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Manatt's Inc Fine Grade Foreman in Johnston, Iowa

Company Info

The success Manatts, Inc., enjoys today in the construction industry started 75 years ago. Back then, it was one man, one truck, and now our team of employees numbers more than 750 strong. We have dozens of ready-mix and asphalt production facilities around the state of Iowa. Our massive fleet of dump and ready-mix trucks serves thousands of job sites every year. In addition, our concrete and asphalt paving divisions, along with our various other crews, complete hundreds of projects every season.

Job Description

Our Metro Paving Division has an opening for a Fine Grade Foreman. Responsibilities include supervising and coordinating the activities of work crews engaged in preparing subgrade and finish grading for streets, parking lots, and highways; ensuring the quality of the grade in front of the paver and hand pour areas. This individual will directly supervise 2 or more non-supervisory employees and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems. Submission of daily paperwork is required.


  • Previous grading, operator, and string-line experience

  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction, construction methods, interpretation of plans and specifications

  • Ability to read plans, excellent problem solving skills, and a strong mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to set up and run a laser level

  • Effective communication and leadership skills

  • Basic computer skills and math skills necessary

  • Current driver's license and acceptable driving record

  • CDL license


  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • 401K Retirement Plan

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Wellness Program

  • Company Vehicle

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