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Excavation Foreman

Company Description


Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.


Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900


www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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Summary: Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of excavation employees. In addition, the Excavation Foreman provides leadership and is responsible for safety, scheduling, workforce planning, coordinating, supervising, and assisting in cost control; ensuring the consistent and fair application of policies and procedures. Responsibilities: Is responsible and accountable for the safety of the crews under his/her direction Understands and communicates safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance in all areas of safety, while identifying the needs for crew safety training Oversees and coordinates the activities of field employees Assesses competency and capability of employees on the project, and evaluates the capabilities of the crew members Recognizes and addresses issue/problems that may arise among crew members and provides effective resolutions Accountable for following project plans and schedules, ensuring that crews perform activities to meet production goals Identifies needs and deficiencies in the schedule and communicates these to the appropriate persons Translates general work requirements into a prioritized work plan for each crew Reviews and adjusts specific workforce activities and task schedules to meet established production schedules Identifies, verifies, and reports any scheduling conflicts with other crews and subcontractors to the appropriate persons Accountable for the preparation of reports Approving material requisitions Maintains employee time reporting Performs other related duties as required and assigned Qualifications: Must possess three (3) to five (5) years in heavy highway construction with knowledge of project construction scope and objectives to include, but not limited to grade, slope, reading and understanding plans, and drainage Ability to read drawings and interpret specifications for the project Must possess a strong knowledge of scheduling and planning Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to apply effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills Must possess excellent time management skills Must possess a clean driver’s license Dragados USA Inc., in an Equal Opportunity Employer
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