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Mountain Coaster Construction Foremen


Position Title: 

Mountain Coaster Construction Foremen

Reports To: 

V.P. Base Operations

Department: 

Mountain Coaster

GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Mountain Coaster Construction Foreman will be responsible for the day-to-day site management including the hiring, training and scheduling of the Mountain Coaster crew. The Foreman will be responsible for the daily coordination of excavating, assembly, and installation of the Mountain Coaster and its related electrical, concrete, survey and building construction components.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide excavation for a variety of trenches and foundations along with supporting crew members
  • Understand the general assembly of the track as well as working with survey crew to determine exact locations for all installation components.
  • Install track stand footers as directed at surveyed locations.
  • Operate heavy equipment including excavators, front end loaders and forklifts, and a variety of power and hand tools for the installation of the Mountain Coaster.
  • Run documented daily and weekly safety meetings with the crews and related subcontractors. Check all safety equipment daily for proper function. Use all safety equipment and procedures at all times. Be aware of the safety of self and others working around machines, track assemblies at all times.
  • Report any existing or potential safety hazard to supervisor immediately.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools, machinery as needed per the manufactures manual.
  • Operate machinery in a safe and careful manner to avoid damage to the machines and to protect corporate property, the forest land, wildlife habitat and natural resources.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assemble and maintain safety fences and any trail closures that are required at all times .
  • Be responsible for maintain tools at all times and be sure they are stored and re-charged on a nightly basis
  • Clean up trash to maintain a neat and safe work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of heavy construction, nut and bolt assembly, erection of a variety of telspar square metal for the Mountain Coaster construction.
  • Be comfortable working on very steep slope conditions.
  • Experience with power tools, for example, hand tools and cut-off saws.
  • Working at a variety of heights.
  • Have the ability to secure and wear safety equipment provided.
  • Alertness, concentration, judgment, precision, agility, balance, auditory discrimination, spatial perception, memory, reasoning, initiative, aesthetic sense and olfactory discrimination are necessary abilities.

Special Certifications/Licensing:  Valid Colorado Driver’s License and ability to meet the required standards to drive company vehicles required. OSHA 30 hour and Basic First Aid Certification desirable. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Education or Formal Training:  Basic Construction understanding

Experience:  A minimum of 4 months experience in related employment required.

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:

Air compressors, Jack hammers, hand tools, battery/electric operated drills, steel cut off saws, shovels, ratchets, 2-way radios.

Hard toe or steel toe boots will be required for certain aspects of the project, and employees are required to provide their own hard toe boots.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

99% of the work day is spent outdoors in a mountain forest environment, in changing weather conditions including but not limited to: extreme cold and heat, wind, snow, rain, thunder and lightning storms.  30% of the work day is spent standing and 60% is spent walking on uneven terrain.  10% of the workday is spent sitting.

Frequently balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, talking and listening, using near and far acuity, depth perception, color and field of vision. Repetitive heavy lifting and use of hand tools. Occasionally climbing, crawling, fingering, feeling, and smelling.  Frequently lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects weighing up to 100 pounds.  Frequently team lifting objects weighing up to 180lbs.

Noise levels reach up to 100 decibels for 90% of the work day.  Frequent exposure to vibration, fumes and dusts in the atmosphere.  Occasional exposure to odors, mists, gases and poor ventilation.  Potential hazards include mechanical, radiant energy, electrical, high exposed work site, burns and explosives.

 

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