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

  • Slip Form Foreman

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
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  • Overview

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in construction of slip form paving and concrete activities by performing the following duties. Coordinating activities of work crews engaged in preparing and applying concrete for fabricating, covering, and reinforcing structures. May be designated to work away from home for extended periods according to projects needs. This position is typically expected to work alongside those they supervise performing tasks as needed to complete the work on time.


    • Read, understand, interpret and enforce safety policies and practices.
    • Examines contract drawings to determine dimensions of structure.
    • Lays out floor-plan/worksite as needed.
    • Observes surface of concrete to point out low spots for workers to add concrete. 
    • Operates machine with attachments to successively vibrate, screed, strike-off (remove excess form), and float surface of concrete, to spray on curing compount, and cut expansion joints. 
    • Determines sequence of activities concerned with placing forms, setting grade, pouring concrete, and striping concrete structures.
    • Assigns workers to such tasks as cutting material to size, building concrete forms, setting grades, pouring and finishing concrete.
    • Inspects work performed by subordinates to ensure quality and meets owners expectations.
    • Supervises workers engaged in building concrete pavement, concrete flatwork, and other concrete elements.
    • Oversees works who place forms for molding concrete, install reinforcing steel, and convey, pour, finish, and cure concrete. 
    • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.  Understands cost to do the work, budgets and how to build the work efficiently.
    • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
    • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product to increase efficiency of work crew.
    • Analyzes and resolves work problems, assists workers in solving work problems, and initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
    • Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials.
    • Maintain a general knowledge of equipment used on the job including basic understanding of equipment limits and designed purposes.
    • As directed by the Superintendent, assists with ordering supplies.
    • Should be able to perform all essential duties and responsibilities of a Master Carpenter, Master Concrete Finisher.
    • Should be able to know how to get required tools, materials, and equipment ready to construct concrete elements.
    • Understand how many people is required to build the work and be a leader to get the most out of their subordinates.


    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.


    Education and/or Experience

    High school Diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years related experience and/or training.

    Expereince with twenty four foot paving

    Language Skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, contract drawings and specifications, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to calculate proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Able to plan scope of work and manager crew of 10+ members. 


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