Location: Independence, Ohio

A Foreman is responsible for completion of projects from start to finish and handles all field related activities including managing his crew, scheduling, materials, subcontractors and is responsible for other various functions including, but not limited:

  • 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
  • Coordinate construction activities with local officials (engineering, service departments, fire, police, zoning, etc.) to keep Independence in good standing with the local government and residents
  • Responsible for general and specific safety practices, following company safety manual procedures, and cooperating with our safety representative in a positive pro-active manner
  • Responsible for ensuring that company maintains profit margin on job
  • Monitor Subcontractor / Supplier costs
  • Other duties as assigned


  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent is required.  Additional construction certifications or training preferred
  • Must effectively manage work forces including Operators, Teamsters, and Laborer if applicable
  • Must be able to effectively communicate verbally with employees, external vendors, owners and general contractors
  • Five years previous related experience is required
  • 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

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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