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Balfour Beatty Labor Foreman in Dallas, Texas

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As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Paid Personal Days

  • Paid Volunteer time

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Employee Referral Bonus


At Balfour Beatty Construction in Dallas, Texas, we are seeking a Laborer Foreman to join our team.This role assists the Superintendent and/or the Carpenter Foreman in coordinating subcontractors or supervises Balfour Beatty Construction laborers and trade workers at the construction site. May be responsible for various construction duties at the site. May monitor work performance, progress and productivity of subcontractors and laborers/craft workers. Directly oversees the performance of workers completing specific phases of construction to meet company standards and client expectations.

Essential Functions

  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker-hour requirements for completion of job assignment.

  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.

  • Interprets specifications, blueprints and job orders to workers and assigns duties.

  • Competency to erect scaffolding (OSHA certification required) and assists carpenters in ladders for assembling structures above ground.

  • Can do some level 1 carpentry (can assist as a carpenter’s helper).

  • Manages time cards, coding and maintain timesheets for Laborers.

  • Establishes and adjusts Laborers’ schedules to meet production schedule

  • Supervise Balfour Beatty labor crews.

  • Supervises composite clean- up crews.

  • Schedules and calls for dumpster pulls

  • Conducts Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) with crew.

  • Conducts tool box safety talks.

  • Can serve on Project Safety Team.

  • Motivates Laborers to meet work goals.

  • Trains new Laborers.

  • Mentor and supports development of subordinates.

  • Communicates company policies for Laborers and enforces safety regulations.

  • Description above is not a complete listing of all miscellaneous or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma preferred and on-the-job training required.

  • This position requires a minimum of 2 or more years of experience in a field or laborer commercial construction position.

  • Understands safety rules and tool / equipment instructions.

  • Must be able to lift, carry, pull or push objects weighing 50 to 100 pounds.

  • Must be able to read safety rules, instructions in the use and maintenance of tools and equipment, and methods and procedures in blueprint drawing and layout work.

  • Due to varied conditions, workers must know the hazards and safety requirements of each job and must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as required by the company’s safety policies for every situation.

About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.