Laborer Foreman (Civil) Blazing Star

Mortenson Hendricks , MN 56136

Posted 2 months ago


Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service. Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

As a Laborer Foreman, your primary duties include coordinating crews and preparing, handling, and supplying materials used by other crafts.


  • Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures

  • Supervise and coordinate activities of laborers and their assigned roles

  • Interpret specifications, blueprints and job orders

  • Interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations

  • Establish and adjust work sequences to meet construction schedule, using knowledge capacities of equipment and assigned personnel

  • Study/analyze in schedules and estimate worker-hour requirements for completion of job

  • Analyze and resolve work problems

  • Maintain time records

  • May make cost estimate for contracts

  • Use logical step-by-step procedures in work

  • Plan work and solve problems

  • Make decisions based on measurable information

  • May operate machinery

  • Provides work direction to laborer I, II, Journeyman, Apprentice, and Helpers

  • Works according to standard, detailed instructions and established, well-defined procedures

  • Determines work method from alternative

  • Works under broad assignment

  • All other duties as assigned

All team members are expected to demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Cooperate with others when in a team environment

  • Accept direction from supervisors

  • Follow work rules and procedures

  • Punctual and consistent attendance

  • Accept constructive feedback


  • Ability to work with tools and equipment such as, power and non-powered hand tools, vibrators, pumps, drills and jackhammers

  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of international and external constituencies from varied and diverse backgrounds, including line and execution staff, person representing industry, corporate, government, and community based organizations

  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk crouch, kneel, climb and periodically lift up to 50 lbs

  • Ability to work with machinery, such as, forklifts, skid loaders and power buggy's

  • Able to adapt communication style to the speaker and possess a high degree of active listening skills

  • Strong teamwork orientation

  • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills

  • Detail orientation

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of three years related experience is preferred

  • A valid driver's license is required

  • Must possess union specific training

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. EEO is the Law

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