Grading Foreman

United States | Full-time


Thalle Construction Company (Thalle), established in 1947, is a family-owned, privately-held, and rapidly growing heavy civil construction company.  We are a proud representative of the Tully Group ( organization. Thalle’s corporate headquarters is in Hillsborough, NC.  We have extensive experience in a wide range of heavy civil construction projects including dams, reservoirs, locks, DOT roadway construction, bridges, large diameter utilities, landfills, mass excavation, treatment plants, recycling plants, and on-demand emergency services.

We are seeking an experienced Heavy Civil Construction Grading Foreman for a current project in Northampton County, NC.  The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated team player with a strong work ethic providing an excellent long-term opportunity within the company.  It is a benefit of this position to have, large utility pipe, mass excavation and NCDOT Road & Bridge experience.  

Thalle Construction Company offers a Competitive full range of benefits: including Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance and 401K with a company match. Compensation is based on experience and motivation to excel.

Thalle Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, E-verify and Drug Free Workplace.

Location:  Northampton County NC, Roanoke Rapids NC Area

Salary: Based Upon Qualifications and Experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Grading Foremen will manage the earth removal of large public and private construction projects. They are team leaders, supervising crews of workers to ensure that projects proceed smoothly. A foreman contributes the knowledge gained from education and work site experience to see to it that the crew is working safely and efficiently to complete projects on time.

  • Identify and schedule each component of the plan and assign appropriate manpower and equipment to each activity daily.
  • At the outset of each day, meet with each assigned employee to clearly and effectively communicate to that employee his required personal daily activity
  • Coordinate with and direct the activity of all jobsite crews, subcontractors and material and equipment providers, and effectively interfaces with clients, inspectors, and regulatory representatives and other necessary individuals or organizations.
  • At the end of each day, accurately report all jobsite time and activity, review performance-to-plan with Project Engineer and or Project
  • Manager and adjust the following day’s assignments, resources and schedules
  • Monitor all job site activity throughout the day, coordinating and balancing activity to ensure that the daily plan is achieved, making adjustments in assignment as necessary for the master plan, schedule and budget is adhered to.
  • Working from contract documents, project plan and schedules and other relevant information, create a weekly/daily Project Work Plan.
  • Conduct work with 100% integrity and professionalism.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to review and understand plan specs and drawings
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in a field environment  Required 
  • NCDOT Project Experience
  • Proficient in written and verbal business communications skills
  • Ability to give and receive written or oral instructions
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationship with office and field personnel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on the telephone
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a progressive and growing heavy civil construction company that values your experience and work ethic. We are seeking long-term construction professionals that want to grow and develop with our growing and successful company.  Safety is Top Priority.