts and vehicles 
  • outdoor weather conditions including extreme heat or cold weather 
  • work in high, precarious places such as scaffolding and ladders 
  • fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals  
  • risk of electrical shock  
  • vibration 
  • weight of heavy material, such as forms and other concrete related material 
  • rough and uneven terrain  



The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 




Physical Demands:  


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 120 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel in a repetitive motion; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, including working on hands and knees for extended periods of time. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.