Work in Iowa Construction Jobs

Job Information

MDU Resources Group Asphalt Superintendent in Sioux City, Iowa

Asphalt Superintendent

Company:Knife River - Midwest Division

Department:Asphalt

Location:Sioux City, IA

Hiring Manager:Megan S Dejong

Closing Date:09/01/2022at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Job Summary:

Responsible to safely supervise and coordinate activities of project in asphalt paving, grading, and milling.

Gravel Base - To oversee efficiency of gravel/base operation and produce quality

Milling - To oversee efficiency of milling operation and base jobs to produce quality gravel/base product

Paving - To oversee efficiency of paving operation to produce quality asphalt product

DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.

  2. Safely and properly supervise and coordinate activities of projects.

  3. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others.

  4. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.

  5. Perform maintenance on pavers during the off season.

  6. Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, Lockout/Tagout, safety and environmental regulation compliance.

  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Gravel Base

  1. Communicate gravel/base crew needs with dispatch

  2. Communicate needs with plant

  3. Work with crews, inspectors, and subcontractors to complete projects

  4. Complete quality gravel/base jobs within specifications

  5. Coach employees

  6. Communicate needed information to employees

  7. Complete necessary paperwork

  8. Deliver samples to lab

  9. Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily

Milling

  1. Communicate crew needs with dispatch

  2. Communicate needs with plant

  3. Work with crews, inspectors, and subcontractors to complete projects

  4. Complete quality gravel/base jobs within specifications

  5. Coach employees

  6. Communicate needed information to employees

  7. Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily

Paving

  1. Communicate paving crew needs with dispatch - Calculate number of trucks required to haul aggregate and/or asphalt according to capacity of vehicles, traffic conditions, distance from work site and productivity of drivers

  2. Communicate needs to plant

  3. Work with crews, inspectors, and subcontractors to complete projects

  4. Produce quality asphalt product within specifications

  5. Coach employees

  6. Communicate needed information to employees

  7. Assist new employees

  8. Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily

  9. Tour work site to ascertain progress in meeting time schedules and to detect insufficient utilization of workers and equipment.

  10. Measure slope and thickness of paving to verify compliance with contract.

  11. Measure distances from reference points to locate boundaries of construction site.

  12. Directs work crews engaged in operation of vehicles and machines.

  13. Verifies curvature of graded surface using hand level.

  14. Supervise bituminous paving crews, aggregate production crews or crews engaged in operating machines to tamp, roll and smooth surface for subgrade of highway.

  15. Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Over 2 years up to and including 4 years from post high school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment

  2. Minimum 3 years experience in product line and supervisory role

  3. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record. Class A CDL preferred with Hazmat endorsement

Schedule:

A typical week during production is 60 - 70 hours.

During the off season it is 40 hours per week.

How To Apply

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:2220 Hawkeye Drive, Sioux City, IA 51105.

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

This Employer Participates inE-Verify (PDF) (Downloads/EVerifyPoster.pdf) . Download PDF Application (PDF) (Downloads/KRC-60.pdf)

MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

DirectEmployers