Wright Brothers Construction is currently hiring for an experienced Bridge/Structures Foreman in the Birmingham, AL area. This position includes assisting with the managing of field operations on large scale multi-disciplined construction projects. Coordinating with and managing company craft personnel, subcontractors, inspectors, engineers, and owners to maintain safety, schedule, profitability, and client satisfaction. As well as overseeing and providing management for assigned crews.
Assist in managing crews effectively (2-4 crews with 8-12 people per crew)
Ensure implementation of daily tool box meetings to discuss safety, quality and productivity
Manage Equipment Utilization
Practice and manage safety on the project site and with teams
Read and understand plans, specifications
Use effective verbal and written communication skills.
Identify safety hazards and take all necessary actions to minimize or alleviate hazards
Ensure that assigned projects are completed on time and within budget
Order and coordinate deliveries, handling, storage, inspections, and placement of materials and equipment on the job site with vendors
Schedule and attend job meetings
Review all project cost and labor productivity reports and develop improvement plans if necessary
Oversight of work crews to ensure safety, quality, and productivity
Monitor task/project progress and adjust schedules, work crews, and deliveries and adjust these as required.
Fully implement the Company and Jobsite Specific safety programs. Report and remedy any procedures or practices that may be unsafe. Report and investigate all accidents; then report them to the appropriate personnel
Ensure that all project reporting and documentation is completed In a timely manner
Submit material requisitions in a timely and accurate manner
Responsible for ensuring that all required reporting (daily logs, time sheets, injury and accident reports)
Must have working knowledge of auto-levels, laser levels, transits or other layout tools for verification of finished lines and grades. Must set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality and productivity for the members of his/her crew
Essential Ability Requirements for WBC Personnel:
Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials
More heavy objects (94 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less)
Move light objects (less than 94 pounds) long distances (20 feet or less)
Heavy lifting with repeated stooping, carrying and bending continually over time (I.e., picks up materials and move to a different location)
Work long shifts with non-standard break times
Work in a variety of weather primarily through oral instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting
Must have vision equal to or better than is required for driving- if corrective lenses are required to achieve this level of vision, the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective lenses or the required PPE
The employee may have to purchase eye glasses (safely glass, etc.) that are compliant with ASI’s Safety Program and OSHA/MSHA requirements
Must have good hand-eye coordination
Must have quick reaction times
Must be able to hear adequately enough to be alerted by horns, sirens, shouting, or any other noise that is meant to convey a safety warning -If corrective device is required to achieve this level of hearing, the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective device or the required PPE
Life arms above shoulder level (i.e., throw bags into a truck)
Must have a good balance
Climb ladders or steps to reach objects
Must be able to work at heights of up to 100′ or more
Must be able to work in confined or enclosed spaces
Must be able to sit for long periods of time
Must be able to stand for long periods of time
Must be ale to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, and safety-toed boots
Must be able to walk moderate distances to reach work area (1/2 mile or more)
Must be committed to contributing to a culture of safety, looking out for yourself and others
Pay rate will be based on previous work experience.
• An Equal Opportunity Employer ALL eligible candidates are encouraged to apply E-Verify Employer Drug Free Workplace Must have reliable transportation
• Before hire, we require candidates to pass a physical and drug screen.
Our Benefits include:
Medical, Dental, and Vision (after 90 days)
401(K) (after 90 days)
Life Insurance (after 1 year of employment)
Work vehicle provided
General-Other: Project-Program Management, Program Management, Project Management, Heavy Equipment Operation, Site Superintendent
Wright Brothers has grown into a regional full-service heavy civil construction company. Our design and construction services include grading, site development, highway and bridge construction, landfill construction, asphalt production and paving, aggregate processing, commercial concrete services, and industrial maintenance services.
Services associated with this work are asphalt paving, earth and rock excavation, drilling and blasting of rock, crushing and screening of rock, graded stone placement, storm drainage installation, leachate collection installation, utility installation, foundation work, steel erection, bridge construction, miscellaneous concrete construction, and erosion control installation. Wright Brothers currently performs these services in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Wright Brothers is recognized as one of the largest civil contractors in the Southeastern United States. We can draw on the resources of over 400 employees and 500 pieces of construction equipment.
We are an ambitious group, always looking for new adventures. If you have a heavy civil project, Wright Brothers has the experience you are looking for.