MDU Resources Group Asphalt General Superintendent in Sioux City, Iowa

Job Summary:

Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We are one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country, and we’re growing! We are adding people to our team every day — people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers and jobsites.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Asphalt General Superintendent on our Asphalt team. We offer competitive wages with a full benefits package. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Responsible to safely supervise and coordinate activities of projects and crews in Asphalt Paving, to include Gravel Base, and Milling operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Over 2 years up to and including 4 years from post high school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment.
  2. Minimum 5-10 years of experience in product line and supervisory role.
  3. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.
  4. Knowledge of workings of an Asphalt Plant and Mix Design
  5. Experience in managing multiple crews at one time.

Duties and 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. Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR regulation compliance

  6. Ensure compliance with all company safety and environmental policies and procedures.

  7. Work with Asphalt Plant Manager and Asphalt Plant operators to ensure production of Quality Asphalt mixes.

  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Gravel Base 1. Work with crews, inspectors, and subcontractors to complete projects. 2. Complete quality gravel/base jobs within specifications. 3. Coach employees. 4. Communicate needed information to employees. 5. Complete necessary paperwork. 6. Deliver samples to lab. 7. Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily as needed.

Milling 1. Work with crews, inspectors, and subcontractors to complete projects. 2. Complete quality gravel/base jobs within specifications. 3. Coach employees. 4. Communicate needed information to employees. 5. Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily as needed.

Paving 1. Communicate paving crew needs with dispatch - Calculate number of trucks required to haul aggregate and/or hot mix 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/Train new employees. 8. Approve and submit work hours for crew and pertinent job information daily as needed. 9. Tour work site to ascertain progress in meeting time schedules and to detect insufficient utilization of workers and equipment. 10. Communicate with upper management progress of projects to ensure production rates are obtained 11. Supervise all Asphalt crews and share resources between crews to ensure maximum production is obtained

Benefits

  • Paid Holidays * Two Medical Plans with generous Employer contributions * Health Savings Account (partially funded by Employer) * Prescription Drug Plans * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D; Insurance * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents *

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.

Company: Knife River - Midwest Division

Department: Asphalt

Location: Sioux City, IA

Hiring Manager: Shana M Munsen

Closing Date: 09/30/2018 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time