Grade Foreman

Pooler, GA


Griffin Contracting, Inc., has an opening for an experienced Grade Foreman. Ideal candidate is hands on and can operate equipment. Travel may be required.


Able to Set up and Operate Auto Machine Controls

Shoot Grade

Understand Plans

Able to Fine Grade With Minimal Passes To within Tolerances

Ability to organize and manage 2-3 person crews for variety of jobs ranging from commercial erosion control and earthwork activities

Must be willing to travel as required by project

Be responsible for field and crew, equipment operation and complete daily paperwork

Candidate will be expected to be detail oriented and manage safety, logistics and multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

Lead field operations to monitor and improve crew productions and understand goals.

Communicate professionally and effectively with all personnel

Assist project management in ensuring that all work meets specifications

Maintains accurate reporting of materials used and time reporting of crew members

Must have operational experience with heavy equipment to communicate equipment limits and designed purposes

Must be accountable for equipment safety, maintenance and operation

Ability to work independently and in a team environment while effectively managing time

Host daily safety meetings with team

Maintains safe, clean job site, vehicles and orderly work

Ensures proper installation and maintenance of temporary erosion and sediment control devices

Able to perform site wide inspections of project

Leads all efforts of crew work for the day’s events not limited to driving to site, proper tools, management of materials

Experience required in landscape construction and/or erosion control (seeding, straw blowing, matting, filter sock & silt fence)

Spots trucks or trailers on site

Completes slope, rough and fine grading activities as necessary

Familiarity with off road equipment a plus

Must be able to place and grade topsoil and aggregate

Incorporate erosion control into the work in a timely manner and stabilize disturbed areas with mulch/seed or vegetative cover

Ability to supervise subcontractors for performance and safety

Checks equipment and performs various maintenance

Experience with environmental oversight and DHEC/DNR a plus

Experience in crew operations and management is a plus

Read, understand, manage, mark and record quantities where work is performed

Able to use a variety of hand tools (shovels, picks, staples, post hole digger and tamp) requiring upper body forces of 40lbs

This position requires you to work overtime.

Current driver’s license and good driving record, CDL a plus

Required drug screening

Minimum Supervision Needed

Equal Opportunity Employer

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