MDU Resources Group Grading Foreman in Billings, Montana

Job Summary:

Position duties and responsibilities 1. Oversee construction crew on heavy/civil projects including but not limited to earthwork, gravel production/hauling/placement, culvert installations. 2. Report directly to project superintendent 3. Responsible for safety of crew and assist in overall job site safety. 4. Occasionally will be required to participate with crew duties including but not limited to operating equipment, driving trucks, and laborer work. 5. Ensure that work is constructed to the proper lines and grades as shown in project plans. Must be able to determine basic grades and elevations both by traditional survey equipment and GPS. 6. Responsible to account for crew time cards, daily production and record daily diary. 7. Utilizing company provided devices, monitor actual costs compared to budgets for work performed daily. 8. This is a full time seasonal position and is not exempt from over time (hourly). 9. Travel per diem and year end bonus if qualified. 10. Job locations will be in eastern Montana and western South Dakota

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2 years as a heavy/civil construction supervisor.
  2. Basic equipment operating skills.
  3. Ability to read plans and lay out/monitor work based on plans.
  4. Basic computer skills.
  5. Current driver’s license
  6. Be in good shape physically and able to lift up to 90 lbs.

How To Apply

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.

You may apply online at

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to: PO Box 1498 Billings, MT 59103-1498

Company: Knife River - Yellowstone Division

Department: Construction

Location: Billings, MT

Hiring Manager: James H Fuglevand

Closing Date: 02/11/2019 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal