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

  • Dirt Foreman

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/2/2019 1:13 PM)
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  • Overview

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in construction, installation, and repair of wooden structures and fixtures by performing the following duties. 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 blueprints to determine dimensions of structure.
    • Lays out floor-plan/worksite as needed.
    • Determines sequence of activities concerned with fabrication, assembly, and erection of structure.
    • Assigns workers to such tasks as cutting material to size, building concrete forms, erecting wooden framework, and laying flooring.
    • Inspects work performed by subordinates to ensure quality.
    • Supervises workers engaged in building timber structures such as cofferdams, trestles, and supports for concrete forms.
    • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
    • 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 Carpenter Level 3.


    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

    Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or a minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Language Skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, 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.


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