Schellinger Construction Paving Manager in Columbia Falls, Montana
For over 60 years, Schellinger Construction has been building highways and roads across Montana. We work primarily in Northwest Montana and provide a full range of services, including earthwork, trucking, gravel crushing, concrete supply, aggregate surfacing, culvert/pipe installation, asphalt paving, and retail aggregate supply (gravel, asphalt) . As a family business, we invest in our employees over the long term, providing a bonus program and a complete benefits package including, vacation, pension plan, and health insurance.
The Paving Manager is responsible for the management of the company’s paving operation, which encompasses all field operations including laydown, production, maintenance, quality control, people management, coordinating trucks, traffic control, safety, and administration. In addition, the technical knowledge to be able to develop mix designs, and manage volumetrics and compaction to meet specifications is required.
Responsibilities of the Paving Manager include, but are not limited to:
Operations & Management
Manage all operations, processes, and personnel required to complete the asphalt production and paving phases of our projects
Have a thorough understanding of each paving project’s plans, including specifications, equipment, manpower, quantities, quality control procedures, materials, safety and security practices, temporary utilities, and staging areas
Manage pre-paving processes, including pre-construction conference scheduling; ensuring submittals have been processed; QC monitoring during the crushing phase of aggregate production
Ensure materials (e.g. burner fuel, hydrated lime, liquid asphalt) have been ordered and monitor their delivery status
Quality specifications: develop asphalt mix designs, and manage volumetrics and compaction processes by troubleshooting any issues to meet specifications
Communication, Teamwork & Administration
Promote a team approach and maintain an open and respectful approach to communication with all employees and project stakeholders
Collaborate with both the paving foreman and hot plant foremen to put together daily and weekly plans, including the project’s schedule, job site layout, equipment, production, maintenance, safety, and quality
Assist crews when needed e.g. operating paving equipment and hot plant ; set up/teardown of hot plant
Manage the performance of the paving crew, which includes: recruiting, new hire orientation, resolving and documenting performance issues, training & development, and providing feedback on their performance
Work with the on-site mechanic or shop foreman to prioritize and complete equipment repairs and preventive maintenance
Review project productivity and job costs; provide monthly job cost projections
Review and approve timecards, meet reporting requirements, and ensures contract compliance
Manage change orders and the closeout of projects
Safety & Compliance
Ensure that “Safety First” is understood and demonstrated; conduct weekly safety meetings
Enforce and comply with company safety policies, EEO policies, and standard company procedures
Attend the annual foreman’s meeting and OSHA training
Discuss, document, and address all EEO complaints immediately
Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook
5-10+ years of paving experience
Willing to travel
As required, willing to work overtime, particularly during the core paving season (April – October)
A valid driver’s license and a good MVR is required. CDL not required, but will be viewed favorably
Wear appropriate protective equipment on job sites: steel-toed boots, hard hats, ear, and eye protection
Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which will include inclement weather, heat and cold, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
Experience using Microsoft Office’s suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook) is preferred
Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Compensation offered with this role will be based on work experience and capability
Schellinger Construction Company is a drug-free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Based on experience and capability. Healthcare, pension, and peformance bonus provided