Earthwork & Grading Foreman

Location: Chantilly, Virginia

Independence Excavating, Inc., a nationally recognized industry leader in challenging site development, demolition, environmental remediation and concrete crushing seeks to fill the position of an Earthwork & Grading Foreman in the Mid-Atlantic-Northern Virginia location for completion of projects from start to finish. Position offers full benefits including healthcare. If you meet the qualifications below please apply: 

Earthwork & Grading Foreman is responsible for various functions including, but not limited to:

  • Assist Project Manager in preparing detailed schedule and maintaining schedule throughout the project
  • Read, understand and interpret drawings and specifications
  • Review and understand detailed list of Subcontracts and Purchase Orders along with contacts with Project Manager prior to the start of the job
  • Monitor production, resource utilization and overall job cost vs. estimated cost to maintain profit margin on projects
  • Assist with project close-out activities such as punch list coordination, furnishing as-built drawings, providing O & M manuals and compiling final estimate / retainer billing
  • Responsible for general and specific safety practices, following company safety manual procedures, and cooperating with our safety representative in a positive pro-active manner
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma with additional schooling (AS or BS degree) or equivalent experience preferred; computer/site technology skills a plus
  • Five plus years previous commercial site management experience
  • Must be able to effectively communicate verbally with employees, external vendors, owners and general contractors
  • Must be able to discuss job plans effectively with local enforcement agencies
  • Must have strong organizational skills in order to handle the variety of tasks assigned
  • Must develop positive working relationships with owners and project engineers as well as local government offices
  • Position functions in the field (100%), in all types of weather conditions


Along with a competitive wage, we offer a comprehensive and rich benefits package.  Interested candidates should submit/fax their resume along with salary history and requirements.


Independence Excavating, INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Interested applicants can contact us and submit their resume online.

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